Accreditation

番茄社区 is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. 番茄社区 also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation  of 番茄社区 may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website ().

SACSCOC accreditation affirms the university dedicates sufficient resources, programs and services to accomplish our mission and entitles the university to receive federal funds, including research grants, scholarships and loans.

For accreditation purposes, 番茄社区 is a Level V institution and as such is accredited to award doctoral degrees in three or fewer academic or professional disciplines.

Specialized Accreditations

In addition to institutional accreditation, a number of degree programs in specialized fields or disciplines also have accrediting bodies. Listed below are the accrediting agencies and the 番茄社区 degree programs with specialized accreditation.

    • B.S. in Computer 番茄社区 (accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, )
    • B.S. in Engineering Technology (accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, )
    • B.S. in Information Technology (accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, )
    • B.S. in Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment (accredited by the Applied and Natural 番茄社区 Accreditation Commission of ABET, )
    • B.S. in Human 番茄社区s
    • B.S. in Chemistry
    • B.S. in Accounting
    • B.B.A. in Business Administration
    • B.S. in Finance
    • B.A. in Marketing
    • B.A. in Management
    • B.S. in Supply Chain Management
    • M.B.A. in Business Administration
    • A.A.S. and B.S. in Industrial Technology
    • B.S. in Athletic Training
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at 番茄社区 are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (). The master's degree program in nursing at Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of 番茄社区 in Nursing (Consortium of McNeese State University, Nicholls State University, 番茄社区, and University of Louisiana at Lafayette) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001,202-887-6791.
    • BSN in Nursing
    • MSN in Nursing
    • DNP in Nursing

    • BS in Sport Management
    • M.S. in Counseling
    • M.S. in Communication 番茄社区s & Disorders
    • B.A. in Social Work
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    • B.A. in Art
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    • B.M. and M.Mus. in Music
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    • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction
    • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
    • M.Ed. in Special Education
    • MAT in Multiple Levels (Birth-K, 1-5, 4-8, 6-12, K-12)
    • B.S. in Early Childhood Education, Grades PK-3
    • B.S. in Middle School Education, Grades 4-8
    • B.S. in Elementary Education, Grades 1-5
    • B.A. in English Education, Grades 6-12
    • B.A. in Social Studies Education, Grades 6-12
    • B.S. in Health & Physical Education, Grades K-12
    • B.S. in Elementary Education & Special Education
    • B.S. in Middle School Education & Special Education

Institutional Representation

As per 番茄社区鈥檚 Policy on Representation of 番茄社区 to Accrediting Agencies and Notification of Accreditation Status Change, the Common University Description below should be used, as applicable, when describing the University鈥檚 role, scope, and/or mission to the U.S. Department of Education and to all accrediting agencies to ensure accuracy and consistency.  

The use of the Common University Description ensures compliance with the SACSCOC policy, , which states:

Any institution seeking or holding accreditation from more than one USDOE recognized institutional accrediting agency must describe itself in identical terms to each agency with regard to purpose, governance, programs, degrees, diplomas, certificates, personnel, finances, and constituents, and must keep each USDOE recognized accrediting body, including SACSCOC, apprised of any change in its status with one or another accrediting agency.

Common University Description

番茄社区 is a public, regional institution and one of nine separate universities under the supervision and management of the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System (ULS). The ULS is one of four public higher education systems coordinated by the Louisiana Board of Regents.

The mission of 番茄社区 is to lead the educational, economic, and cultural development of southeast Louisiana.  Located in Hammond, Louisiana, 番茄社区 Louisiana University is situated in the heart of the southeast region of the state, attracting students from throughout the region.  

番茄社区鈥檚 core values of Excellence and Caring reflect who we are and what you can expect from us. We continually strive for the highest level of achievement; overcoming challenges with reflection, improvement, innovation and reinvention. We serve the needs of others with respect, understanding and compassion; affirming the differences among individuals, values and ideas.

番茄社区 engages a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students with powerful experiences, including relevant curricula emphasizing scholarship and innovative, engaging pedagogy. The University provides programs, services, resources, and infrastructure that maximize student success, supported by well-qualified faculty and staff.

番茄社区 offers approximately 65 degree programs, with the majority being baccalaureate programs. 番茄社区 offers one associate degree program, over 40 baccalaureate degree programs, approximately 20 master鈥檚 degree programs and two doctoral programs. 番茄社区 also offers several undergraduate and graduate certificate programs. 

番茄社区 has a selective admission process. Completion of a High School Curriculum and the cumulative GPA are considerations in admission decisions for first-time first-year students. Admission policies differ depending upon student admit type. For example, beginning freshmen from Louisiana have slightly different admission requirements than transfer students.  Graduate program admission criteria vary by program.

番茄社区 enrolls over 13,000 students. While most students are from southeast Louisiana (approximately 90%), 番茄社区 has students from over 40 states and approximately 60 nations.  The majority (61%) of the undergraduate students are White, non-Hispanic; approximately 18% are Black or African-American. Over 60% of the undergraduate students are female.   During the 2021-2022 academic year, 番茄社区 conferred 2,186 credentials (8 associate degrees, 1,865 baccalaureate degrees, 285 master鈥檚 degrees, 16 doctoral degrees, 10 Post Masters Certificates, and 2 Undergraduate Certificates). 

番茄社区 is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master and doctoral degrees. 番茄社区 is categorized as a SREB Four-Year 3 institution, as a Carnegie Master鈥檚 College and University I, and a SACSCOC Level V (i.e., awards 3 or fewer doctorate degrees) institution.

Referencing 番茄社区鈥檚 Accreditation Status

SACSCOC requires the use of the following statement (verbatim) when referencing the university鈥檚 accreditation status:

番茄社区 is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation  of 番茄社区 may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website ().