Resources › For Students and Parents University of Louisiana at Monroe Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Library and Conference Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Billy Hathorn / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0 For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated January 10, 2018 University of Louisiana at Monroe Description: The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a public university located in the north of the state. Compared to many similar universities, UL Monroe is a good educational value with low tuition and a majority of students receiving grant aid. The university boasts of a 17 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 19. The university offers 91 degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. In athletics, the ULM Warhawks compete in the NCAA Division I Sun Belt Conference. Admissions Data (2016): University of Louisiana - Monroe Acceptance Rate: 76%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 460 / 680SAT Math: 490 / 680SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanLouisiana colleges SAT score comparisonSun Belt SAT comparison chartACT Composite: 20 / 25ACT English: 20 / 26ACT Math: 18 / 24What these ACT numbers meanLouisiana colleges ACT score comparisonSun Belt ACT comparison chart Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 9,038 (7,778 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 37% Male / 63% Female67% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $8,284 (in-state); $20,384 (out-of-state)Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,688Other Expenses: $3,334Total Cost: $20,526 (in-state); $32,626 (out-of-state) University of Louisiana at Monroe Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 98%Loans: 44%Average Amount of AidGrants: $9,371Loans: $4,878 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Construction Engineering, Criminal Justice Studies, Elementary Education, Exercise Science, General Studies, Nursing, Psychology Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 74%4-Year Graduation Rate: 18%6-Year Graduation Rate: 42% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Baseball, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Track and Field, Tennis Golf, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Explore Other Louisiana Colleges: Centenary | Grambling State | LSU | Louisiana Tech | Loyola | McNeese State | Nicholls State | Northwestern State | Southern University | Southeastern Louisiana | Tulane | UL Lafayette | University of New Orleans | Xavier University of Louisiana at Monroe Mission Statement: complete mission statement can be found at http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8c87b138#/8c87b138/12 "The University of Louisiana at Monroe (UL-Monroe) is committed to serving as a gateway to diverse academic studies for citizens living in the urban and rural regions of the Lower Mississippi Delta. The University offers a broad array of academic and professional programs from the associate level through the doctoral degree, including the state’s only public Pharm.D. program. Complemented by research and service, these programs address the post- secondary educational needs of the area’s citizens, businesses, and industries."