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Southern University and A & M College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Southern University and A & M College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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 Southern University and A & M College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Southern University and A & M College was awarded 6 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Overall Quality

Southern University and A & M College is ranked #1,505 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Southern University and A & M College is also ranked #20 out of 24 schools in Louisiana.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Southern University and A & M College?

Acceptance Rate

Southern University and A & M College has an acceptance rate of 45%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Southern University and A & M College.

Average Test Scores

About 1% of students accepted to Southern University and A & M College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 350 and 490. Math scores were between 390 and 490.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Southern University and A & M College  ( 350 to 490 )
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SAT Math Scores for Southern University and A & M College  ( 390 to 490 )
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Southern University and A & M College received ACT scores from 93% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 21.

ACT Composite Scores for Southern University and A & M College  ( 17 to 21 )
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Southern University and A & M College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Southern University and A & M College is 24 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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Southern University and A & M College is 98%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  98 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Southern University and A & M College

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 Southern University and A & M College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Southern University and A & M College is 10%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  10 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Southern University and A & M College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,149 undergraduates at Southern University and A & M College with 4,530 being full-time and 619 being part-time.

Southern University and A & M College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Southern University and A & M College is 33.30 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  33.30 out of 100
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How Much Does Southern University and A & M College Cost?

The overall average net price of Southern University and A & M College is $16,579. 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 Southern University and A & M College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,602 $16,546 $18,583 $19,737 $20,650

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 Southern University and A & M College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Southern University and A & M College, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $6,273 a year. That adds up to $25,092 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Southern University and A & M College is 14.9%. 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 Southern University and A & M College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Southern University and A & M College make about $34,700 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 13% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Southern University and A & M College

Southern University and A & M College is a public institution located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Southern University and A & M College

Contact details for Southern University and A & M College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3Rd Floor, J.S. Clark Adm. Building, P.O. Box 9374, Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Phone: 225-771-4500
Website: www.subr.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southern-University-and-AM-College-Baton-Rouge-LA/116700329566
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SouthernU_BR

Southern University and A & M College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 48 majors graduated from Southern University and A & M College. Of these students, 730 received undergraduate degrees and 281 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
Criminal Justice & Corrections 88 $25,500
Nursing 80 $61,900
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 52 $24,900
General Psychology 47 $22,700
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 46 $27,700
Accounting 40 NA
Business Administration & Management 40 $31,800
General Biology 29 $29,100
General Family & Consumer Sciences 27 $29,200
Communication & Media Studies 27 $22,700

Learn more about the majors offered at Southern University and A & M College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Southern University and A & M College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,532 students took at least one online class at Southern University and A & M College. This is a decrease from the 1,925 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,532 275
2016-2017 1,925 149
2015-2016 1,230 96
2014-2015 1,183 142
2013-2014 781 150

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