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Southeastern Louisiana University is a public institution that was founded in 1925. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 14,240, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 365 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Southeastern Louisiana University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,242 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $16,101 (2012-13).
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The mission of Southeastern is to lead the educational, economic and cultural development of southeast Louisiana. Southeastern is the third largest public university in Louisiana. Southeastern maintains small class sizes allowing considerable interaction between faculty and students. Southeastern also is the second largest provider of distance education among state universities. The university-owned cable television channel, The Southeastern Channel, offers university-sponsored television programs including credit courses, concerts, lectures, theatrical productions, and career development and enhancement programs. Southeastern's Honors program offers an alternative academic track in all departments and majors, and its Study Abroad program allows our students to explore the globe!
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Southeastern Louisiana University, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Southeastern Louisiana University is $20. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 88.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||88.6%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Southeastern Louisiana University is 23:1, and the school has 28.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Southeastern Louisiana University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Health Professions and Related Programs; Education; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||12%|
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Southeastern Louisiana University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 14,240, with a gender distribution of 39.5 percent male students and 60.5 percent female students. At this school, 18.3 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 81.7 percent of students live off campus. Southeastern Louisiana University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
Southeastern Louisiana University offers a number of student services including placement service, health service, and health insurance. Southeastern Louisiana University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Southeastern Louisiana University, 46 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Southeastern Louisiana University.
|Students who have cars on campus||46%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$5,242 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$16,101 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,020 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data