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Southern University and A & M College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $3,602 $3,666 $3,906 $4,100 5.0%
Out-of-state $9,394 $9,458 $9,698 $9,892 2.0%
Books and supplies $1,764 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,030 $5,734 $5,558 $5,666 1.9%
Other $3,977 $2,667 $2,721 $2,868 5.4%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $14,373 $13,267 $13,385 $13,834 3.4%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $20,165 $19,059 $19,177 $19,626 2.3%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Southern University and A & M College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,943 1,210 1,733
Percent admitted 57% 54% 58%
Percent admitted who enrolled 62% 66% 61%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 140 13%
ACT 903 87%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Math 383 508
ACT Composite 17 20
ACT English 16 21
ACT Math 16 20
  • The University has a selective admissions policy whereby entering freshmen must achieve a score of 20 on the ACT (940 on SAT) or a 2.0 grade point average, or rank in the top 50% of graduation class and require no more than one remedial course. Additionally, entering freshmen must have successfully completed certain curriculum requirements.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 7/1/1938 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 11/1/1979 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 7/1/1993 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 4/1/1994 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 10/3/2003 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 10/3/2003 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 4/1/2005 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1955 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 10/18/1967 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 10/1/1991 -   Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program 10/1/1996 - 12/31/2008 Resigned