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ULM programs are recognized nationally for their quality and affordability

Research opportunities and hands-on laboratory experiences are available depending on program of study

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Explore the opportunities offered by a graduate degree from ULM!

A graduate degree from ULM offers a competitive advantage for students seeking to improve their career opportunities. Our degree programs are offered in on-campus, full- or part-time, and online formats that are designed to meet the diverse needs of our student body. All of our programs are academically rigorous and involve intensive work in your major program; many of our graduate programs provide essential community services. As a graduate student, you make a vital contribution to the ULM campus and the surrounding community. Join us!

News, Research, and Events

ULM named best online university in Louisiana
Factors considered in this ranking include academic excellence, faculty strength, online teaching methods, reputation, awards, and number of programs offered.

ULM named tier one regional university by U.S. News & World Report
ULM is the highest ranked Louisiana institution and is number 81 on the list. 

ULM online programs nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report
ULM’s online graduate business degree (MBA) and online graduate education degree (M.Ed.) are nationally ranked in the 2014 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs.”

ULM online MBA named one of U.S. News & World Report's 2013 "Best Online Education Programs"
U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Online Education Programs includes the online MBA offered by the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s College of Business.

GetEducated.com ranks School of Education among nation’s best
The University of Louisiana at Monroe’s School of Education (part of the College of Arts, Education and Science) received four “best buy for online degree” recognitions from GetEducated.com.

Important Dates for Spring 2015

December 22 - January 2
All University offices closed

January 6
Registration for Spring 2015 classes closes at 3:30 pm

January 12
Spring classes begin

January 16
Final date for dropping/adding courses for Spring 2015, close of business is 11:30 am

January 19
No classes, University closed for Martin Luther King Day holiday

February 6
Final day to remove I grades received in fall coursework

February 16-17
No classes, University closed for Mardi Gras holiday

February 18
No classes for Mardi Gras holiday, University offices open

February 19
Classes resume

March 6
Deadline to submit thesis/dissertation to Graduate Advisory Committee

March 9-13 
Preliminary examinations for doctoral students

March 23
Final date to resign from University

March 23-27
Comprehensive examinations

March 30
Deadline to submit thesis/dissertation to Graduate School

April 3 and 6
No classes, University closed for Spring Break holiday

April 7-10
No classes for Spring Break holiday, University offices open

April 13
Classes resume

April 14
Final date to apply for Summer 2015 graduation and comprehensive examinations

April 27 - May 1
Final exams for graduating students

May 4-8
Final exams for non-graduating students

May 9

See Schedule of Classes for late registration information and other important dates


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