Southern University at Shreveport

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,618
2022 Average Net Price
$10,091
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
9.74%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,154
48.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
7.42%
27 Graduates

About

Southern University at Shreveport is a higher education institution located in Caddo Parish, LA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Southern University at Shreveport were General Studies (50 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (37 degrees), and General Business (14 degrees).

In 2022, 242 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern University at Shreveport. 78.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (207 degrees), 7.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (26 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern University at Shreveport is $2,618, which is $−5,494 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Southern University at Shreveport is $2,618, which is $−5,494 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,091.

In 2022, 71% of undergraduate students attending Southern University at Shreveport received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,618
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Southern University at Shreveport was $2,618. The cost of tuition at Southern University at Shreveport is $−5,494 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$10,091
2022 Value
7.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southern University at Shreveport had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,091. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southern University at Shreveport grew by 7.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,210
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern University at Shreveport was of $8,210 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6.54% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Southern University at Shreveport received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 16.4% with respect to 2021, when 61% 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.
9.74%
2019 Default Rate
109
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Southern University at Shreveport was 9.74%, which represents 109 out of the 1119 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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Enrollment

Southern University at Shreveport had a total enrollment of 3,154 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southern University at Shreveport is 1,522 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,632. This means that 48.3% 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 89.6% Black or African American, 6.59% White, 1.71% Two or More Races, 1.08% Hispanic or Latino, 0.444% Asian, 0.254% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0317% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern University at Shreveport in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (62.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (30.2%) and White Female (3.75%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

48.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern University at Shreveport in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,154 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern University at Shreveport is 1,522 and the part-time enrollment is 1,632. This means that 48.3% of students enrolled at Southern University at Shreveport are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%
2022 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 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), 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 (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    2,827 enrolled students
  2. White
    208 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    54 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southern University at Shreveport is 89.6% Black or African American, 6.59% White, 1.71% Two or More Races, 1.08% Hispanic or Latino, 0.444% Asian, 0.254% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0317% 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 Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 138 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 (207 degrees awarded). There were 7.96 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (26 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Southern University at Shreveport is General Studies (50 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (37 degrees) and General Business (14 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Human Sciences (9 degrees awarded), Health (138 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (54 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 (1,418,302 people), Medical & health services managers (165,090 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (162,335 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (142,563 people), and Other managers (139,428 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport in 2022 are Human Sciences (9 degrees awarded), Health (138 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (54 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Human Sciences (9 degrees awarded), Health (138 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (54 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,551,394 people), Elementary & secondary schools (451,043 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (348,255 people), Outpatient care centers (270,866 people), and Offices of physicians (216,231 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Human Sciences (9 degrees awarded), Health (138 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (54 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 50 degrees awarded
  2. 37 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Southern University at Shreveport was General Studies with 50 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

52
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
190
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University at Shreveport, which is 0.274 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (190).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University at Shreveport in General Studies, which is 0.563 times less than the 32 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University at Shreveport in Registered Nursing, which is 17.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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

In 2022, 11% 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 13% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Southern University at Shreveport is Male and White (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    207 degrees awarded
  2. White
    26 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern University at Shreveport is black or african american (207 degrees awarded). There were 7.96 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (26 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    163 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    44 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern University at Shreveport is black or african american female (163 degrees awarded). There were 3.7 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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Operations

Southern University at Shreveport has an endowment valued at nearly $1.37M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−10.4%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Southern University at Shreveport had a total salary expenditure of 42.2M. Southern University at Shreveport employs 38 Instructors, 21 Assistant professors and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Southern University at Shreveport are Female Instructor (23), Male Instructor (15), and Female Assistant professor (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 57 employees, Service, with 21 employees, and Management with 14 employees.

Endowment

$1.37M
2022 Endowment
9.44%
decline from 2021

Southern University at Shreveport has an endowment valued at about $1.37M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern University at Shreveport declined 9.44% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.84M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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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. $10.5M - Federal
  2. $1.63M - State
  3. $312k - Local

As of 2022, Southern University at Shreveport received $10.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.63M from state grants and contracts, and $312k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$13.7M
2022 Salaries
6.24%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southern University at Shreveport paid a median of $13.7M in salaries, which represents 32.4% of their overall expenditure ($42.2M) and a 6.24% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.01M
Instructional Salaries
69
Number of Employees

In 2022, Southern University at Shreveport paid a total of $4.01M to 69 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern University at Shreveport were Instructor with 38 employees, Assistant professor with 21 employees, and Associate professor with 7 employees.

In 2022, 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 57 employees, Service with 21 employees, and Management with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern University at Shreveport was Female Instructor with 23 employees, Male Instructor with 15 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 13 employees.

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