Southeastern Louisiana University

500 W University Ave, Hammond, United States
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Overview of Southeastern Louisiana University

About this school

Southeastern Louisiana, founded in 1925, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business and Education; and the School of Nursing. It has a good academic reputation and friendly atmosphere. Its 375-acre main campus is located in Hammond, 55 miles from New Orleans and 40 miles from Baton Rouge. Branch campuses are located in Baton Rouge and Covington.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:13,340
    • Men:5,078 (38.1%)
    • Women:8,262 (61.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Southeastern Louisiana University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
548 Ned McGehee Drive
City, State, Zip
Hammond, LA  70402
Phone
(985) 549-2066
Fax
(985) 549-5095
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Proof of immunization; college transcripts and statement of good standing required for some required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
88% of 4,402 applicants were admitted
Women
89% of 2,663 applicants were admitted
Men
88% of 1,739 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
3,837 (99%) of 3,892 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,330 (98%) of 2,369 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,507 (99%) of 1,523 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.29
375 And Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
33%
• Score 18 - 23
61%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,153|Out-of-state: $20,631
  • Room & Board: - $8,340 (64.10453497309761%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,300 (9.992313604919293%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,370 (25.90315142198309%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Southeastern Louisiana University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002024
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,793 (89.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,326 (74.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,326 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
143 (10.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$9,407
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 873 (65.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,016
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 785 (59.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,081
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 984 (74.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
346 (17.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,370

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
7,264 (80.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,636 (77.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,636 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
531 (9.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$9,450
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,842 (68.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,198
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,723 (66.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,828
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,970 (52.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
850 (9.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,561

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
56%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$20,164
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,992

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


490

Part-Time Faculty


103

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


53%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 19% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 42% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,897,180

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1031
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Southeastern Louisiana University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


65.9%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


39.5%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (37)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • General Studies
  • History, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (21)


  • Applied Science and Technology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Music
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


20,337

Nearest Metropolitan Area


375 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


New Orleans

Weather


Temperature
39.6 average low in January, 90.5 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
46 mile(s) from campus in New Orleans
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Hammond
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Hammond

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


21% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


79%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Lion (Roomie)
School Colors
Green and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Southeastern Louisiana University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, gamma beta phi, black student union, naacp, all greek organization

Sororities


63.8% of women participate

Fraternities


36% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


8,998

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
13,340
Women
8,262
Men
5,078

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 19.1% Black/African-American
  • 7.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 62.3% White
  • 5.5% Unknown

International Students


1.6% from 55 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


968

Student Resources

Study resources