Southeastern Louisiana University

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School Overview

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Southeastern Louisiana University is a state-funded, public university located in Hammond, Louisiana. Its student body represents more than 15,000 students who come from 43 states and 66 countries; it was considered the fastest-growing U.S. school during the 1990s.

Accreditation

Southeastern Louisiana University is and has been accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools since 1946.

Degree Programs

Southeastern Louisiana University is comprised of five colleges with 26 academic departments and programs with 71 degree programs. That breaks down into 48 undergraduate programs, 19 graduate programs and four associate degree programs.

Athletics

Known as the Lions, Southeastern’s sports teams play in the NCAA Division I in the Southland Conference. The school colors are green and gold. In 2012, the school completed the Southeastern Track Complex for track and field events training and competitions that features: an eight-lane, state-of-the-art running track, for runs, dashes, and hurdles; high jump, pole vault, and long jump areas; and, discus, shot put, hammer, and javelin throw zones.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Southeastern offers federal and state programs, scholarships, work-study and graduate assistanceships to help students meet their financial responsibilities. All applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Library System

Several important collections have found a home in Southeastern’s Linus A. Sims Memorial Library, including the Pineywoods People Exhibits, the Center for Regional Studies, the Morrison Room and the Rayburn Collection.

Student Housing

Residence halls offer shared-room and private-room options. Both options involve a shared bathroom facility. The residence halls are Pride Hall, Louisiana Hall, Livingston Hall, Village M Residence Hall, Washington Hall, St. Tammany Hall, Taylor Hall, Hammond Hall, Tangipahoa Hall, Zachary Taylor Hall, Southeastern Oaks, The Village, and Cardinal Newman Hall.

General Information

Admission
Office

SLU 10752
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2066
(800) 222-7358
Fax: (985) 549-5632

Contact: Jeff Rhodes
Dean of Enrollment Management
Main
Address

548 Western Avenue
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2000
www.selu.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 13,875
First-time degree-seeking
freshmen: 2,778
Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,921

Graduate enrollment: 1,349

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees
offered:

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application
Fee

College has an application fee:
Yes
Regular application fee: $20
Online application fee: $20
Enrollment
Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 93%
Percent students who return for
sophomore year: 64%

College Majors

Agriculture
& Related Sciences

Horticulture

Science B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art –
General B
Arts
Management B
Music –
General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical
Sciences

Biology
B

Business, Management, &
Marketing

Accounting

B
Administrative/Secretarial

Services A
Business
Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking

B
Marketing

Management B

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric

B

Computer & Information
Sciences

Computer
Science B

Education
Art
Teacher Education B
Computer
Teacher Education B
Early
Childhood Education B
Elementary

Education B
English
Teacher Education B
Family/Consumer

Sciences – Education B
French
Teacher Education B
Junior
High Education B
Mathematics

Education B
Music
Teacher Education B
Physical
Education B
Science
Teacher Education B
Social
Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish
Language Teacher Education B
Special
Education B
Speech
Teacher Education B

Engineering Technologies
Engineering

Technology – General B
Industrial

Technology A,B
Occupational

Safety B

English Language &
Literature

English
Language & Literature –
General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer

Sciences – General B

Foreign Language &
Literature

French B
Spanish
B

Health Professions &
Clinical Sciences

Athletic
Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing
(RN) B
Public
Health Education B
Speech-Language

Pathology/Audiology B

History
History
– General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General
Studies A,B
Liberal
Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics
Mathematics

– General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Sport/Fitness

Administration B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry

B
Physics
B

Psychology
Psychology

– General B

Public Administration &
Services

Social
Work B

Security & Protective
Services

Criminal
Justice Studies B
Police
Science A

Social Sciences
Political

Science/Government B
Sociology

B

Degree
levels for each major are
designated by the following
letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Southeastern Louisiana University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (985) 549-2000
Website: www.southeastern.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.southeastern.edu/apply/
Address: 548 Ned McGehee Ave., Hammond, LA 70402
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 14,298
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 39%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 9,553 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $8,165
Out-of-state Tuition: $20,643
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,689

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Southeastern Louisiana University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 251
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 661
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 13
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 253
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 21
Visual and Performing Arts 21
Grand total 5140191

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southeastern Louisiana University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $8,165
Out-of-state $20,643
Books and supplies $1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $8,781
Out-of-state $21,259

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,970 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,846 88% $8,689
Student loan aid 1,029 49% $4,869

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 8,027 60% $7,180
Federal student loans 5,696 43% $6,029

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southeastern Louisiana University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Southeastern Louisiana University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,328 1,670 2,658
Percent admitted 100% 89% 90%
Percent admitted who enrolled 62% 61% 62%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Southeastern Louisiana University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 14,298
Undergraduate enrollment 13,331
Graduate enrollment 967

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Southeastern Louisiana University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • 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
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • 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

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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