Southern University and A&M College

Baton Rouge, LA

Southern University and A&M College

Baton Rouge, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$9,340

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
533
25th
440
75th
510
25th
410
75th
20
25th
14
75th
18
25th
15
75th
20
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,013
Declined 3,922
Total Received 6,935
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Public

7,058

undergraduate students

992

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1880, Southern University and A&M College 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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,050
Established in 1880
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
533
25th
440
75th
510
25th
410
75th
20
25th
14
75th
18
25th
15
75th
20
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,013
Declined 3,922
Total Received 6,935

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

77%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,071

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $4,973
Housing $5,610
Food $3,566
Additional fees $4,367
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $19,816
Average Financial Aid - $7,071
Total with Avg. Aid $12,745

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

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Football yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aerobics, basketball, flag football

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southwestern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Toxicology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Finance, General. yes
History, General. yes yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes yes
Mathematics, Other. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy. yes yes
Urban Forestry. yes yes yes

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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

8,050

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

7,058
students

Female
65%
4,569

Male
35%
2,489

12%

992
students

Female
70%
691

Male
30%
301

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

5,305
students

Female
65%
3,441

Male
35%
1,864

25%

1,753
students

Female
64%
1,128

Male
36%
625

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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