University of New Orleans: Statistics

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#983 of 14,131 In the World
#300 of 2,597 In North America
#269 of 2,496 In the United States
#3 of 27 In Louisiana
#2 of 9 In New Orleans
#45 of 1,012 For Computational Chemistry
Top50% For 58 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
83%
Average SAT
1135
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
6,895
Graduates
1,480
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.uno.edu

University of New Orleans Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 83% 83% 83%
Applicants 5,382 2,038 3,344
Admissions 4,462 1,690 2,772
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,078 516 562
Freshmen enrolled part time 45 26 19

3,615 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,719 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
66 or 6%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1000
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of New Orleans are 1000-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
945 or 84%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of New Orleans are 18-24 (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

White 4052 (48%)
Black or African American 1795 (21%)
Hispanic 1009 (12%)
Asian 605 (7%)
Two or more races 348 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 301 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 233 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 7 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,372
Students receiving aid
94%

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 capacity 1,604
Combined charge for room and board $9,730
Room charge $5,810
Meal charge $3,950

University of New Orleans Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 99 57
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 119 11
Accounting 82 21
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 95
Psychology, General 77 7
Mechanical Engineering 60
Computer Science 47 12
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 26 27
Finance, General 39 11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 42 8
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 45
English Language and Literature, General 26 17
Civil Engineering, General 39
Elementary Education and Teaching 25 7
Chemistry, General 15 14 2
Creative Writing 31
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 30
History, General 12 16
Engineering Science 18 10
Political Science and Government, General 26 1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 26
Fine & Studio Arts, General 21 4
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 24
Geology & Earth Science, General 18 2
Sociology, General 19 1
Mathematics, General 11 9
Health Services Administration 19
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 17
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 16
Secondary Education and Teaching 3 13
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 16
Philosophy 15
Music, General 13
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 6 7
Engineering & Industrial Management 13
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 10
Curriculum and Instruction 10
Business & Managerial Economics 10
Physics, General 6 3
Urban Studies & Affairs 6 2 1
Anthropology, General 9
International & Globalization Studies 9
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 6
Social Sciences, Other 6
Taxation 6
Fine and Studio Arts Management 5
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 5
Public Administration 5
Music Performance, General 4
Psychology, Other 4
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 2
Grand Total 1,101 423 37
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 41% 38% 45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,609
Citations
355,382

Publication / Citation count by topic

Chemistry
2,169 / 111,618
Engineering
1,851 / 63,357
Physics
1,564 / 70,591
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,336 / 35,673
Psychology
1,056 / 80,958
Materials Science
1,047 / 39,918
Medicine
987 / 60,665
Biology
829 / 47,104
Environmental Science
806 / 35,111
Business
799 / 31,656
Computer Science
639 / 20,595
Economics
513 / 21,448
Mathematics
399 / 9,829
Child Psychology
385 / 42,119
Computational Chemistry
304 / 15,916
Political Science
273 / 9,063
Organic Chemistry
255 / 24,222
Clinical Psychology
244 / 19,443
Art & Design
244 / 1,450
Sociology
235 / 7,432
Optical Engineering
222 / 3,606
Geology
220 / 7,604
Social Psychology
210 / 22,206
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
208 / 6,341
Nanotechnology
202 / 19,723
Demography
201 / 8,780
Ecology
190 / 16,063
Atomic and Molecular physics
183 / 12,530
Finance
180 / 5,741
Pharmacy
177 / 17,646
Inorganic Chemistry
176 / 9,127
Condensed Matter Physics
173 / 6,026
Chemical Engineering
149 / 5,733
History
147 / 689
Automation and Control engineering
146 / 3,454
Investment Banking and Stock trading
145 / 4,354
Geography and Cartography
131 / 3,826
Marketing
128 / 11,089
Biochemistry
128 / 5,022
Communications and Public Relations
126 / 4,338

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 139 1203
1992 152 1440
1993 167 1560
1994 195 1907
1995 205 2055
1996 237 2664
1997 236 2714
1998 258 3557
1999 247 3968
2000 238 3981
2001 294 4375
2002 318 5116
2003 343 6262
2004 361 7330
2005 356 9347
2006 349 11381
2007 302 13793
2008 339 15268
2009 407 18095
2010 371 19089
2011 391 21192
2012 350 24103
2013 386 26649
2014 385 27316
2015 331 27080
2016 271 25881
2017 274 25917
2018 255 24249
2019 266 27188
2020 258 28489
2021 305 30899

University of New Orleans alumni

  1. Taryn Terrell

    Taryn Terrell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    actormodelprofessional wrestlertelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Taryn Nicole Dryden is an American model, actress, stuntwoman, ring announcer, and professional wrestler. Currently, she serves as a wrestler and commentator for NWA.

  2. Kim McGuire

    Kim McGuire
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-2016 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim Diane McGuire was an American lawyer and author. A former actress, she was best known for her role of Mona "Hatchet-Face" Malnorowski in John Waters' 1990 comedy musical Cry-Baby.

  3. James H. Clark

    James H. Clark
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineerbusinessperson
    Biography

    James Henry Clark is an American entrepreneur and computer scientist. He founded several notable Silicon Valley technology companies, including Silicon Graphics, Inc., Netscape Communications Corporation, myCFO, and Healtheon. His research work in computer graphics led to the development of systems for the fast rendering of three-dimensional computer images.

  4. Mark Normand

    Mark Normand
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    comedianstand-up comediantelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Mark Normand is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He began performing stand-up in his hometown New Orleans in 2006. He has performed across the United States and abroad and has appeared on Conan, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

General info

Alternative names UNO
Founded 1956
Motto Great City, Great University
Colors reflex blue, silver
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff 986
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70148
United States
City population 379,000
Phone 8885144275
Fax +1 (504) 280 5522

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