SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A&M COLLEGE - [SU], BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA - ADMISSION

Baton Rouge, LouisianaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1880Established Year

Southern University and A&M College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Sugandhi Sood

Southern University and A&M College is a small institution that enrolls around 2,943 undergraduate students each year. With an acceptance rate of 57%, the university is considered to be moderately selective. However, since the university wants to increase its student base, applicants with competitive applications have a good chance of securing admission.

  • SAT and ACT scores are not mandatory for all programs.
  • Like undergraduate, all graduate programs also have common application deadlines.
  • Letter of Conduct it necessary for UG programs.
  • There are separate GPA requirements for Transfer students.

Highlights

Application PortalUG/PG: University’s official website
Application Fee (non-refundable)UG: 20 USD
PG: 25 USD
Acceptance rate57%
Average SAT (Composite)score1030
Average  ACT (Composite) score20
Mode of PaymentCredit card/ e-check
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring/Summer
Work ExperienceFor business programs
Financial AidScholarships, grants, and loans

Southern University and A&M College Admissions Deadline

Southern University and A&M College have varying application deadlines for both UG and PG programs. Applicants can check these deadlines in the table given below:

DeadlineDate
Undergraduate Admissions
Fall SemesterJuly 1
Spring SemesterDecember 1
Graduate Admissions
Fall SemesterApril 15
Spring SemesterNovember 1
Summer SemesterMarch 30

Southern University and A&M College International Admissions

Southern University and A&M College have additional instructions for international applicants. Both undergraduate and graduate applicants must check these requirements before starting their application process.

Admission Requirements for International Students

All international applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Copies of all the official academic records must be sent directly to the university.
  • If official documents are not in English, they must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • English proficiency test scores are required from non-native English speakers.
  • Standardized test scores, as per course requirement.
  • Current Affidavit of Financial support and bank statement
  • Copy of the Immunization Form
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Departmental Requirements: Some departments have additional requirements such as portfolio, interview, audition, etc. thus, applicants must ensure additional requirements before submitting the application.

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

International applicants whose primary language is not English are required to submit evidence of English language proficiency. For this, Southern University and A&M college accept TOEFL and IELTS scores. The minimum required scores are as follows:

TestMinimum required score (UG)Minimum required score (PG)
TOEFL(PBT)500525
TOEFL (CBT)173123
IELTS5-

International Transfer Students

Transfer applicants should meet the following admission requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 on all the attempted college coursework
  • Proof of English Proficiency Test

Southern University and A&M College Undergraduate Admissions

Southern University and A&M College offer UG programs in 5 educational areas. The admission process and requirements for all the programs are similar.

Where to Apply: Official website

Application Fee: 20 USD

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum High school GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Official Transcripts
  • SAT/ACT score
  • Senior class schedule
  • Letter of conduct
  • Evidence English language proficiency

SAT/ACT Score Requirements

The applicants who have a GPA lesser than 2.0 must submit either SAT or ACT score. The minimum accepted scores for these tests are given below:

  • SAT Composite: 1030
  • ACT Composite: 20

Conditional Admissions

Applicants who do not meet the GPA and/or GRE requirements are offered admission conditionally.

  • The applicants admitted under this category must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Conditional admission status is granted for a maximum of one academic year.

Southern University and A&M College Graduate Admissions

At Southern University and A&M College, there are 6 graduate schools that offer around 15 graduate programs. Each program has some specific admission requirements.

Where to Apply: Official website

Application Fee: 25 USD

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.7 on all the UG coursework
  • GRE/GMAT score
  • TOEFL score
  • At least three letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose

Popular Courses at Southern University and A&M College

CourseAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MBAMinimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above;
GRE/GMAT score
TOEFL (PBT): 525
MS Computer ScienceGRE scoreTOEFL (IBT): 77;
TOEFL (CBT): 123
MS BiologyCombined GRE score of 800TOEFL (PBT): 525;
TOEFL (CBT): 123
MS PhysicsUG degree in Physics and related fields;
GRE score
TOEFL (PBT): 525

Few days after the submission of the application, the university will email the applicants with their separate student ID number. Using that, the applicants can check the status of their application. Once the admission is offered, the applicants must complete their post-admission process to confirm their admission at the university.

Overall the selection for admissions has been moderate, in terms of entry requirements, test score acceptance and a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

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