Southern University and A&M College is a comprehensive institution providing undergraduate, graduate, professional and doctoral degree programs. Situated in the northern section of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the university offers about 60 courses in different majors for students to study in the USA. The streams at the university are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission on Colleges(SACSCOC).
Moreover, all the engineering courses are also accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
On average, about 6,500 students are enrolled in Southern University each year. The university, that was earlier a part of Historically Black Land Grand University, has a campus area of 512 acres and has greatly impacted the society at every level whether it is the field of engineering, business, technology or nursing.
The Southern university was:
|Type of University||Public|
|Faculty Members||About 1,100|
|Number of students||About 6,500|
|Annual Acceptance Rate||38%|
|Basic Tuition fee for International Undergraduate students||4,651 USD|
|Basic Tuition fee for International graduate students||5,341 USD|
|Test Scores Accepted(ACT)||20|
The Southern University and A&M College System comprise of 6 divisions offering more than 60 programs. The university has a 7:1 students-faculty ratio. Students at SU have various program options to choose from:
The campus of Southern University and A&M College has an urban setting in the city of Louisiana, overlooking the Mississippi River.
The University provides on-campus residence facilities to the students. Also, first-year students must reside on-campus to encourage greater and co-curricular learning. The Office of Housing and Residence Life is established to cater to the needs of students residing on-campus and for general operations and administration of housing and residential facilities.
To secure a seat at Southern University and A&M College, one needs to apply online on the official website of the university after which it is required to send the ACT or SAT scores to the institute. Finally, you need to submit your transcripts to the Office of Admissions and Recruitments.
Application Fee: 30 USD
Application Deadline: The last date to apply for taking admission to Southern University for all the three sessions is:
Admission Requirements: Due to the highly selective nature of Southern University and A&M college, it is necessary to keep in mind that all the requirements are fulfilled:
The university revises its fee structure time-to-time and the latest tuition fee and living expenses are mentioned in the table below for any international student to study at Southern University and A & M College:
|Tuition Fee (UG)||4,621 USD|
|Tuition Fee (PG)||5,311 USD *|
|Books and Supplies||1,300 USD|
|Other Expenses(Personal, Transportation, etc.)||3,425 USD|
|1-bedroom University Apartment||3,487 USD|
|2-bedroom University Apartment||2,805 USD|
|4-bedroom University Apartment||2,368 USD|
|US Jones/Shade/Totty Hall||1,825 USD|
|Grandison Hall||1,271 USD|
|Washington Hall||1,229 USD|
|Boley Hall||1,211 USD|
|Red & White Hall||1,090 USD|
For part-time courses, the basic fee for an undergraduate course is 2,173 USD for 1 hour and further, it increases by 33 USD (approximately) for every hour increased.
*MBA students are charged an additional 1,000 USD per semester.
The University has a dedicated office to serve the purpose of administrating the program designed to help students meet their college expenses. The Office of Student Financial Aid informs the students about various financial assistance available in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and employment. Students can also apply for educational loans from their home country to study in the USA.
Also, every department offers some departmental scholarships to extraordinary and needy students. Some of the scholarships are as followed:
|Average Cost of Attendance||$4,571 / Year|
|Southern University and A&M College Enrollment||7415|
|Average Graduation Rate||17.4%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$4,571 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$4,349 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,300 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$9,440 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$3,971 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$9,800 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$4,100 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$3,971 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$3,971 / Year|
|Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Arts Programs||National Association of Schools of Art and Design|
|Law Programs||American Bar Association|
|Music Programs||National Association of Schools of Music|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Programs||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics|
|Programs||American Speech-Language-Hearing Association|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#1803 [Out of 2000]
66.5 [Out of 100]
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary