Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 631
Declined 170
Total Received 801
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Public

2,590

undergraduate students

551

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Southern University at New Orleans, founded in 1956, is a public coeducational Historically Black College offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Its 17-acre campus is located in a residential section of New Orleans.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,141
Established in 1959
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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17-acre, suburban campus in New Orleans (population: 393,292). Served by air, bus, and train.

  • Metropolitan area: New Orleans
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International

Southern University at New Orleans
6400 Press Drive
New Orleans
70126

Campus Life

yes
Housing available

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • First 50 Knights
  • Psychology Club
  • Communication Club

Top Events

  • International Week
  • Black History Month
  • Wellness Week
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Campus Facts

  • 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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $20
Application deadline July 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.4

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 631
Declined 170
Total Received 801

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
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 10
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Track and field
Ultimate frisbee
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Family and Community Services
General Studies
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
History, General
Management Information Systems, General
Mathematics, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Social Work
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

3,141

total students

97.1%

in-state

2.9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

2,590
students

Female
70%
1,823

Male
30%
767

18%

551
students

Female
79%
438

Male
21%
113

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

2,048
students

Female
69%
1,408

Male
31%
640

21%

542
students

Female
77%
415

Male
23%
127

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 43%
Student 5 year graduation rate 0%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

344

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
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 no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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