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Southern University and A & M College

Southern University and A & M College

Southern Branch Post Office
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-4500

Founded in 1880, Southern University and A & M College is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. SU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. This mid-sized university is the 13th largest institution in the state of Louisiana. This university offers students two certificates, 52 degrees at the bachelors level, 24 masters level degrees, and seven degrees at the doctoral level. In 2010, 6,897 students pursued degrees from the 67 programs at this university. This university offers subjects such as sociology and public administration. This university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This university is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana.

Admission

4,594 students applied to SU in 2010. SU admitted approximately 37% of applicants or 1,700 students. Approximately 60% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

4,594 students applied to SU in 2010. SU admitted approximately 37% of applicants or 1,700 students. Approximately 60% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 37%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 37%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 37%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university enrolled 6,897 students.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university enrolled 6,897 students.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 2552
  • Total Enrolled Female: 4345
  • Undergraduate Male: 2233
  • Undergraduate Female: 3493
  • Graduate Male: 316
  • Graduate Female: 855

Faculty Demographics

SU has 468 instructors. Close to 83% of teachers are full-time and approximately 16% of faculty are part-time. 235 out of 468 faculty are female.

Faculty Demographics

SU has 468 instructors. Close to 83% of teachers are full-time and approximately 16% of faculty are part-time. 235 out of 468 faculty are female.

  • Male: 233
  • Female: 235
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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