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Academics & Research

Transdisciplinary academic programs and applied research are essential to the advancement of sustainability practices in Louisiana and similar communities worldwide.

At the University, we pride ourselves on the quality of our programs, the innovativeness of our students and faculty, and our ever-present passion for making a difference in the world. UL Lafayette specializes in applied research that solves real-world problems.
As an institution of higher learning, the University is committed to preparing each student for success as a globally responsible, productive citizen committed to
environmental stewardship.

STRATEGIC ACADEMICS AND RESEARCH GOAL: Educate, inspire, and foster students’ development into change agents who are informed and capable of implementing thoughtful, effective solutions to the environmental, social, and economic challenges we face at the local, national, and global scales.