Southern University--New Orleans 1

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6400 Press Drive

New Orleans, LA 70126

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Phone: (504) 286-5000
2012-2013 Tuition
$4,372
in-state
$6,591
out-of-state
Admissions
rolling admission
17.4%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

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Regional Universities (South)

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Summary

Southern University--New Orleans is a public institution that was founded in 1956. It has a urban setting and the campus size is 10 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Southern University--New Orleans's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $4,372 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $6,591 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

MISSION

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) primarily serves the educational and cultural needs of the Greater New Orleans metropolitan area. SUNO creates and maintains an environment conducive to learning and growth, promotes the upward mobility of students by preparing them to enter into new as well as traditional careers, and equips them to function optimally in the mainstream of American society.

The university provides a sound education tailored to special needs of students coming to an open admissions institution and prepares them for full participation in a complex and changing society. It offers a liberal education directed toward the achievement of higher literacy and broad intellectual development, which in turn serve as a foundation for training in one of the professions. SUNO provides instruction for working adults of the area who seek to continue their education in the evening or on weekends.

CORE VALUES

Excellence
Responsibility
Integrity
Accountability
Diversity
Nurturing
Service

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1956
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A

Applying

When applying to Southern University--New Orleans, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Southern University--New Orleans is $20. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 17.4 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 17.4% 4
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 1

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 47.3 percent.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Information not available

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Student Life

Southern University--New Orleans is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment N/A
Student gender distribution N/A
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Southern University--New Orleans offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Southern University--New Orleans also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Southern University--New Orleans.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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In-state tuition and fees $4,372 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $6,591 (2012-13)
Room and board $6,544 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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