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Thread: UL by the Numbers

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2002

    Default UL by the Numbers

    University of Louisiana, fast facts

    University of Louisiana:

    "Ragin' Cajuns"
    Founded 1898
    Enrollment: 17,000
    Faculty and Staff: 1200+
    NCAA Division 1-A charter member
    Selective Admissions
    Lafayette MSA: 354,000

    Other information:
    Carnegie Doctoral/Research Intensive
    SREB Doctoral II
    Foundation: $75,000,000
    1998 Extramural Research Funding: $25,000,000
    $2 million Endowed Super Chair: 1
    $1 million Endowed Chairs: 21
    Endowed Professorships: 170

    Doctoral Programs:
    PhD English & Creative Writing
    PhD Mathematics
    PhD Computer Science
    PhD Computer Engineering
    PhD Cognitive Sciences
    PhD Environmental & Evolutionary Biology
    PhD Francophone Studies

    Athletic Facilities:

    Cajun Field (Football): 31,500 (earthworks bowl with grass overflow to 40,000+ and expandable to 70,000)

    CAJUNDOME (Basketball): 12,800
    Cajun Track: 5,000
    M. L. Tigue Moore Baseball Field: 3,500
    Lady Cajun Softball Park: 1,500
    Earl K. Long Gym (women's athletics): 1,500
    Cajun Courts: 1,000

    You may visit the University of Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns' official web site at http://www.louisiana.edu. Thank you for your interest.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Houston, TX

    Default Re: The Battle for a Name

    Shouldn't some of this be updated, e.g. over $100,000,000 in the Foundation and Princeton Review, etc.? And, we are not the oldest school in our system. I believe Northwestern State and maybe LA Tech are older.

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