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Public 4 Year

Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Overview

Enrollment

2,106
Southern University at New Orleans overview
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Online suno.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
Southern University at New Orleans overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO), located in the heart of New Orleans, Louisiana, was founded in 1956 as a branch unit of Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge. The public, historically black university offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs across its colleges, with Business Administration, Criminal Justice, and Social Work being particularly prominent. With a predominantly urban campus, the institution provides both on-campus housing and a commuter-friendly environment. SUNO maintains an open-admissions policy, welcoming a broad range of students from diverse backgrounds. The university is not specifically renowned for its athletics, focusing more on academic and community endeavors. The campus structure and facilities are designed to support a focused learning atmosphere in close proximity to the vibrant cultural scene of New Orleans.

In the most recent statistical year 1,318 prospective students applied, and 1,045 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 111 enrolled in the school.  1,094 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,012 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $4,483 plus fees of $2,576.

Southern University at New Orleans is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Ratings

3/10

Overall

2/10

Academics

3/10

Resources

NA

Outcomes

1/10

Value

SUNO is rated within the lower 21% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
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ACT 15/18
GPA 2.4

Applications Accepted

79.3% 
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $20

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Annual Cost to Attend

Louisiana Resident Tuition

$4,483
In State Costs for Southern University at New Orleans
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,576
Room and Board $9,040
Budget for Other Expenses$4,230
Total One Year Cost$21,629

Out of State Resident Tuition

$13,384
Out of State Costs for Southern University at New Orleans
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,576
Room and Board $9,040
Budget for Other Expenses$4,230
Total One Year Cost$30,530

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years

$31,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

Data Not Available

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Southern University at New Orleans students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Psychology 15%
Human Services 15%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 14%
Health Professions 10%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160630 IPEDS survey data for Southern University at New Orleans.

Current students may use the Southern University at New Orleans GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.