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On the northeast corner of campus, you'll find the Century Oaks, which President Stephens planted in 1901. And just like the oaks, the University has grown.

Student enrollment is at a record high, graduation rates are climbing, and research funding tops $150 million annually.

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When Dr. Edwin Stephens became the University's first president in 1900, the Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute had no campus, faculty, or students.

Over the next 37 years, he built the foundation for what would become the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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As we grow, we're making sure to stay true to our roots. We celebrate life through festivals and our annual campus-wide crawfish boil.

Plus, we remember our rich history through academic programs, like traditional music and Francophone studies, and through research to find our ancestors' original settlements.

August 8th, 2020

Summer 2020 Commencement caps a historic academic year at University

Fireworks capped the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Summer 2020 Commencement Friday at Cajun Field, a history-... Read More ➝
August 5th, 2020

$1M federal grant boosts research to convert carbon dioxide into ethylene

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Louisiana at... Read More ➝
August 4th, 2020

Cajun Compass gives students, alums networking, mentorship platform

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has developed an online platform for career development and networking among... Read More ➝

Student Research

UL Lafayette is launching its new Quality Enhancement Plan — Advance: Student Research Experience.

Through Advance, students will have more opportunities for mentored research, innovative projects and creative endeavors.