U.S. News Rankings
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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):|
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.
|School type||public, coed college|
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.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||17.4% 4|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 47.3 percent.
|Student-faculty ratio||N/A 4|
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Southern University--New Orleans is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
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|
Paying for School
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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|
* Overview details based on 2012 data