Southern University at New Orleans: Review & Facts

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Southern University at New Orleans is a small four-year, public school with 2,795 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1956 and is one of the 18 colleges and schools located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Southern University at New Orleans is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
Fair
Southern University at New Orleans will give you the option to obtain an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Southern University at New Orleans implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Medical, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
64%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Southern University at New Orleans is relatively low at 64% (close to Louisiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Southern University at New Orleans is very low - 14%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern University at New Orleans is pretty decent: 15:1. Read more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,900
Low
Average tuition cost is very low, $4,500 annually. The additional fees at Southern University at New Orleans not covered by tuition are around $1,400; this makes it a total of $5,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Southern University at New Orleans additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
21%
Hard
According to recent data, 1,795 applications were submitted and 385 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to enroll at this school.

Southern University at New Orleans will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Southern University at New Orleans in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,500
Medium
Southern University at New Orleans provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern University at New Orleans, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Southern University at New Orleans provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 400 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - about $6,500 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Southern University at New Orleans. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Southern University at New Orleans appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern University at New Orleans Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126, USA
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