Tuition & Fees

$8,773

$8,115

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
27%
400-499
39%
300-399
27%
200-299
7%
500-599
9%
400-499
40%
300-399
51%
24-29
9%
18-23
60%
12-17
31%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,857
Declined + 5,355
Total Received 8,212
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Public

5,574

undergraduate students

937

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

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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 6,511
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: 227,715). 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
27%
400-499
39%
300-399
27%
200-299
7%
500-599
9%
400-499
40%
300-399
51%
24-29
9%
18-23
60%
12-17
31%

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

Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,857
Declined + 5,355
Total Received 8,212

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

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

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,675
Room & board $8,003
Additional fees $98
Books & supplies $1,220
Total $17,996

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $20,271,400
State $4,529,734
Institutional $1,331,554
Other external $266,678
Total $26,399,366

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 626-6590
F: 225 771-5898

Financial Aid Officer

Ursula Shorty
Director of Financial Aid
ursula_shorty@subr.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Aerobics, Basketball, Flag Football

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Athletic Directors

Roman Banks (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Pam Smith (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering

6,511

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

5,574
students

Female
64%
3,548

Male
36%
2,026

14%

937
students

Female
68%
641

Male
32%
296

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

4,574
students

Female
64%
2,925

Male
36%
1,649

18%

1,000
students

Female
63%
623

Male
37%
377

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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

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 transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
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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