Tuition & Fees

$8,222

$7,448

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

5,347

undergraduate students

1,014

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Management/marketing
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 6663
ACT 1610

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

24-29
8%
18-23
41%
12-17
51%
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School Facts

Southern University and A&M College, founded in 1880, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the College of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Science; College of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies; College of Business; College of Sciences and Engineering; College of Nursing and Allied Health; and the Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Science. Its 884-acre campus is located in Baton Rouge, LA.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,361
Established in 1880
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

Baton Rouge, LA

884-acre campus in Baton Rouge (population: 228,895). Served by air and bus; train serves Hammond (40 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Southern University and A&M College
801 Harding Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70813

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 2% of male students
 
4 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
2%
Top 1/4
7%
Top 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/4
28%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

24-29
8%
18-23
41%
12-17
51%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted no
Application deadline July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Dianna Gilbert
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
P: 800 256-1531
F: 225 771-2500
admit@subr.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,124
Room & board $3,228
Additional fees $98
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $12,750

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $18,524,718
State $3,576,450
Institutional $2,044,395
Other external
Total $24,145,563

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southwestern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Jaguars
School colors
columbia blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural Science
Biology
Business Administration
Business Management
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Electronics Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Toxicology
Family/Consumer Sciences
Finance
General Engineering
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics/Physics
Mechanical Engineering
Mental Health/Counseling
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy
Rehabilitation Services
Rehabilitative Counseling
Science/Mathematics Education
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Therapeutic Recreation/Leisure Studies
Urban Forestry
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Undergraduate

84%

5,347
students

Female
65%
3,464

Male
35%
1,883

Graduate

16%

1,014
students

Female
71%
723

Male
29%
291

undergraduateFull-time

85%

4,582
students

Female
65%
2,948

Male
35%
1,634

undergraduatePart-time

15%

765
students

Female
68%
516

Male
32%
249

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Cameroon
Canada
India
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Marva Hawkins
Coordinator for International and Commuter Student
225 771-7827
marva_hawkins@.subr.edu

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