Challenge Accepted

Proof
Demonstrating how we deliver on our brand promises

  • More than 80% of our full-time instructional faculty hold a doctorate or terminal degree in their field.
  • UNO is the only public research university in New Orleans.
  • UNO has the only School of the Arts, and the only civil engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering programs in the area.

UNO alumni had the highest average early career salaries out of all Louisiana university graduates.

  • HRT majors have a job placement rate of 99% upon graduation.
  • UNO drives business in the metropolitan region of New Orleans with a total economic impact of $470.50 million in fiscal year 2014-15.
  • Accounting majors consistently have higher pass rates on their first CPA exam than the national average.
  • In 2016, UNO alumni had the highest average early career salaries out of all Louisiana university graduates.
  • For the sixth straight year, UNO has made U.S. News & World Report's least debt list, which highlights the 20 national universities where students graduate with the lowest average debt loads.
  • The Brookings Institution ranked UNO third in the nation for providing equal access to higher education for students from all income levels.
  • The School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering is the only one in the region and one of the few in the nation UNO students, faculty, and alumni perform annually on more stages at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival than any other university.
  • The Research & Technology Park boasts over 30 private and public companies committed to working with the UNO community.
  • UNO has partnerships with nationally recognized companies such as GE and NASA.
  • The acceptance rate of UNO students to medical and dental schools is at least 10% above the national average.