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Colleges / Southern University at Shreveport

Southern University at Shreveport

Shreveport, LA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate62%

Southern University at Shreveport Student Life

Southern University at Shreveport Student Activities

Interested in Greek life?

Southern University at Shreveport has the Afro-American Society. In fact, more students participate in the Afro-American Society than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Southern University at Shreveport include Student Government Association, Student Center Board, Allied Health and Engineering Club.

The Southern University at Shreveport community comes together each year for Career Day, Homecoming and Springfest.

Does Southern University at Shreveport Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Southern University at Shreveport.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes No special consideration for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 7%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing 240
Number of Students Living On-Campus 75
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

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

The majority of Southern University at Shreveport students live on campus. In 2023, 7% of undergrads at Southern University at Shreveport lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 90% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southern University at Shreveport. There are 240 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,651 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 75 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Southern University at Shreveport offers coed housing.

Southern University at Shreveport Athletics

At Southern University at Shreveport 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 Southern University at Shreveport:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at Southern University at Shreveport

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 at Shreveport is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Southern University at Shreveport campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Southern University at Shreveport

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Southern University at Shreveport, take Interstate 20/49 to Shreveport, LA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Shreveport Regional airport.

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Southern University at Shreveport Campus Services

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