C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    D
  12. Safety
    B
Southern University at New Orleans is ...
Public, HBCU
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
Address
6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126
Website

Southern University at New Orleans Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
21%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
605-870
ACT Range
15-18
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$7,685/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,937/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,394/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,091/ year
  • $76-110k
    $10,373/ year
  • $110k+

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.15 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.17 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.17 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,412Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
52%
Pell Grant
78%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
Report
  • Focused
    100%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
35%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.20 responses
Poll
29%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.17 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 11 responses
Report
  • Improving, slowly but surely.
    45%
  • Accessible
    36%
  • Unstructured
    18%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
14%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
56%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.9 responses
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The atmosphere is great! The administrators are more like family. The institution is more concerned with you understanding the information in which you are being taught. The classes are small, which makes each class more engaging and personal. Instructors are available during their office hours to assist you if need be. The instructors are SUPER helpful. As long as you put forth effort as a student you will do well at the institution. I recommend anyone going to this university or any others to stay at one institution all four years. They say transferring an Associate's degree is easy, but it's not. Staying at one institution will help the student become molded with the proper mindset of one institution. I enjoy the people and am excited about my future upon graduation from SUNO!
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I attended this college 2011-2012, i didn't really like it. It was very unorganized, and alot of the professors didn't teach. The on campus housing was over priced,i was moved from dorm to dorm the whole semester because of pest controll issues. It just seem liked everything was thrown together. The only thing i enjoy was the extracurricular activities, you know, the fun stuff. Thats the only things they seemed to have been organized.
I love the classes. Each class is about 30-40 people and it makes it more one on one with the professor. Housing is really nice, I meet new people everyday. I would like suno to put up bigger signs or add more signs on campus, I always get lost looking for the brown building, but the brown building is really the old science building.