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Southern University and A & M College

Baton Rouge, LA, USA
3.47 Average Rating

Southern University and A & M College is a 4-year public Historically Black College and University in Baton Rouge and the flagship institution of the Southern University System. A member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, SUBR is Louisiana’s largest HBCU. Southern is home to six colleges conferring undergraduate degrees and the university makes its Criminal Justice, General Studies, Psychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies programs available entirely online. For musically-inclined students, Southern’s marching band is known as The Human Jukebox and participates in numerous prestigious events including the Tournament of Roses parade.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
81%
Out of State Students
13%
0
100
45%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 911
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision July 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
6,118
Total Number of Undergrads
5,149
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
8%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
29%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
24:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,668
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,122
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,472
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,403
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Student Organizations
66
Size of Town
City: Midsize
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Baton Rouge
Houston
Dallas
New Orleans
Atlanta
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
38%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.47 Average Rating
southern university is a great school. on a scale of one to ten i give them a eight. southern is helping pave the way for me to have a successful future.
Jacynthia from Austin, TX
Southern University is a program in which you feel free and able to achieve everything you want. This University offers a lot of courses in which you can develop your skills. If you wanna succeed in life and be a productive person attend Southern University.
Jose from Puerto Rico