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Southern University at New Orleans
  • 4 Year
  • NEW ORLEANS, LA

Report Card

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

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Southern at New Orleans is a public university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a historically black college, Southern at New Orleans has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,383 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Southern at New Orleans acceptance rate is 60%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 21% of students, Southern at New Orleans alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,800.

About

6400 PRESS DRIVE
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70126
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About Southern at New Orleans...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Southern University at New Orleans Rankings

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Southern at New Orleans Admissions

Acceptance Rate
60%
Application Deadline
July 1
SAT Range
605-870
ACT Range
15-18
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$6,761 / 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
$6,800 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
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. 19 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 19 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    57%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,383 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
511
Undergrads Over 25
40%
Pell Grant
90%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Focused
    86%
  • Outgoing
    14%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
32%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 22 responses
Poll
32%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 19 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Improving, slowly but surely.
    54%
  • Accessible
    31%
  • Unstructured
    15%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$28,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
21%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
56%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 9 responses

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