Set on a beautiful 195-acre campus, The University of New Orleans (UNO) has provided comprehensive courses, vibrant student life and educational excellence for over 60 years. Teaching over 8,000 students, it is ranked as one of Louisiana's best colleges by The Princeton Review.
The university is internationally recognized as one of the top 1,000 universities in the world, as well as a top 200 university in America (Center for World University Rankings).
UNO's international faculty are experts in their field and come from over 100 countries. The university offers a range of courses, including undergraduate and graduate level, minors, certifications, and pre-professional courses. Students can also study abroad on award-winning programs in Europe, Central and South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia.
UNO welcomes students from over 140 countries, with an alumni community of over 70,000. For the second consecutive year, UNO has been ranked top for ethnic diversity amongst Louisiana universities (College Factual).
The only public research university in New Orleans, UNO is certified as a Doctoral University with Higher Research Activity (Carnegie Foundation). This certification is held by less than 100 other institutions. UNO alumni have a bright future, with 90 percent of students employed within two years of graduating (Niche.com), and their salary potential has been ranked number one in Louisiana.
The campus has multiple areas for students to socialize in, including coffee shops, a recreation and fitness center and a fine arts gallery. The main campus is a short distance away from the beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, and just fifteen minutes away from the iconic French Quarter.
The bustling city of New Orleans, including the central business district, is just ten minutes away from campus. It is the only city in the world with two festivals on the Best Music Festivals Around the Globe list and has the highest number of festivals per capita in America.