Location & Contact Information

Harding Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813
Main Phone: (225) 771-4500
Main Contact: Velva Thomas

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Southern University and A&M College

     Southern University and A&M College is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The concept of Southern University was put forward by P. B. S. Pinchback, T. T. Allain, and Henry Demas as an institution "for the education of persons of color" at the Louisiana State Constitutional Convention (1879). The university was officially established in 1881. Southern University and A&M College offers an array of degrees and programs through its various academic divisions which include:
◊ College of Agriculture, Family, and Consumer Sciences
◊ College of Arts and Humanities
◊ College of Business
◊ College of Education
◊ College of Engineering
◊ College of Sciences
◊ Honors College
◊ School of Architecture
◊ School of Nursing
◊ The Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
◊ University College
     Southern University and A&M College sports teams are known as the Jaguars.

Quick Facts

Undergrad Population: 6091
Graduate Population: 1215
Student Body: Coed
In State Tuition: $5074
Out of State Tuition: $11612
Room & Board: $7007
Applications Due: July 1st ($20)
Conference: Southwestern Athletic
Mascot: Jaguars
Online Classes: no
Percent Men: 43%
Percent Women: 57%

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Majors Offered

College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences
-Agricultural Sciences
-Family and Consumer Sciences
-Urban Forestry and Natural Resources

College of Business
-Accounting, Finance & Economics
-Management and Marketing
-Master of Business Administration

Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences
-Criminal Justice
-Political Science
-Social Work
-Criminal Justice-Undergraduate (Online)
-Criminal Justice-Master's (Online)
-Executive Master's of Public Administration (Online)
-Master's of Criminal Justice
-Master's of Psychology
-Master's Public Administration
-Master's Social Science
-Ph.D. in Public Policy

College of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
-English & Philosophy
-World Languages
-Mass Communication
-Speech and Theatre
-Visual Arts
-Curriculum and Instruction
-Educational Theory, Policy and Practice

College of Nursing and Allied Health
-Speech-Language Pathology
-Rehabilitation Counseling
-Therapeutic Recreation & Leisure Studies

College of Sciences and Engineering
-Civil and Environmental Engineering
-Electrical Engineering
-Electronic Engineering Technology Program
-Mechanical Engineering
-Computer Science
-Biology and Chemistry
-Mathematics and Physics -Mathematics
-Environmental Toxicology
-Science and Math Education

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Choral Groups, Fraternities, Jazz Band, Student Newspaper
College History
     Southern University and A&M College had its beginning in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1880. Southern University has since established four additional campuses. The Baton Rouge campus is the flagship campus. The Southern University System is the only HBCU system in the nation.
     Southern University and A&M College is a comprehensive institution offering four-year, graduate, professional, and doctoral degree programs. It offers bachelor’s degrees in 42 areas, 19 master’s, five doctoral, and two associate degrees. An average of 8,000 students are enrolled each year at the Baton Rouge campus. Approaching the year 2010, Southern is meeting the needs of a more-than-ever diverse student population.
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News and Upcoming Events at Southern University and A&M College

HBCU Sports Nation SWAC Football Championship Recap
Mark Gray @thesportsgroove and DeVan Wade @wadesword recap the 2014 SWAC Football Championship won by #AlcornState over #Southern 38-24 in Houston, Te ...
HBCU Sports Nation BAYOU CLASSIC 2015 Recap for HSRN
Mark Gray and Ron Mitchell recap Grambling's 34 - 23 win over Southern following their HSRN Broaodcast of the 42nd Bayou Classic from the Mercedes Ben ...
Miss SUNO Receives Crown
Miss SUNO Nykia McCray (Credit: ASolid Photography) Nykia McCray officially became Miss Southern University at New Orleans 2018-2019 during the Cor ...
University progresses with medical marijuana program with first $2.15M payment
Southern University, through the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center, continues to move forward with being the only HBCU in ...
Registration is still open for the 20th Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health
We are getting jazzed about School Mental Health! The Annual Conference offers state-of-the art training and opportunities to network with and lear ...
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