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Tyler is a first-year freshman attending UL Lafayette on a scholarship.

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Melanie is a junior double majoring in political science and marketing. 

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Anthony is a member of the UL Gospel Choir who shares his Ragin' Spirit through music.

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Quynh is an international student from Vietnam. She is majoring in business and is in the honors program.

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Sean is a music business major whose work has been featured in a national commercial.

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Laura is a graduate student in communications who oversees the Office of Sustainability.

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Darryl is an exercise science major and wide receiver for the Ragin' Cajuns.

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Cris is a sports management major from São Paulo, Brazil. He feels his hands-on experience here has prepared him for his professional career.

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Shirlane is a freshman returning to school who balances her family life and work responsibilities.

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Peter is a junior majoring in advertising who traveled to Italy with our Study Abroad program.

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International Student Requirements

International First-Time Freshmen Applicants

Application Checklist

International first-time freshmen applicants must submit the following to be considered for admission to the university:

Admissions Requirements

International students are considered for guaranteed freshmen admission if they:

  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.5 (converted to the U.S. scale)
  • Meet the minimum requirements for ACT OR SAT scores
    • ACT: 19 in Math and 18 in English
    • SAT: 510 in Math and 500 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
  • Meet the minimum requirements for English language proficiency (unless exempt from this requirement):
    • TOEFL: 79 (Internet-based test) or 550 (paper-based test)
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • Duolingo: 100
    • ACT English: 18
    • SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 500
    • Accuplacer Writing: 250

Submitting Documents via Courier

If sending required application documents using a courier service, please use the following address for Undergraduate Admissions:

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment
1311 Johnston Street
Foster Hall Room 112
Lafayette, LA  70503