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Informatics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #867 (BCR) Lafayette, LA, United States
Informatics at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is the bridge between technology and business. As an informatics student, you’ll learn how to use cutting-edge technologies and gain the management skills you need to get a high-paying job in businesses, health care, digital media, and more.
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Overview

You can help businesses run more smoothly and more efficiently with your degree in informatics. You’ll learn how to design, create, and implement systems that fill any business’s needs and requirements with the highest level of professionalism.

Our students in the Informatics at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are in high demand – about 90 percent of our students receive job offers before graduation and go on to have careers at GE Capital, CGI, Acadian Ambulance, Enquero, Schumacher Group, and more. In fact, there is so much demand for our students that the majority of Informatics majors are working in the field while they complete their degree. 

Key Features 

  • We also have internships, practical training for international students, and co-ops.
  • Our students get to work with community organizations on a variety of information technology and information systems projects, like website design, database design, mobile application development, search engine optimization, and business process modeling.

Accreditation

  • Computer Science: Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technical Writing
  • Business Finance
  • Information Assurance and Security
  • Information Management
  • Systems Integration and Architecture
  • Business Process Analysis and Design
  • Business Intelligence & Adv. Database

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    523

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application for admission (submitted through online application system);
  • Non-refundable application fee (payable through online application system);
  • Chronological Record of Education detailing educational history and/or work history, if applicable;
  • Official or certified true copies of all secondary academic records, transcripts, notes, and/or mark sheets from foreign institutions and U.S. schools, if applicable;
  • Official ACT or SAT score report (sent directly from testing agency);
  • Official proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores sent directly from testing agency);
  • Confidential Financial Guarantee and supporting bank statement verifying financial support for one year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24098 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24098 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    10370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lafayette

  • 925 - 1320 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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