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Southeastern Louisiana University Student Life

Southeastern Louisiana University is on a 375-acre campus in a small town setting in Hammond, Louisiana, not far from New Orleans. Southeastern Louisiana University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Southeastern Louisiana University also has fraternities and sororities.

Southeastern Louisiana University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Southeastern Louisiana University include Honors Club, Catholic Student Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Southeastern Louisiana University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Gumbo Ya Ya and Strawberry Jubilee.

Does Southeastern Louisiana University Offer Student Housing?

Southeastern Louisiana University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Southeastern Louisiana University students live off campus. In 2021, 23.4% of undergrads at Southeastern Louisiana University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 76.6% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southeastern Louisiana University. There are 2,742 spots available in on-campus housing for all 13,296 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,597 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 20% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Southeastern Louisiana University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Southeastern Louisiana University Athletics

At Southeastern Louisiana University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Southeastern Louisiana University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at Southeastern Louisiana University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Southeastern Louisiana University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Southeastern Louisiana University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Southeastern Louisiana University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Southeastern Louisiana University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Southeastern Louisiana University, take Interstate 12 and Interstate 55 to Hammond, LA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Louisiana you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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Southeastern Louisiana University Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

70%

Full Time

30%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

13,296

Graduate Students

964

Southeastern Louisiana University Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

14,260

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

91%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,289

Out-of-State

$20,767

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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