LAFAYETTE — The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is no longer accepting students who need remedial classes. That means starting this fall, freshmen who need extra help must go to another college first.
University officials said enrollment numbers will drop but they are not concerned.
Carolyn Bruder, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, said fewer students means less tuition money coming in initially. They estimate about 600 to 800 fewer students will enroll. But officials say they aren’t concerned about the effects long-term.
Professors expressed concern, saying they worry more about transition from another college into UL following the remedial classes.
School officials say the move to remove remedial classes is an effort to boost admission standards at Louisiana-Lafayette.
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