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Southeastern Louisiana University Overview

Located in Hammond, Louisiana, Southeastern Louisiana University is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Southeastern Louisiana University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$27,301 Avg Cost After Aid
99% Acceptance Rate
  • The 3% student loan default rate at Southeastern is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at Southeastern is the doctor's degree.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 83% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Southeastern with a bachelor's degree make about $43,810 a year. That's 7% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Where Is Southeastern Louisiana University?


Contact details for Southeastern are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 548 Ned Mcgehee Ave., Hammond, LA 70402
Phone: 985-549-2000

How Do I Get Into Southeastern?

You can apply to Southeastern online at:

Admission Requirements for Southeastern

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Southeastern?

99% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
Southeastern has the high acceptance rate of 99%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 99%, and the acceptance rate for women is 99%.

Can I Afford Southeastern Louisiana University?

$27,301 Net Price
41% Take Out Loans
3.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Southeastern is $27,301. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Southeastern, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $5,140 a year. That adds up to $20,560 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Southeastern is 3.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Southeastern Louisiana University Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,324 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,459 undergraduate students at Southeastern, with 8,324 being full-time and 4,135 being part-time.


There are also 997 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,324 full-time undergraduates at Southeastern, 37% are male and 63% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southeastern Louisiana University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 66
Black or African American 1,521
Hispanic or Latino 558
White 5,704
International Students 95
Other Races/Ethnicities 380

Geographic Diversity

Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at Southeastern Louisiana University. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 56 countries are represented at Southeastern. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, Panama, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Southeastern Louisiana University

827 Took All Classes Online
5,083 Took At Least One Class Online
10.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 12 master’s degree programs available online at Southeastern. In 2020-2021, 5,083 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Southeastern has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 12th most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Southeastern

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southeastern Louisiana University was 10.0%. This is the #1,394 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Southeastern regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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