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Southeastern Louisiana University Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Southeastern Louisiana University? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Southeastern offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Southeastern Louisiana University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Southeastern Louisiana University was awarded 68 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is industrial production technology.

Overall Quality

Southeastern is ranked #1,137 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Southeastern held the #1,311 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Southeastern also holds the #6 spot on the Best Colleges in Louisiana ranking.

See all of the rankings for Southeastern Louisiana University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Southeastern?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 88%, Southeastern Louisiana University is easier to get into than many other schools. But that doesn't mean you can slack off on your application. Make sure to treat this school like any other when submitting requested materials and documents.

Average Test Scores

Southeastern received ACT scores from 100% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Southeastern Louisiana University  ( 19 to 24 )

Learn more about Southeastern Louisiana University admissions.

Southeastern Louisiana University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Southeastern Louisiana University is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Southeastern Louisiana University is 82%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  82 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Southeastern Louisiana University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Southeastern Louisiana University is 68%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  68 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 14% for first-time, full-time students at Southeastern, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  14 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Southeastern Louisiana University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 13,257 undergraduates at Southeastern with 9,248 being full-time and 4,009 being part-time.

How Much Does Southeastern Louisiana University Cost?

The overall average net price of Southeastern is $12,171. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Southeastern

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,360 $10,578 $13,333 $14,957 $15,349

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Southeastern, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Southeastern, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $4,869 a year. That adds up to $19,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Southeastern is 11.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Southeastern Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Southeastern with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $37,200 in their early years. This is about 7% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Southeastern Louisiana University make the most money.

Location of Southeastern Louisiana University

Located in Hammond, Louisiana, Southeastern Louisiana University is a public institution. The location of Southeastern is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for Southeastern are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 548 Ned Mcgehee Ave., Hammond, LA 70402
Phone: 985-549-2000

Southeastern Louisiana University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 41 majors graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University. Of these students, 1,783 received undergraduate degrees and 344 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 225 $26,200
Business Administration & Management 186 $33,800
Nursing 152 $59,800
Health & Physical Education 121 $29,600
General Biology 105 $25,500
Teacher Education Grade Specific 91 $39,100
General Psychology 81 $22,300
Accounting 76 $42,200
Marketing 74 $29,600
Criminal Justice & Corrections 69 $30,000

Learn more about the majors offered at Southeastern Louisiana University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Southeastern

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2018-2019, 4,447 students took at least one online class at Southeastern Louisiana University. This is a decrease from the 4,745 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 4,447 551
2017-2018 4,745 506
2016-2017 4,408 533
2015-2016 4,018 490
2013-2014 3,914 519

Learn more about online learning at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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