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Southern University and A & M College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,942 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,336 tuition
$8,370 on campus room & board
$1,240 books and supplies
$3,996 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$28,942 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,336 tuition
$8,370 on campus room & board
$1,240 books and supplies
$13,996 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,763 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
79% get federal aid ($5,514 avg)
35% get state aid ($2,955 avg)
34% get institn'l aid ($3,763 avg)
86% get loans ($6,215 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 12.7% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 9.37% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,403 90%
Federal Grant Aid $5,514 79%
Pell Grants $5,097 79%
Other Federal Grants $1,938 17%
Institution Grant Aid $3,763 34%
State Grant Aid $2,955 35%
Student Loans $6,215 86%
Federal Loans $6,142 86%
Other Loans $9,244 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: January 31
Financial aid deadline: March 30
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Southern University and A & M College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
3rd Floor, J.S. Clark Adm. Building, P.O. Box 9374
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-4500
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $336
Out of State $344


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Jaci from McDonough, GA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    As an out of state student, if you have good ACT scores and a good GPA you will qualify for in-state tuition which makes it a great bang for the buck for me.

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  • 3
  • Jada from Amite, LA
  • I am a current student here

    Its not all peaches and gumdrops, okay... It seems that all upcoming freshmen I see like to talk about the parties and events. Parties are not the only thing that you should be looking for in college.

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  • 5
  • Aurealia-ShaVaun from Madison, WI
  • I am a current student here

    I think you definitely get all of the bang for your bucks. You get inumerable experience inside and outside of the classroom at a historic and unique institution, it doesn't get any better than that!

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  • 3
  • Rosten from Baton Rouge, LA
  • I am a current student here

    Due to a great amount of budget cuts Southern University is underfunded but for what it is worth it is made up the quality of its education. The view of the bluff is the best sight on campus. Somehow mostly everyone who attends or has attended Southern University loves it dearly as if it were their second home.

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