Southern University and A&M College Rankings

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In the World#2685 of 14178
In North America#827 of 2629
In the United States#760 of 2528
In Louisiana#10 of 27
In Baton Rouge#2 of 4

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Average SAT
990
Average ACT
19
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
6,324
Graduates
816
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
subr.edu

Southern University and A&M College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate35%36%35%
Applicants10,5633,2537,310
Admissions3,6871,1562,531
Freshmen enrolled full time1,305465840
Freshmen enrolled part time331419

1,653 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

291 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
167 or 12%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 900
or below

75% of them
had 1080
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Southern University and A&M College are 900-1080 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,166 or 88%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 20
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Southern University and A&M College are 17-20 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American6366 (89%)
White246 (3%)
Two or more races146 (2%)
Nonresident Alien116 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown111 (2%)
Asian70 (1%)
Hispanic57 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander7 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native7 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,018
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$4,972$5,336
Tuition in-state$4,972$5,336
Tuition out-of-state$4,972$5,336
Fee in-district$4,169$5,186
Fee in-state$4,169$5,186
Fee out-of-state$11,520$11,632

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,300
Combined charge for room and board$8,818
Room charge$5,610
Meal charge$3,208

Southern University and A&M College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies8835
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse80
Business Administration and Management, General4021
Psychology, General47
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist2126
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other46
Computer Science2323
Biology & Biological Sciences, General2912
Accounting40
Public Administration36
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor276
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing30
Therapeutic Recreation & Recreational Therapy252
Mass Communication & Media Studies27
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General27
Social Work23
Mechanical Engineering23
Civil Engineering, General22
Sociology21
Elementary Education and Teaching108
Educational Leadership and Administration, General18
Urban Forestry665
Marketing & Marketing Management, General17
Counseling Psychology14
Political Science and Government, General13
Agriculture, General12
Chemistry, General11
Mathematics, Other64
History, General9
Music Performance, General9
English Language and Literature, General9
Public Policy Analysis, General9
Finance, General8
Electrical and Electronics Engineering8
Social Sciences, General7
Engineering, General5
Nursing Practice5
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other4
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician3
Environmental Toxicology3
Nursing Science2
Grand Total73025328
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%32%47%
  • Full-time retention rate - 61%
  • Part-time retention rate - 13%

Publications & Citations

Publications
990
Citations
59,611

Publication count by topic

Physics
222
Materials science
187
Chemistry
75
Computer science
67
Psychology
51
Biology
47
Medicine
43
Political science
36
Business
30
Economics
28
Mathematics
21
Sociology
16
Environmental science
14
Engineering
13
Art
11
History
7
Geography
5
Geology
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics67621,601
Sociology1423876
Political science1798229
Materials science19713,546
Business2188499
Medicine23062,251
History24207
Psychology2854738
Chemistry28801,751
Environmental science2897277
Economics318199
Art34081
Engineering3810112
Biology3811594
Geology392811
Mathematics455260
Geography471310
Computer science479990

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199034
1991125
1992310
1993710
199488
1995915
1996936
19971547
19981346
19991569
20002085
200121108
20021998
200321212
200416178
200518246
200628333
200740502
200836923
2009561405
2010591715
2011502039
2012552498
2013723015
2014392996
2015363513
2016393283
2017282764
2018282310
2019312532
2020382447

General info

Alternative namesSUBR
Founded1880
WikipediaSouthern University
Colorscolumbia blue, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff1,056
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address3rd Floor, J.S. Clark Adm. Building, P.O. Box 9374
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70813
United States
City population229,000
Phone2257714500
Fax+1 (225) 771 2018

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