6,459
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,444
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
56
56%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is a University institution located in Baton Rouge, LA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9901
Baton Rouge, LA  70813
United States
Contact Ms. Velva Thomas
Director of Admissions
Email: velva_thomas@subr.edu
Phone: 225-771-2430
Fax: 225-771-2500

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Rehabilitation And Therapeutic Professions Related Checkmark
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Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,943
Applied
1,667
Accepted
6,459
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

1,733
Females Applied
1,011
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,210
Males Applied
656
Males Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
2.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Louisiana Board of Regents Core curriculum of 16.5 units of selected courses

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 18 17 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,534
In-state
8,274
Out-of-state
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Fees

7,501
Room & board

Financial Aid

7,444
Avg. Financial Aid Package
6,971
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,738
Avg. Loan Aid
3,151
Avg. Grant Aid
3,436
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
85%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
2%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,459
Total undergrad students
18%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (38.58%)
Female (61.42%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Founder's Day and Springfest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Association for Women Students, Men's Federation, Collegiate 100 Black Men and Southern University Pan Hellenic Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

546
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 405
Part-time - 141
Male - 276
Female - 270