Have Questions?

For more information contact your counselor in Transfer Services.

You’re looking for a different college experience. Maybe your academic goals require a more specialized degree program. Or maybe you want more opportunities to interact with industries, businesses, and/or organizations. Each year over 4,000 students transfer to the University of New Orleans from community/junior colleges and traditional universities who come with a variety of academic and/or social needs.

UNO strives to accommodate the needs of all its students by offering a variety of high-demand academic programs (Programs of Distinction), a broad range of evening and Saturday classes, as well as our summer sunrise and mini-session classes.

Every semester, UNO offers a Transfer Student Orientation to make the adjustment to campus both pleasant and successful. Our faculty and staff are available during their regular office hours and by appointment to give you the extra attention you may need.

Why choose UNO?

You may already know that the University of New Orleans offers affordable tuition and payment schedules. But you should also know that:

  • UNO is #1 in Least Financial Burden in Louisiana (based on percentage of students with debt and amount of average debt).
  • UNO has been admitted to the ranks of the "Urban 13"-a consortium of the best urban universities in the United States.
  • UNO's hotel, restaurant and tourism administration program has the largest undergraduate program in the hospitality and tourism in the state.
  • UNO offers the only naval architecture and marine engineering program in the South and is one of only 5 nationally.
  • UNO's film arts program is the first and only one in the country with a bona fide partnership with the American Film Institute.
  • UNO boasts the largest graduate College of Education & Human Development in the state to prepare tomorrow's teachers and leaders today.


Explore your options

UNO’s majors stretch from liberal arts subjects to professional programs. You can customize an academic program to take you wherever you want to go.
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