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ULM programs are recognized nationally for their quality and affordability

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News, Research, and Events

eULM’s Masters in Public Administration named among nation’s most affordable
The University of Louisiana Monroe’s online master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) has been named one of the nation’s most affordable by GradSchoolHub.com.
  ULM came in at the #9 spot, outranking 21 other schools, including Clemson University, University of Missouri, University of Colorado, University of South Florida, University of Illinois, among others.

ULM earns Elite Doctoral Designation by Carnegie Classification
The University of Louisiana Monroe has reached a major milestone by being recognized as one of the state’s six doctoral-granting institutions of higher education. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education (CCIHE), “the leading framework for recognizing and describing institutional diversity in U.S. higher education for the past four and a half decades,” has classified ULM as an “R3” doctoral university; the university joins the ranks of 109 other universities across the U.S and only 5 other universities within the state.

ULM Ranked among Top 50 Online Graduate Program
GraduatePrograms.com--an online resource for students searching for top-ranked graduate schools--released its annual "Best Online Schools and Graduate Programs" list. Based on rankings and reviews by over 25,000 students in over 600 programs nationwide, the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online graduate school (eULM) ranked at number 17 in the nation for best overall graduate school.









Fall 2016
Admission Deadline 
August 1, 2016

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Important: Check program websites for information on programs that have earlier deadlines.

Summer 2016
June 14-  Summer I | Final Date for removing "i" grades
June 15- Summer I | Final Date for filing thesis/dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
June 30- Summer I | Final Date for filing thesis/dissertation with Graduate School
July 18- Summer II | Final Date for removing '"i" grades

Fall 2016
July 15
- Applications for Graduate Degree due for Dec 2016 Commencement
August 1- Deadline to apply to the Graduate School for Fall 2016
October 7 - Final Date for filing thesis/dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee 
October 27
Final Date for filing thesis/dissertation with Graduate School 
October 31 thru November 4
Comprehensive Exams 
November 15 - Applications for Graduate Degree due for May 2017 Commencement
December 10
- Fall 2016 Commencement

Spring 2017
December 5 - Deadline to apply to the Graduate School for Spring 2017

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