Southern University and A & M CollegeSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$9,141

Avg in-state tuition

$16,491

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Southern University and A & M College

Southern University and A & M College is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,140, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 35%. The university offers 49 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 41%, and a student-faculty ratio of 21:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,141, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,491.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

35% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 35%

Retention Rate 61%

Graduation Rate 41%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 900-1080

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-20

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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66%

Female Student Population

21:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

7k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

89%

White

3%

Unknown

2%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Hispanic

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

80% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

80%

State Grant Aid

29%

Institution Grant Aid

63%

Pell Grant

80%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,493
State Grant Aid $4,122
Institution Grant Aid $4,124
Pell Grant Aid $5,186
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.