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Southeastern Louisiana University Overview

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

What Is Southeastern Louisiana University Known For?

1,773 Undergraduate Awards
$26,793 Avg Cost After Aid
88% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Southeastern.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 82% of the faculty were full-time.

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Southeastern Louisiana University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Southeastern has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#324 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Southeastern.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Most Popular General Family & Consumer Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#105 Most Popular Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#128 Most Popular Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#144 Most Popular Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#208 Most Popular Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#225 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Southeastern Louisiana University?

Location of Southeastern Louisiana University

Contact details for Southeastern are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 548 Ned Mcgehee Ave., Hammond, LA 70402
Phone: 985-549-2000
Website: www.southeastern.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/southeastern
Twitter: https://twitter.com/oursoutheastern

How Do I Get Into Southeastern?

You can apply to Southeastern online at: www.southeastern.edu/apply/

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 required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Southeastern?

88% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
Since Southeastern has an acceptance rate of 88%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 87%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.

Average Test Scores

About 0% of students accepted to Southeastern submitted their SAT scores.Southeastern received ACT scores from 100% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 25. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Southeastern Louisiana University  ( 20 to 25 )
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ACT Math Scores for Southeastern Louisiana University  ( 17 to 23 )
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ACT Composite Scores for Southeastern Louisiana University  ( 19 to 24 )
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36

Can I Afford Southeastern Louisiana University?

$26,793 Net Price
49% Take Out Loans
10.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Southeastern is $26,793. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Southeastern, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $4,869 a year. That adds up to $19,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Southeastern is 10.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Southeastern Louisiana University Undergraduate Student Diversity

9,248 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 13,257 undergraduate students at Southeastern, with 9,248 being full-time and 4,009 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Southeastern

There are also 963 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 9,248 full-time undergraduates at Southeastern, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Southeastern

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Southeastern Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 75
Black or African American 1,901
Hispanic or Latino 634
White 5,978
International Students 155
Other Races/Ethnicities 505

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

506 Took All Classes Online
4,745 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at Southeastern. In 2017-2018, 4,745 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.

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This school is the 18th most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Southeastern

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southeastern Louisiana University was -0.5%. This is the #2,236 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Southeastern regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Southeastern majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Professions 7%
Nursing 8%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Southeastern ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Southeastern.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing #462

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%.

Southeastern Louisiana University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 184 1 71 0 256
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 218 0 0 0 218
Nursing 0 159 5 40 9 213
Health & Physical Education 0 119 0 15 0 134
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 96 0 0 0 96
General Psychology 0 84 0 9 0 93
General Biology 0 76 0 11 0 87
Marketing 0 83 0 0 0 83
Accounting 0 80 0 0 0 80
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 72 0 0 0 72
Communication Sciences 0 27 0 31 0 58
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 52 0 0 0 52
Social Work 0 47 0 0 0 47
Industrial Production Technology 10 36 0 0 0 46
Educational Administration 0 0 0 36 7 43
Communication & Media Studies 0 42 0 0 0 42
Public Health 0 42 0 0 0 42
Fine & Studio Arts 0 42 0 0 0 42
History 0 27 0 10 0 37
Quality Control Technology 0 34 0 0 0 34
General English Literature 0 22 0 10 0 32
Computer Information Systems 0 29 0 0 0 29
Finance & Financial Management 0 28 0 0 0 28
Student Counseling 0 0 0 28 0 28
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 28 0 0 0 28
General Engineering Technology 0 27 0 0 0 27
Computer Science 0 26 0 0 0 26
Sociology 0 17 0 3 0 20
Political Science & Government 0 19 0 0 0 19
Music 0 13 0 5 0 18
Chemistry 0 14 0 0 0 14
Special Education 0 0 0 10 0 10
Romance Languages 0 6 0 0 0 6
Allied Health Professions 0 6 0 0 0 6
Mathematics 0 4 0 0 0 4
Physics 0 4 0 0 0 4
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 3 0 3
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 3 0 3
Science, Technology & Society 0 0 0 3 0 3
Sustainability Science 0 0 1 0 0 1
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 10 1,763 7 288 16 2,084

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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