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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s thousands of students attend a world-renowned research institution, which was founded in 1898 as Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute. The first brick was laid in 1900, and then classes began in September 1901. Degree programs included agriculture, stenography and mechanics. Today, Dr. Joseph Savoie, the University’s sixth president, oversees the state’s second-largest public institution, an international leader in computer science, engineering and nursing.
The university offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the following schools and colleges:
College of the Arts
College of Business Administration
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Liberal Arts
College of Nursing & Allied Health Professions
College of Sciences
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is committed to providing rigorous online degree and certificate programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Online programs are taught by faculty members who are dedicated, experienced, and certified.
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