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Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

Graduate with the lightest debt load

Meeting the cost of your education is an important part of your success, which is why we’ll partner with you from the very beginning to make it happen. We’ll work with you to make sure you get every scholarship, grant, and financial aid opportunity available to you. When you consider that 77% of our students receive some form of financial assistance every year and U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked UNO among the national universities whose students graduate with the lightest debt load, you can see that our stellar education is also affordable.

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UNO Financial Aid

Our students graduate with less debt

77%

receive some form of financial assistance

Affordable

Previously, U.S. News & World Report ranked UNO among the national universities whose students graduate with the lightest debt loads. Nearly 77% of our students receive some form of financial assistance every year, totaling over $41 million dollars in financial aid and scholarships.

$14,247

Average Award

The average award provided to in state students over four years is $14,247. This is based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) eligibility for Louisiana high school graduates.
 

90%

employed within two years after graduating

Results

90% of our students are employed two years after graduation according to Niche.com. University of New Orleans has been ranked top in the state in lowest student debt and number one in Louisiana in highest early career salaries.