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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 Fall 2014

August 18
Fall classes begin

August 22
Final date for dropping/adding courses for Fall 2014, close of business is 11:30 am

September 1
No classes, University closed for Labor Day holiday

September 12
Final day to remove I grades received in summer coursework

September 22
Final date to resign from University

October 9
No classes for Fall Break holiday, University open

October 10
No classes for Fall Break holiday, University closed

October 23
Deadline to submit thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School

October 27-31
Comprehensive examinations

November 14
Final date to apply for Spring 2015 graduation and comprehensive examinations

November 17
Registration for Spring 2015 classes begins

November 20-26
Final exams for graduating students

November 27 and 28
No classes, University closed for Thanksgiving holiday

December 1-5
Final exams for non-graduating students

December 6

December 22 - January 2
All University offices closed

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

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


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