Southern University and A & M College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,973
0.0201% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$16,518
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
13.6%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
43.4%
6,935 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
6,917
71.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
28.2%
261 Graduates

About

Southern University and A & M College is a higher education institution located in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern University and A & M College were Registered Nursing (102 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (68 degrees), and General Psychology (50 degrees).

In 2020, 965 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern University and A & M College. 69.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (854 degrees), 19.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (43 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern University and A & M College is $4,973, which is $−17,557 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern University and A & M College is $4,973, which is $−17,557 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,518.

In 2020, 77% of undergraduate students attending Southern University and A & M College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,973
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Southern University and A & M College was $4,973. The cost of tuition at Southern University and A & M College is $−17,557 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$16,518
2020 Value
6.49%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Southern University and A & M College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,518. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Southern University and A & M College grew by 6.49%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,488
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern University and A & M College was of $9,488 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 2.41% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Southern University and A & M College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
13.6%
2018 Default Rate
322
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Southern University and A & M College was 13.6%, which represents 322 out of the 2360 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Southern University and A & M College received 6,935 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 34.3% annual decline. Out of those 6,935 applicants, 3,013 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 43.4% acceptance rate.

There were 6,917 students enrolled at Southern University and A & M College in 2020, and 14% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southern University and A & M College has an overall enrollment yield of 45.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

43.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,013
Accepted Out of 6,935

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southern University and A & M College was 43.4% (3,013 admissions from 6,935 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 34.9%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −34.3%, while admissions declined by −18.3%.

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SAT Scores

14%
Submission Percentage
196
Scores Submitted

14% of enrolled first-time students at Southern University and A & M College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southern University and A & M College has a total enrollment of 6,917 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern University and A & M College is 4,923 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,994. This means that 71.2% of students enrolled at Southern University and A & M College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern University and A & M College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 90.8% Black or African American, 2.7% White, 1.63% Two or More Races, 0.969% Asian, 0.853% Hispanic or Latino, 0.173% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0723% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern University and A & M College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (62.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (30.4%) and Two or More Races Female (1.12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (57.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (24.7%) and White Female (5.32%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern University and A & M College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,917 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern University and A & M College is 4,923 and the part-time enrollment is 1,994. This means that 71.2% of students enrolled at Southern University and A & M College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Southern University and A & M College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Southern University and A & M College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    6,279
  2. White
    187
  3. Two or More Races
    113

The enrolled student population at Southern University and A & M College is 90.8% Black or African American, 2.7% White, 1.63% Two or More Races, 0.969% Asian, 0.853% Hispanic or Latino, 0.173% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0723% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 141 students (2.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 385 more women than men received degrees from Southern University and A & M College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern University and A & M College is black or african american (854 degrees awarded). There were 19.9 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (43 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern University and A & M College is Registered Nursing (102 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (68 degrees) and General Psychology (50 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern University and A & M College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (31 degrees awarded), Protective Services (100 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (71 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern University and A & M College are Social workers, all other (170,006 people), Police officers (130,850 people), Other managers (113,403 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (96,819 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (45,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern University and A & M College are Agriculture (31 degrees awarded), Protective Services (100 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (71 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), and Human Sciences (21 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern University and A & M College are Physicians, Surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at Southern University and A & M College are Agriculture (31 degrees awarded), Protective Services (100 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (71 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), and Human Sciences (21 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern University and A & M College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (328,440 people), Elementary & secondary schools (230,577 people), Individual & family services (133,466 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (113,450 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (110,770 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern University and A & M College are Agriculture (31 degrees awarded), Protective Services (100 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (71 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), and Human Sciences (21 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southern University and A & M College.
Most Common
  1. 102 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 68 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 50 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern University and A & M College was Registered Nursing with 102 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

290
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
675
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 290 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University and A & M College, which is 0.43 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (675).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University and A & M College in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 0.639 times less than the 61 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 98 degrees were awarded to women at Southern University and A & M College in Registered Nursing, which is 24.5 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 9% of students graduating from Southern University and A & M College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern University and A & M College is Male and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    854 degrees awarded
  2. White
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern University and A & M College is black or african american (854 degrees awarded). There were 19.9 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (43 degrees).

1.04% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    598 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    256 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern University and A & M College is black or african american female (598 degrees awarded). There were 2.34 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (256 degrees).

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Operations

Southern University and A & M College has an endowment valued at nearly $10M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $953k (9.51%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Southern University and A & M College had a total salary expenditure of $147M. Southern University and A & M College employs 95 Assistant professors, 70 Professors, and 49 Associate professors. Most academics at Southern University and A & M College are Female Assistant professors (59), Male Professors(48), and Male Assistant professors (36).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern University and A & M College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 169 employees, Service, with 103 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 66 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10M
2020 Endowment
4.59%
growth from 2019

Southern University and A & M College has an endowment valued at about $10M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern University and A & M College grew 4.59% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $24.7M - Federal
  2. $952k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Southern University and A & M College received $24.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $952k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$62.9M
2020 Salaries
0.214%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Southern University and A & M College paid a median of $62.9M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($147M) and a 0.214% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.05% growth from 2018 and a 6.34% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.7M
Instructional Salaries
255
Number of Employees

In 2020, Southern University and A & M College paid a total of $16.7M to 255 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
95 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
169 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern University and A & M College were Assistant professor with 95 employees; Professor with 70 employees; and Professor with 49 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern University and A & M College were Office and Administrative Support with 169 employees; Service with 103 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 66 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern University and A & M College was Female Assistant professor with 59 employees, Male Professor with 48 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 36 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Southern University and A & M College.

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