Profile Data from 2013
  • Avg. SAT Score
    1005
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $5,530
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,903
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
214 Hebrard Blvd
Lafayette, Louisiana 70504, United States
Website

About Moody College of Business Administration

The B. I. Moody III College of Business Administration consists of four academic units in the disciplines of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, Marketing and Hospitality. The college also offers degrees in Professional Land Resource Management and Insurance and Risk Management. To compliment these majors we offer twenty-two minors, such as Business Law, Innovation and Creativity, Military Science and Manangement Information Systems. The University has a total enrollment of 16,800. Lafayette is located in the heart of Cajun country.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    62%
  • Yield
    32%
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1926

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About University of Louisiana, Lafayette

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
62% University of Louisiana, Lafayette 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. SAT/ACT scores
  2. High school GPA
  3. Class rank
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1050
  • Min. ACT 23
  • Min. GPA 2.54
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1050
  • Min. ACT 23
  • Min. GPA 2.50
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
9628% 9,628
62% 62
32% 32
62% School Selectivity
32% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT or SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
870% 870
63% 63
40% 40
63% Program Selectivity
40% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.3
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 16
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
Graduates seeking full-time employment
Graduates not seeking employment
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Kolder, Champagne, Slaven & Co. 6
  • Northwest Mutual 4
  • Macy's 2
  • Stuller, Inc. 2
  • Stone Energy Corp 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 16
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 97
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Resume writing programs, mock interviews, internship & career fairs.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$16,552
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $5,530
  • Fees $1,460
  • Expenses $9,562
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$25,522
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $14,500
  • Fees $1,460
  • Expenses $9,562
15% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit 100%
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Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://admissions.louisiana.edu/financial-aid/
Scholarships
$52,900
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Moody College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
43% 40
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
52% 30
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
5 Moody College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Hospitality Management, Petroleum Resource Management, Insurance & Risk, Health Care Administration
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Marketing
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Business Program Classes
5% Less than 20 Students 12% More than 50 Students
83% 21 to 50 students
30 Average number of students in non-business required electives
89 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • MKTG 425 - Advanced Professional Sales
  • HRTM 405 - International Tourism
  • MGMT 497 - Petroleum Industry Management
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2011
Degrees Offered
  • BSBA - Accounting
  • BSBA - Economics
  • BSBA - Management
  • BSBA - Finance
  • BSBA - Marketing
  • BSBA - Hospitality Management
  • BSBA - Professional Land & Resource Management
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
90% 90
50% 50
Prominent Faculty
  • Dr. Linus Wilson

    Finance - Federal Stimulus Program

  • Ms. Ellen Cook

    Acountancy - IRS Panel

  • Dr. Brooke Hamilton

    Business Ethics

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Approximately 43 students each year enroll in our internship program.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Students can earn 3-9 credits over the summer to Costa Rica, China, England, France, Guatemala and Italy. Approved by appropriate department head or director and by the Study Abroad Program committee.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Business course projects give students oppurtunities to volunteer.

Students

18% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 15% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1070 75th Percentile Score on SAT 25 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
70% 70
African American
24% 24
Asian American
2% 2
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
1%
%
%
97%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
98% 98
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
2% 2
18 Average age of full-time students
74% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
18% 18
47% 47

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 17,654
Alumni Donations
$667 Average Gift $68,000 Largest Gift

Steven Dugal, Managing Partner, Insurance Agent Northwest Mutual Life

Most Prominent Alumni
  • B. I. Moody III

    Founder and owner of multiple companies

  • John Bordelon

    CEO HomeBank

  • Joey Durel

    Mayor, City of Lafayette, LA