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Southern University at Shreveport Tuition & Cost

Shreveport, Louisiana

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In State Louisiana Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Southern University at Shreveport
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$2,340
Room and Board $11,420
Other Expenses Budget$3,842

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Southern University at Shreveport
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$2,340
Room and Board $11,420
Other Expenses Budget$3,842

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Southern University at Shreveport for undergraduate students residing in Louisiana is $2,618. Room and board charges total $11,420 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,600 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $2,340 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $3,842 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Southern University at Shreveport full time should expect a total annual cost of $21,820.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Southern University at Shreveport is $2,618 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $11,420 for room and board, $1,600 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $2,340. Students are advised to budget $3,842 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $21,820. This figure is 0% higher than what Louisiana residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Southern University at Shreveport for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,122 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Southern University at Shreveport, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Southern University at Shreveport
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,160
$30,001 to $48,000$10,325
$48,001 to $75,000$14,150
$75,001 to $110,000$13,247

Financial Aid

99% of full-time undergrad Southern University at Shreveport received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,890 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 85% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $6,021.

Finanical Aid Southern University at Shreveport
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,890 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $4,574 4%
Pell Grants $5,535 92%
Other Federal Grants $1,390 7%
State and Local Grants $1,417 9%
Federal Student Loans $6,021 85%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Southern University at Shreveport, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $12,934. The loan balance of $12,934 is a two year multiple of the $6,467 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $137 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $12,934
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $137.12
Total Interest Paid $3,520.63
Sum of All Loan Payments $16,454.63

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price

Year Louisiana Residents Non Residents
1 $21,820 $21,820
2 $23,347 $23,347

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Southern University at Shreveport to be $43,640 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 2 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Southern University at Shreveport
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Out of State Residents $660 $1,980 $2,640

Estimated cost for a class at Southern University at Shreveport based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Southern University at Shreveport versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Southern University at Shreveport Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160649 IPEDS survey data for Southern University at Shreveport.