Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, LA, USA
3.57 Average Rating

Southern University at New Orleans is a public and historically black university, and it’s the only institution in the state to offer a degree in museum studies. SUNO is a participant in the Upward Bound Program, which is funded by the US Department of Education and gives high school students the tools to finish high-school and enroll in college. SU at New Orleans offers a number of support options for current and future students, including the Center for Comprehensive Communications, the Southern University Honoré Center for Undergraduate Student Achievement, and the TRIO Programs.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
25%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

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

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
91%
Out-Of-State Students
6%
100%
Submitting ACT
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 803
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,546
Total Number of Undergrads
2,108
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
8%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
23%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,195
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$3,531
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$7,981
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$7,490
Books and Supplies
$1364

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
77%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,372
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
77%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,722
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,400

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
5%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,467
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$29,983
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$319
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
28%
72%
Student Organizations
47
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Knights and Lady Knights
School Colors
Blue/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New Orleans
Houston
Atlanta
Dallas
Baton Rouge
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$28,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.57 Average Rating
I never thought I had a chance of attending a 4 year college, nevertheless wanting to stay. Southern University at New Orleans is a school of chance and a school where everyone succeeds and all faculty see to it that you do. There's no failure at Southern University.
Paulitha from New Orleans, LA
SUNO is a pretty decent school. It might be small but you get your work done. The school holds a lot of activities so you don't get tired or bored.
Keyosha from New Orleans, LA
Southern University at New Orleans is an amazing school that will educated students to their fullest potential. It is also a great school that have a variety of organizations that you can involve yourself in. Southern University is also an Historically Black College also known as HBCU.
Tanyell from Harvey, LA