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Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Baton Rouge, LA 4-Year Public

About Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is a public, state school in an suburban setting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College was founded in 1880 and now enrolls around 6,917 students a year, including 6,145 undergrads.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College offers housing for up to 2,606 students. Most students live off campus,.

As of 2021, the total market value of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College's endowment was $10.022 million For each full-time student, Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College spends about $5,159. There are 16.8 undergraduate students for every full-time Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College professor.

2021 Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 43%
Average GPA 3.1
Mean ACT score 20
Mean SAT score 870
In-State Tuition $9,292
Out-of-State $16,642

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

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Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. Around 43% of applicants get into Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College each year. Out of 6,935 applications received in 2021, 3,013 students were offered admission.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Waitlist

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College?

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, applicants must submit the following items.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Other Requirements Louisiana Board of Regents Core curriculum of 16.5 units of selected courses
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GPA and Test Scores for Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is 3.1 on a 4.0 scale. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is 870. The mean ACT score for Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College students is 20.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College.

Is Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Test Optional?

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 11% submitted the SAT. 83% submitted the ACT.


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Dorms at Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Yes! Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College provides on-campus housing for up to 2,606 students.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College students are active in the school's Student Government Association, Association for Women Students and Men's Federation. Homecoming, Founder's Day, and and Springfest are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College.

Financial Aid at Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College meets 85% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College full-time are awarded $6,971 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

About 60% of students who start at Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College return for their second year of college. Out of the 1,116 students who started at Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College as first-time freshman, 106 graduate within four years.

Around 31% of students who started at Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 38% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $23,000 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College a good school for you?

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Where is Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College?

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is located in the suburban setting of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, less than an hour from None.

If you want to see Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Baton Rouge, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Baton Rouge Metropolitan.

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College Info

801 Harding Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Campus Setting: Suburban

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

16 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

20 and Above

Good

16 to 20

Avg

16 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College SAT Scores

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Math SAT Range

410 - 510

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Reading SAT Range

440 - 533

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Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$25,205

In State

$32,555

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$9,292
$16,642
Fees
$9,292
$9,292
Housing
$5,321
$5,321
Books
$1,300
$1,300

Student Life

Wondering what life at Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is like? There are approximately 6,917 students enrolled at Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, including 6,145 undergraduate students and 772 graduate students. 74% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from LA and 24% percent of students are from other states.

74%

Full Time

26%

Part Time

76%

In State

24%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,917

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

43%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,584

Out-of-State

$25,934

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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