The four-year private not-for-profit institution in New Orleans enrolled 12,384 students in fall 2017, including 7,871 in undergraduate and 4,513 in graduate programs, data shows. 1.2 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.
12 percent of undergraduates are residents of Louisiana, and 83 percent are residents of other states.
The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (70 percent) and Black or African American (8 percent).
The school admitted 21 percent of the 35,622 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 25 percent enrolled.