University of Louisiana at Lafayette

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Louisiana Resident Sticker Price
$25,922
In State Costs for University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,407
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$4,505
Room and Board $10,708
Other Expenses Budget$4,002
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$39,650
Out of State Costs for University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Fee Cost
Tuition$19,135
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$4,505
Room and Board $10,708
Other Expenses Budget$4,002

Residents of Louisiana pay an annual total price of $25,922 to attend University of Louisiana at Lafayette on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,407 for tuition, $10,708 room and board, $1,300 for books and supplies and $4,505 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $39,650 which is 53% higher than Louisiana residents. The tuition charge is $19,135 while room and board is $10,708, books and supplies are $1,300 and other fees come in at $4,505.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Louisiana at Lafayette when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$12,502
Net Price by Income University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,569
$30,001 to $48,000$11,381
$48,001 to $75,000$14,193
$75,001 to $110,000$15,650
$110,000+$15,908

The average reported annual net price for University of Louisiana at Lafayette for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $12,502 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

Finanical Aid University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $7,899 92%
Pell Grant $4,545 38%
Federal Student Loan $5,626 54%

The average reported annual net price for University of Louisiana at Lafayette for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $12,502 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Louisiana at Lafayette, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $20,932. The loan balance of $20,932 is a four year multiple of the $5,233 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $217 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $20,932
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $217.23
Total Interest Paid $5,135.44
Sum of All Loan Payments $26,067.44

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$103,688
Year Louisiana Residents Non Residents
1 $25,922 $39,650
2 $27,878 $42,641
3 $29,981 $45,859
4 $32,243 $49,318

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Louisiana at Lafayette to be $103,688 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7.5% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Louisiana Residents $413 $1,239 $1,652
Out of State Residents $985 $2,955 $3,940

Estimated cost for a class at University of Louisiana at Lafayette based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Louisiana at Lafayette versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160658 IPEDS survey data for University of Louisiana at Lafayette.