Southern

Southern University

Southern
#1278 / #370
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1084
Most Desirable School
College located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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About Southern University

According to Wikipedia, Southern University and A&M College is a public historically black land-grant university in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is the largest historically black college or university in Louisiana, a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and the flagship institution of the Southern University System. Its campus encompasses 512 acres, with an agricultural experimental station on an additional 372-acre site, five miles north of the main campus on Scott's Bluff overlooking the Mississippi River in the northern section of Baton Rouge.

Southern University's Online Degrees

Southern University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
8,55159%32%94618

How Much Does Southern University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$4,973$4,869

How Much Do Southern University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Southern University, then you can expect to earn an average of $39,600 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Southern University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
5,7865,171615

Where is Southern University?

Southern University is located at P.O. Box 9374, Harding Blvd, Baton Rouge LA 70813

How Safe is Southern University?

Baton Rouge has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Southern University Known For?

Southern University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Southern University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Nursing
#138
World Rank
#139
Historical Rank
#66
USA Rank
nursing Degrees
Mathematics
#755
World Rank
#803
Historical Rank
#189
USA Rank
math Degrees
Social Work
#545
World Rank
#546
Historical Rank
#235
USA Rank
social-work Degrees
Education
#1022
World Rank
#1020
Historical Rank
#250
USA Rank
education Degrees
Law
#847
World Rank
#862
Historical Rank
#258
USA Rank
Sociology
#1088
World Rank
#1097
Historical Rank
#305
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Political Science
#1202
World Rank
#1217
Historical Rank
#306
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Chemistry
#1823
World Rank
#1845
Historical Rank
#350
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees
Criminal Justice
#661
World Rank
#664
Historical Rank
#365
USA Rank
criminal-justice Degrees
Engineering
#2271
World Rank
#2287
Historical Rank
#372
USA Rank
engineering Degrees
History
#1053
World Rank
#1073
Historical Rank
#375
USA Rank
history Degrees
Communications
#1648
World Rank
#1679
Historical Rank
#444
USA Rank
communications Degrees
Computer Science
#2248
World Rank
#2254
Historical Rank
#481
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
Medical
#1828
World Rank
#1832
Historical Rank
#488
USA Rank
medicine Degrees
Psychology
#1419
World Rank
#1432
Historical Rank
#548
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
Biology
#2925
World Rank
#2929
Historical Rank
#666
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Literature
#2077
World Rank
#2136
Historical Rank
#681
USA Rank
literature Degrees

Who Are Southern University's Most Influential Alumni?

Southern University's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Social Work, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of Southern University's most famous alumni:

Lou Brock
An American baseball player.
Avery Johnson
Avery Johnson
A Basketball player and coach.
Jewel Prestage
Jewel Prestage
An American political scientist and activist.
David Banner
An American rap artist and hip hop producer from Mississippi.
Lucius Barker
An American political scientist.
Common
An American rapper and actor.
Carla Cotwright Williams
Carla Cotwright Williams
An African-American mathematician.
Alvin Aubert
An American poet.
Shelby F. Lewis
An American political scientist and African studies scholar.
Robert Holmes
An American football player .
O'Neil Ray Collins
An American mycologist .
Saundra McGuire
An American academic.

Who Are Southern University's Most Influential Faculty?

Ivory A. Toldson
Ivory A. Toldson
An American academic .