Southern University at Shreveport

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,618
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,122
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
20.2%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
3,013
44% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
11.4%
63 Graduates

About

Southern University at Shreveport is a higher education institution located in Caddo Parish, LA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern University at Shreveport were N/A.

In 2020, 255 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern University at Shreveport. 73.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (212 degrees), 12.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern University at Shreveport is $2,618, which is $−5,362 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Southern University at Shreveport is $2,618, which is $−5,362 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,122.

In 2020, 64% of undergraduate students attending Southern University at Shreveport received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,618
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Southern University at Shreveport was $2,618. The cost of tuition at Southern University at Shreveport is $−5,362 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$9,122
2020 Value
4.96%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Southern University at Shreveport had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,122. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Southern University at Shreveport grew by 4.96%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,364
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern University at Shreveport was of $8,364 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 1.88% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Southern University at Shreveport received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.59% with respect to 2019, when 63% 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.
20.2%
2018 Default Rate
247
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Southern University at Shreveport was 20.2%, which represents 247 out of the 1221 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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Southern University at Shreveport has a total enrollment of 3,013 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern University at Shreveport is 1,325 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,688. This means that 44% of students enrolled at Southern University at Shreveport are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern University at Shreveport, both undergraduate and graduate, is 89.9% Black or African American, 5.54% White, 1.79% Hispanic or Latino, 1.19% Two or More Races, 0.299% Asian, 0.166% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.133% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern University at Shreveport in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (61.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (28.1%) and White Female (3.62%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern University at Shreveport, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,013 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern University at Shreveport is 1,325 and the part-time enrollment is 1,688. This means that 44% of students enrolled at Southern University at Shreveport are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

38%
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 at Shreveport was 38%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Southern University at Shreveport 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
    2,708
  2. White
    167
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    54

The enrolled student population at Southern University at Shreveport is 89.9% Black or African American, 5.54% White, 1.79% Hispanic or Latino, 1.19% Two or More Races, 0.299% Asian, 0.166% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.133% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 9 students (0.299%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 119 more women than men received degrees from Southern University at Shreveport. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern University at Shreveport is black or african american (212 degrees awarded). There were 12.5 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern University at Shreveport is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern University at Shreveport, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (21 degrees awarded), Health (132 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (45 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Registered nurses (1,383,731 people), Accountants & auditors (1,063,938 people), Other managers (782,751 people), Software developers (546,831 people), and Financial managers (470,619 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Protective Services (21 degrees awarded), Health (132 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (45 degrees), Business (41 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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 at Shreveport are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Protective Services (21 degrees awarded), Health (132 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (45 degrees), Business (41 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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 at Shreveport are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,782,120 people), Computer Systems Design (927,906 people), Elementary & secondary schools (799,778 people), Banking & related activities (546,621 people), and Insurance carriers (535,265 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Protective Services (21 degrees awarded), Health (132 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (45 degrees), Business (41 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southern University at Shreveport.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern University at Shreveport was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

68
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
187
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University at Shreveport, which is 0.364 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (187).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University at Shreveport in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 17 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 39 degrees were awarded to women at Southern University at Shreveport in Registered Nursing, which is 9.75 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%
100% Completion Time
11%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 2% of students graduating from Southern University at Shreveport completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 14% within 200%.

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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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern University at Shreveport is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, 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
    212 degrees awarded
  2. White
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern University at Shreveport is black or african american (212 degrees awarded). There were 12.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    168 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    44 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern University at Shreveport is black or african american female (168 degrees awarded). There were 3.82 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (44 degrees).

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Southern University at Shreveport has an endowment valued at nearly $1.13M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $57.4k (5.1%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Southern University at Shreveport had a total salary expenditure of $34.3M. Southern University at Shreveport employs 35 Instructors, 23 Assistant professors, and 17 Associate professors. Most academics at Southern University at Shreveport are Female Instructors (22), Female Assistant professors(15), and Male Instructors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern University at Shreveport are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 69 employees, Management, with 24 employees, and Service with 18 employees.

Endowment

$1.13M
2020 Endowment
25.6%
growth from 2019

Southern University at Shreveport has an endowment valued at about $1.13M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern University at Shreveport grew 25.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.3M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Southern University at Shreveport (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $8.43M - Federal
  2. $372k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Southern University at Shreveport received $8.43M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $372k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$13.2M
2020 Salaries
5.42%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Southern University at Shreveport paid a median of $13.2M in salaries, which represents 38.4% of their overall expenditure ($34.3M) and a 5.42% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.86% growth from 2018 and a 3.81% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.83M
Instructional Salaries
79
Number of Employees

In 2020, Southern University at Shreveport paid a total of $3.83M to 79 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
69 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern University at Shreveport were Instructor with 35 employees; Assistant professor with 23 employees; and Assistant professor with 17 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern University at Shreveport were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 69 employees; Management with 24 employees; and Service with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern University at Shreveport was Female Instructor with 22 employees, Female Assistant professor with 15 employees, and Male Instructor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Southern University at Shreveport.

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