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Southern University & A&M College
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  • 4 Year
  • BATON ROUGE, LA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C

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Southern University is a public university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. As a historically black college, SUBR has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,547 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Southern University acceptance rate is 44%. Popular majors include Nursing, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Psychology. Graduating 28% of students, Southern University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,300.

About

P.O. BOX 9374, HARDING BLVD
BATON ROUGE, LA 70813
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference

Southern University & A&M College Rankings

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SUBR Admissions

Acceptance Rate
44%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
850-1050
ACT Range
16-20
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$16,518 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,039 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 59 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 73 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 73 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    62%
  • On Campus
    24%
  • Online
    15%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,547 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,598
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
80%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 48 responses
  • Vibrantly Active
    31%
  • A mixture if vibrant and to themselves
    29%
  • Vibrant
    25%
  • Have not started yet
    6%
  • Outgoing
    6%
  • To themselves
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 85 responses
Poll
69%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 99 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 54 responses
  • Fulfilling
    33%
  • Diverse
    30%
  • Marvelous
    15%
  • Home away from home
    9%
  • Unorganized
    6%
  • Underrated
    4%
  • Confused
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
28%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 36 responses

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