Southern University at New Orleans Overview
Located in New Orleans, Louisiana, Southern University at New Orleans is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Southern University at New Orleans Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at SUNO.
- In 2017-2018, 69% of the faculty were full-time.
Where Is Southern University at New Orleans?
Contact details for SUNO are given below.
|Address:||6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126|
How Do I Get Into SUNO?
You can apply to SUNO online at: www.suno.edu/page/admissions
Admission Requirements for SUNO
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into SUNO?
Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 27%, and the acceptance rate for women is 24%.
Average Test Scores
About 0% of students accepted to SUNO submitted their SAT scores.SUNO received ACT scores from 100% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 21. Math scores were between 16 and 19. Composite scores were between 15 and 18.
Can I Afford Southern University at New Orleans?
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 SUNO, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $5,357 a year. That adds up to $21,428 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SUNO is 13.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Southern University at New Orleans Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 428 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,404 full-time undergraduates at SUNO, 29% are male and 71% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southern University at New Orleans students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||980|
|Hispanic or Latino||9|
Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at Southern University at New Orleans. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 22 countries are represented at SUNO. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Jamaica, India, and Nigeria.
Online Learning at Southern University at New Orleans
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SUNO has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 29th 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 SUNO
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southern University at New Orleans was -6.3%. This is the #2,514 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SUNO regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of SUNO majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||20%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||20%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SUNO 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 SUNO.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#250|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#468|
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%.
Southern University at New Orleans Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||0||39||33||72|
|Business Administration & Management||0||42||0||42|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||41||0||41|
|Mental & Social Health Services||12||9||0||21|
|Human Development & Family Studies||0||17||0||17|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||0||12||0||12|
|General English Literature||0||4||0||4|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||3||0||3|
*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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