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General Studies
Undergraduate and graduate students from 63 parishes, 44 states and 51 countries attend ULM
Construction Management
Graduates are placed in all major cities in Louisiana as well as surrounding states
General Studies
ULM is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Music
The Division of Music hosted the world renowned Ying String Quartet during the Fall semester
Music
We recently staged the world premiere of Sylvan Beach, an opera by ULM faculty member Dr. Mel Mobley
Medical Laboratory Science
100% of ULM Medical Laboratory Science graduates are employed within 3 months of graduation.
Biology
The Biology Department celebrated its 50th anniversary this year!
Gerontology
We developed the first Center on Aging in Louisiana
Social Work
The Social Work Program is one of only two programs that offer an undergraduate degree in social work in NE La
Biology
Our museum's herbaria & fish collections serve as important teaching tools for our students
Biology
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute program has attracted 50 undergrad research students over the past 3 years
Biology
We have dedicated Pre-Med Advisors who guide students through the curriculum & medical school applications
Communication
New curriculum will be introduced to interface with digital enhancements in resource centers
Health Studies
The HS program has 2+2 articulation contracts with community colleges in the region
Biology
We have the most diverse undergraduate course offerings at all levels in northern Louisiana
General Studies
ULM is a 238-acre campus alongside the banks of Bayou DeSiard
Biology
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute program has attracted 173 pre-college students over the past 3 years
Biology
Several of our graduate and undergraduate students have conducted research abroad (eg. Chile, Taiwan)
Communication
Our faculty have received awards for their photography and research interests
Biology
Our graduates have proceeded to earn Ph.D.’s, MD’s, DVMs
Social Work
Statistics report that jobs for social workers are expected to grow faster than usual now and through 2014
Biology
Over the past 4 years, 100% of our grad students have either found jobs or have continued their education
Gerontology
We are the only university in Louisiana to offer the M.A. Degree in Gerontology
Construction Management
With few exceptions, every major construction firm in northeast LA either employs or is owned by a program graduate
Communication
Competitive MACLab and Digital Studio with multimedia capabilities
Biology
ULM's Biology Master’s program includes active research in cell & molecular Biology, field biology and ecology and evolution
Biology
Our undergraduate research students have presented papers at professional meetings & have won awards for their research
General Studies
ULM faculty, staff, and students volunteer over 255,000 hours of community service annually
Communication
Our students are accepted into highly competitive graduate programs across the country
Music
The Composer-In-Residence series has brought to campus internationally known composers
Music
The ULM Band Department has hosted the U.S. Marine Band & U.S. Air Force Bands
Music
The ULM Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of Cordoba by Emmy award winning composer Julie Giroux
General Studies
Since 2002, more than $70 million has been invested in new construction and renovations on campus
Biology
Our Museum of Natural History has one of the largest herbaria & fish collections in the Southeast U.S.
Biology
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute program provides research & learning opportunities in molecular biology
Educational Leadership
National program plan reviewers recently recommended a special commendation be given to ULM
Biology
Our student acceptance rate into medical school is 60%
Health Studies
HS students are better prepared for managerial and operational aspects of healthcare than the traditional job applicant
Communication
Our faculty publish in international, national, and regional journals
Biology
Our undergraduate courses encompass organismal biology, cell & molecular biology, ecology and evolution
Gerontology
We are the first to offer the Certificate in Gerontology
Biology
We have scholarships available for deserving students!
Health Studies
The HS degree provides an additional avenue for those who desire to enter health professional programs

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