Southern University at Shreveport: Review & Facts

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Southern University at Shreveport is a medium two-year, public school with 3,175 students enrolled. This college was established in 1967 and is one of the 13 schools and colleges located in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
Fair
Southern University at Shreveport will give you the option to earn a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Southern University at Shreveport implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, General Studies, Medical Assistant, Laboratory Assistance, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
44%
Bad
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 typically a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Southern University at Shreveport is very low at 44% (way below Louisiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Southern University at Shreveport is very low - 15%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern University at Shreveport is decent - 16:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,100
Low
Average tuition prices are extremely low, about $2,700 annually. The additional fees at Southern University at Shreveport not covered by tuition are around $1,400, which comes to $4,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Southern University at Shreveport 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



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept dual credits earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Southern University at Shreveport is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Southern University at Shreveport and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (318) 670-6000 or check Southern University at Shreveport Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,400
High
Southern University at Shreveport offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern University at Shreveport, 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
B-
Dicey
Southern University at Shreveport offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 300 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high - nearly $8,400 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Southern University at Shreveport. 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Southern University at Shreveport appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern University at Shreveport Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern University at Shreveport, 3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107, USA
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