The University of New Orleans
We're proud to be named one of the nation's best colleges by The Princeton Review, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report and one of the top 1,000 universities in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.
Any students interested in attending college in New Orleans should include a visit to The University of New Orleans during their trip, this popular college known as the city's premier metropolitan research university.
This public research university is a member of the University of Louisiana System and Urban 13 Association. It first opened its doors in 1958 as the first fully-integrated public university in the south, a point of pride that the school holds onto today. It has graduated over 80,000 students to date, preparing each attendee to be an integral part of the global economy. The University of New Orlean's main areas of academics include, but are not limited to, Business Administration, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Education, Sciences, Arts, Hotel Restaurant and Tourism, and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
More often called UNO, the university's campus sits nestled on the southern shore of the popular local lake, Lake Pontchartrain. The campus is mere minutes away from the French Quarter, giving it an ideal location for students. During a campus visit, you will be able to explore the shores of Lake Pontchartrain, the campus reflective pool, the recreation and fitness center, the fine arts gallery, The Cove, student housing, teaching facilities, and much more. Cheer on the New Orleans Privateers at any happening athletic events, then head over to the French Quarter for lunch or dinner to get the full student experience.