PO Box 9374 Baton Rouge, LA 70813 225-771-2430
http://www.subr.edu admit@subr.edu
About Southern University and A&M College
  • Year of Foundation 1880
  • Size of Campus 884 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,964
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61%, 39%, 19%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,666 in-state, $9,458 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $5,784
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 6,830
The vision for research at Southern University and A&M College is to build and sustain an infrastructure that encourages greater participation by faculty in sponsored and elective research and related activities. The ultimate measurable outcomes of achieving this vision are that such research efforts would result in: an increased number of publications in refereed journals greater and more significant opportunities for its graduate and undergraduate students to participate in scholarly activities and research with their professors and building nationally reputable and competitive academic departments, colleges, schools, and centers.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Phi Alpha Honor Society (Social Work), Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. (Psi Phi Beta Chapter, Nursing), Honors Student Association, LA Epsilon Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society, Inc. , Psi Chi (The National Honor Society in Psychology), Sigma A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Muslim Student Organization, Nation of Islam Student Association, Committed to Christ, 220 Power Ministries, Catholic Student Club, Centras Christian Dance Team, Chosen Generation Campus Ministry, Full Gospel Fellowship Out
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) National Association for Black Accounts (NABA); National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); National Association of Black Journalist (NABJ); National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice; Minorities
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Founders' Day, Career Day, Homecoming
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport New Orleans, LA (80), Baton Rouge, LA (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Hammond, LA (46)
  • Distance to nearest bus Baton Rouge, LA (8)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 14
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 86%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 34%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 14%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 29%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (72%), men's dorms (28%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 95
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 1
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 35,175
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3,015
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 807,728
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 4
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 44,568
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Microforms 730,781
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library Facilities Archives: Ex-Slave Reports (Slave Narratives); Archives: Southern University Presidential Papers; Camille S. Shade African American Collection
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,689
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Museums Southern University Museum of Art; Frank Hayden Black Heritage Museum; Southern University Archives and Information Center; Site of the original Baton Rouge Red Stick, which is the location for the founding of Baton Rouge at Scotts Bluff on the bank of the
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Raytheon, Pratt & Whitney, Johnson & Johnson (McNeil), Delphi, Exxon, Lockeed Martin, CN Railways, Shell, Conoco, Caterpillar
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,400
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 25%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Louisiana State University)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis