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Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Baton Rouge, LA 4-Year Public

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Student Life

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is on a 964-acre campus in a suburban setting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, not far from None. Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College also has fraternities and sororities.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College 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 Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College include Association for Women Students, Men's Federation, Collegiate 100 Black Men and Southern University Pan Hellenic Council.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Founder's Day and Springfest.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Housing

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College students live off campus. In 2021, 31% of undergrads at Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 69% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. There are 2,606 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,145 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,135 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 31% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Athletics

At Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College 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 unversity, funding, and compention 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 Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Tennis Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Safe?

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.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, take Interstate 10 to Baton Rouge, LA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Baton Rouge Metropolitan airport.

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Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Students

67%

Women

33%

Men

74%

Full Time

26%

Part Time

76%

In State

24%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

92%

2%

2%

2%

1%

1%

0.34%

0.18%

0.08%

Undergraduate Students

6,145

Graduate Students

772

Non-Resident / International Students

53

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

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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