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University of Louisiana at Lafayette Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Lafayette, LA

Location and Setting


Lafayette Population
124,276
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
1,375 acres

Weather

Temperature
39.6 average low in January, 90.5 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Lafayette
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Lafayette

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
24% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
76%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Ragin' Cajun
School Colors
Vermillion and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf     x x
Soccer x      
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf    
Soccer x  
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Soccer    
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, union program council, chi alpha, student government association, greek council, newman club
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

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