B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    C+
Southern University & A&M College is ...
Public, HBCU
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference
Address
3rd Floor, J.S. Clark Adm. Building, P.O. Box 9374
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Website

Southern University & A&M College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for Southern University & A&M College

Cost

Net Price
$11,495/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,849/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,738/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,993/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,155/ year
  • $110k+
    $14,990/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.59 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.57 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.57 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,446Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
78%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 35 responses
Report
  • Vibrantly Active
    43%
  • Vibrant
    34%
  • A mixture if vibrant and to themselves
    20%
  • To themselves
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.69 responses
Poll
66%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.83 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 38 responses
Report
  • Fulfilling
    39%
  • Diverse
    32%
  • Marvelous
    18%
  • Unorganized
    8%
  • Confused
    3%

After Southern University & A&M College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.36 responses
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Southern University & A&M College Reviews

673 reviews
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My overall experience with Southern University was great. I am looking forward to the upcoming year. My experience was great:however the struggle of coming up with the out of state fee has been very stressful.
I will continue to stay focus and find positive ways to help my family help me. I will have a work study and looking to work as well.
I have family in Louisiana that i am now residing with hoping to prove my residential status in Louisiana.
I really love the school and trying everything to finish up there!
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Campus life is very enjoyable. The housing process is very satisfying and easy. The dorms are comfortable and convenient and also clean. There is no curfew for residents on campus, but opposite sex visitors do have a curfew. Sometimes it can be hot and uncomfortable in the dorms because of the weather but overall it is comfortable. The assistants are readily available and easy to contact. The social environment is excellent and satisfying, which can sometimes become a distraction to the students! The campus apartments are spacious and offer a lifetime experience! I really enjoyed my time living on campus but it can be an expense when you calculate tuition, housing and a required meal plan. On campus living offers great memories and helps build life time friendships.
Hello , my name is T'Kenya Browden, a nineteen year old Apparel Merchandise and Textiles major. I am a freshman at Southern University and I enjoyed the fall semester to the fullest. My experience at Southern University was an exciting one, I became more social. Attending the university, I've learned plenty of techniques to prepare myself for the real world. I've taken seminar classes that taught me to organize and set time management which benefited me throughout the rest of the year. One thing I would change about the university is the lack of communication with the financial aid workers. Students have reached out to financial aid about their fees and tuitions early in the year before classes resume, and no one communicates in a timely manner,but when they do, it's sometimes nearly too late to establish any of the problems that the students had. If they were to communicate in a timely manner that the student reached out to them, situations like this would decrease.