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Academics

A rewarding academic experience awaits you at the 水果视频.

With more than 240 majors, concentrations, and minors, our curriculum gives you the flexibility to customize your academic journey to your interests.

And you'll do so at a research institution that is among the Top 3% in the country.

Whatever your path, you will graduate with strong foundations in critical and creative thinking, leadership, research, and writing and speaking.

水果视频 Lafayette is home to some of the best thinking in the world. We have a community where students learn, share what they learn, savor the experience, and thrive 鈥 in their studies, careers, and lives.

Explore Our Programs

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Advance your undergraduate experience in one of our masters and doctoral programs.

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Our online degree and course offerings include 100% online and hybrid options.

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A Community of Scholars & Visionaries__

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水果视频 Lafayette is an impressive public university of more than 19,000 students, but being here feels like home.__That鈥檚 because we鈥檙e a family of collaborative students and inspired faculty 鈥 teachers, researchers, scientists, engineers, nurses, and other problem-solvers 鈥 generously working and learning together.__

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At a Glance

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Do Good Work

Get hands-on experience in labs, clinics, offices and studios.

Inclusive Excellence

We're committed to racial equity and social justice through education and meaningful actions.

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Student Research Experience__

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As an R1 university, we tackle problems that directly impact the public. This mission spans every major at 水果视频 Lafayette. Our faculty bring real problems and pressing research questions to class where students like you help find answers and solutions. You鈥檒l see that a top research university really can address large-scale issues with passion and ingenuity 鈥 and still nurture individual students with inventive and attentive teaching.__

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_ Connecting Classroom & Community_

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Our student projects, such as , connect with the local community to preserve our shared history and improve quality of life for the future.

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_ Connecting Classroom & Industry_

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Through internships, you learn the ins and outs of your field while applying your knowledge and making connections.

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_ Connecting Classroom & Research_

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Work with faculty or partner with outside organizations on large-scale or individual research projects.

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_ Connecting Classroom & the World_

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Study abroad and earn class credit in destinations like England, France, Italy, and Costa Rica.

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Live & Learn Here

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Study where it all happens

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Geology, environmental science, and biology students regularly visit sites like Cypress Lake, Lake Martin, the Atchafalaya Basin, Alexander State Forest, and Kisatchie National Forest.

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  • Highlight_ _ Access to nature for study and play_ _
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  • Distance_ _ 20-minute to 1-hour drive from campus_ _
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Hilliard Art Museum

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The features exhibitions and lectures by regional, national and international artists. Admission is free for students, faculty and staff.

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Louisiana鈥檚 political debates

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Political science, criminal justice, and journalism students get front row seats to Louisiana鈥檚 political debates every election season.

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  • Highlight_ _ On-campus campaign debates_ _
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  • Distance_ _ Multiple locations on campus_ _
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Celebrating cultures

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Multi-cultural festivals such as , , the Latin Music Festival, and celebrate modern languages, sociology, anthropology, music and dance.

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  • Distance_ _ 5 to 15 minute walk from campus_ _
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_ Learning Resources_

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We recognize that not all students learn in the same ways or at the same speeds. We鈥檙e here to help you excel with a variety of academic support options.

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You can find tutoring, major and career guidance, and writing help on campus.

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Academic Offices

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What We Do

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The Office of Academic Programs provides direction and support for curriculum management, academic policy, academic publications, general education curriculum, program articulation, and degree requirement exceptions.

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The Office of Institutional Effectiveness provides support and leadership through planning, assessment, data analysis, data reporting, performance monitoring, and project management that work to support 水果视频 Lafayette鈥檚 mission, services, programs, and student success.

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The Office of Institutional Research provides accurate and consistent data and information about 水果视频 Lafayette to support University management and decision-making.

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What We Do

The Ray P. Authement College of Sciences is home to programs and research in biology, chemistry, geosciences, informatics, computer science, math, and physics.

College

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The Graduate School oversees graduate education from application and admissions to graduation. It serves graduate students earning master鈥檚 and doctoral degrees as well as those pursuing graduate certificates.