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ULM programs are recognized nationally for their quality and affordability

Research opportunities and hands-on laboratory experiences are available depending on program of study

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Explore the opportunities offered by a graduate degree from ULM!

A graduate degree from ULM offers a competitive advantage for students seeking to improve their career opportunities. Our degree programs are offered in on-campus, full- or part-time, and online formats that are designed to meet the diverse needs of our student body. All of our programs are academically rigorous and involve intensive work in your major program; many of our graduate programs provide essential community services. As a graduate student, you make a vital contribution to the ULM campus and the surrounding community. Join us!

News, Research, and Events

ULM Online MBA nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report
U.S. News and World Report—a respected source for national higher education and hospital rankings—has ranked ULM’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree as the number 60 program in the nation, based on various factors including student engagement, admissions selectivity, and much more. 

ULM’s MBA was one of nearly 200 programs listed, and no other program in the state was ranked higher.

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.

ULM Ranked among Top Online Counseling Degrees
University of Louisiana - Monroe has been identified as having one of the top online master’s in clinical mental health counseling degree programs in a recent ranking from bestcounselingdegrees.net.  ULM ranked #9 on this year's list.  The ranking was developed using data from the NCES College Navigator database and information further obtained from CACREP and CHEA accreditation associations.










Spring 2016
Admission Deadline 
December 7, 2015

Apply Now!

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

December 7 - Deadline to apply to the Graduate School for Spring 2016
December 12 - Fall 2015 Commencement

January 24  - Applications for Graduate Degree due for Spring 2016 Commencement
March 11Final Date for filing thesis/dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee 
March 24
Final Date for filing thesis/dissertation with Graduate School 
April 4-8
Comprehensive Exams 
April 30 - Deadline to apply to the Graduate School for Maymester and Summer 2016
May 14
- Spring 2016 Commencement

July 31 - Deadline to apply to the Graduate School for Fall 2016

See Schedule of Classes for late registration information and other important dates 

Planning to graduate?  Visit the registrar's page for new information!


New for Spring!!

Master of Science in Nursing