Southern University and A&M College

Baton Rouge, LA

Southern University and A&M College

Baton Rouge, LA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
0
24-29
8%
18-23
50%
12-17
32%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

15.6

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,489
Declined 3,993
Total Received 8,482
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Public

5,838

undergraduate students

855

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,693
Established in 1880
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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884-acre campus in Baton Rouge (population: 225,374). Served by air and bus; train serves Hammond (40 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Baton Rouge Metropolitan

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Association for Women Students
  • Men's Federation
  • Collegiate 100 Black Men
  • Southern University Pan Hellenic Council

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Founder's Day
  • Springfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
16%
Top 1/2
41%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
0
24-29
8%
18-23
50%
12-17
32%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.1

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,489
Declined 3,993
Total Received 8,482

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

class rank

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Teacher Education
Animal Sciences, Other
Architecture
Art Teacher Education
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Teacher Education
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Urban Forestry
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

6,693

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

5,838
students

Female
64%
3,753

Male
36%
2,085

13%

855
students

Female
69%
591

Male
31%
264

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

4,868
students

Female
64%
3,099

Male
36%
1,769

17%

970
students

Female
68%
654

Male
32%
316

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 68%
Student 4 year graduation rate 7%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 23%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
93%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

355

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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