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University of Louisiana at Lafayette

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette
MottoFortiter, Feliciter, Fideliter
Motto in English
Boldly, Happily, Faithfully
EstablishedJuly 14, 1898[1]
Endowment$153.2 million[2]
PresidentE. Joseph Savoie
Academic staff
Location, ,
United States
  • Main Campus:
    145 acres (0.59 km2)
  • University Commons:
    391 acres (1.58 km2)
  • Misc Acreage:
    764 acres (3.09 km2)
  • Total:
    1,300 acres (5.3 km2)
ColorsVermilion and White[4]
NicknameRagin' Cajuns
AffiliationsUL System

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette, University of Louisiana, or UL) is a public research university in Lafayette, Louisiana. It has the largest enrollment within the nine-campus University of Louisiana System. It has the second largest enrollment in Louisiana.

It was founded in 1898 as an industrial school. It offers Louisiana's only Ph.D. in francophone studies, Louisiana's only master's of informatics, and Louisiana's only industrial design degree.

The university has achieved several milestones in computer science, engineering and architecture. It is also home to a distinct College of the Arts.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The University (history)". 19 December 2012.
  2. "University of Louisiana at Lafayette Foundation, Inc. Financial Report June 30, 2018" (PDF). p. 19. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Preliminary Headcount Enrollment Summary". Louisiana Board of Regents. September 2016. Retrieved October 19, 2016.
  4. "University of Louisiana at Lafayette Brand Guide and Graphic Standards Manual" (PDF). Retrieved June 15, 2016.