How to Apply

Need more information?

David Lambour
Director of Academic Services:
Phone: 504-280-5473

Apply online to the University

An official application to the University is required. Please read the application instructions.

Go to the online application

1)  Enter personal, citizenship and contact information

2)  Choose the academic program and what term you want to begin

3)  List your previous university education, degrees and degree dates

4)  Enter residency information

5)  List any awards you have received

6)  Report your GPA and GRE scores (all official transcripts and official scores must be sent directly to UNO)

7)  Upload a statement of purpose.  The statement of purpose is a 2-page document that explains your educational and career objectives

8)  Upload a CV

9)  Upload a writing sample

10) Paper/presentations may also be uploaded but are not required

11) Enter the names and contact information for the three people who will submit letters of recommendation for you (academic references are preferred but we also accept professional references)

Submit your official transcripts

Forward all transcripts to the Office of Admissions.

Learn how to submit your transcripts to admissions