Southern University

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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.

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Southern University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
6,93543%28%99018

How Much Does Southern University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$4,973$4,367

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
5,9625,325637

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

Who Are Southern University's Most Influential Alumni?

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

Jim Ovia
A Nigerian businessman who founded Zenith Bank in 1990.
Russel L. Honoré
Russel L. Honoré
A Retired Lieutenant General in the United States Army.
Jewel Prestage
Jewel Prestage
An American political scientist and activist.
Faith Jenkins
An American Judge and Media Personality.
Bunny Greenhouse
Bunny Greenhouse
An American whistleblower.
Lou Brock
An American baseball player.
Jesse N. Stone
An American judge.
Avery Johnson
Avery Johnson
A Basketball player and coach.
Isiah Carey
An American journalist.
Elbert Guillory
A Lawyer in Opelousas, Louisiana.
Tom Willmott
A Member of Louisiana State Legislature.
Lucius Barker
An American political scientist.

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