University of New Orleans Rankings

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In the World#1003 of 14178
In North America#321 of 2629
In the United States#287 of 2528
In Louisiana#4 of 27
In New Orleans#2 of 9

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
56%
Average SAT
1128
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
6,713
Graduates
1,518
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uno.edu

University of New Orleans Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate56%61%52%
Applicants5,8822,1353,747
Admissions3,2671,3031,964
Freshmen enrolled full time926461465
Freshmen enrolled part time963

3,183 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

567 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
90 or 10%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1015
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of New Orleans are 1015-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
872 or 93%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of New Orleans are 20-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4121 (50%)
Black or African American1539 (19%)
Hispanic1050 (13%)
Asian633 (8%)
Two or more races374 (5%)
Nonresident Alien332 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown155 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,692
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,090$6,090
Tuition in-state$6,090$6,090
Tuition out-of-state$10,926$10,660
Fee in-district$2,982$3,018
Fee in-state$2,982$3,018
Fee out-of-state$2,982$3,018

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,604
Combined charge for room and board$9,304
Room charge$5,710
Meal charge$3,594

University of New Orleans Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General11050
Biology & Biological Sciences, General10914
Accounting9324
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other95
Psychology, General706
Computer Science4220
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General509
Mechanical Engineering54
Finance, General4212
Hospitality Administration & Management, General3413
English Language and Literature, General2414
History, General2018
Electrical and Electronics Engineering38
Elementary Education and Teaching2216
Marketing & Marketing Management, General32
Civil Engineering, General31
Creative Writing28
Chemistry, General15102
Geology & Earth Science, General188
Engineering Science188
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering24
Sociology222
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General24
Fine & Studio Arts, General176
Mathematics, General139
Health & Health Care Administration & Management21
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General21
Political Science and Government, General173
Philosophy18
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services162
Educational Leadership and Administration, General710
Curriculum and Instruction132
Music Performance, General14
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning14
Secondary Education and Teaching94
Physics, General84
Music, General12
Fine and Studio Arts Management12
Taxation11
Business & Managerial Economics18
Urban Studies & Affairs233
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration8
Health Services Administration7
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General7
Engineering & Industrial Management7
Public Administration6
International & Global Studies5
Social Sciences, Other4
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs3
Anthropology2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other1
Psychology, Other1
Grand Total1,08744640
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate42%39%46%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 19%

Publications & Citations

Publications
10,067
Citations
374,897

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
1,990
Psychology
1,317
Materials science
1,158
Computer science
741
Biology
671
Mathematics
598
Economics
417
Engineering
386
Business
358
Physics
348
Political science
339
Sociology
272
Medicine
263
Geology
260
Environmental science
186
History
161
Geography
140
Art
112
Philosophy
91

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History2941,161
Political science2978,542
Psychology34395,404
Economics49714,248
Business51112,504
Chemistry54387,563
Sociology5706,710
Geology6127,799
Materials science63337,883
Geography7213,576
Environmental science8326,031
Philosophy877162
Computer science89315,994
Mathematics91310,996
Biology100033,336
Physics10178,574
Engineering10824,836
Art109867
Medicine14808,455

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901731306
19911321167
19921351369
19931611486
19941831778
19951922023
19962242376
19972132473
19982313257
19992123509
20002123430
20012713623
20023014175
20033125240
20043426357
20053408180
20063389859
200729312015
200832613322
200939816071
201034917133
201137419838
201233922962
201337325291
201437925948
201532325628
201626824364
201727024132
201824520681
201926223658
202021924429

General info

Alternative namesUNO
Founded1956
WikipediaUniversity of New Orleans
MottoGreat City, Great University
Colorsreflex blue, silver
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff1,123
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70148
United States
City population379,000
Phone8885144275
Fax+1 (504) 280 5522

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