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5414 Brittany Dr
Baton Rouge , Louisiana 70808

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ADA Coordinator or Disability Services Director
5414 Brittany Dr.
Baton Rouge, 70808
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About Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Founded in 1923, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is a renowned not-for-profit private institution located in the vibrant city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With a rich history spanning almost a century, this university has established itself as a prominent higher education institution in the region. Offering a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University provides students with a transformative educational experience focused on healthcare and the liberal arts.

One of the defining traits of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is its commitment to the mission of the Franciscan religious order. Inspired by the Catholic faith and the guiding principles of St. Francis of Assisi, the university promotes a spirit of service, compassion, and respect for all individuals. This mission is ingrained in every aspect of university life, fostering an inclusive and nurturing environment where students can grow academically, professionally, and spiritually.

Located in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University benefits from its proximity to a thriving cultural and economic hub. Baton Rouge offers a diverse array of experiences, from its lively arts scene to its idyllic parks and waterfront areas. Students at the university have access to numerous internships, clinical placements, and job opportunities due to the city’s robust healthcare industry and expanding infrastructure.

As a 4-year university, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady provides undergraduate students with a comprehensive education that equips them with the skills and knowledge necessary for successful careers in their chosen fields. The university’s academic offerings are centered around two primary areas: healthcare and the liberal arts. Students can pursue degrees in disciplines such as nursing, health sciences, health administration, radiologic technology, theology, biology, and psychology.

One of the highlights of studying at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is the quality of faculty and staff. The university boasts a highly dedicated and experienced team of professors who are passionate about their subjects and committed to student success. Small class sizes enable students to receive individualized attention and establish meaningful connections with their instructors, fostering a supportive learning environment.

In addition to its academic programs, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University places a strong emphasis on hands-on learning experiences. The university partners with numerous healthcare institutions, hospitals, and clinics in the Baton Rouge area to provide students with practical training through internships, clinical rotations, and community service projects. These opportunities offer students real-world exposure and enhance their skills while serving the local community.

Furthermore, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is committed to the personal and spiritual development of its students. The university offers a variety of student organizations, clubs, and service opportunities that promote camaraderie, leadership, and a deep sense of social responsibility. Faith formation activities, retreats, and community service initiatives further enrich the student experience, providing a holistic education that extends beyond the classroom walls.

With its strong academic programs, emphasis on hands-on learning, and dedication to personal growth and service, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University stands out as an institution that values excellence, compassion, and faith. By nurturing the next generation of healthcare professionals and leaders, the university contributes significantly to the Baton Rouge community and beyond.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations