Southeastern Louisiana University

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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.


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.


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
[email protected]
Contact: Jeff Rhodes
Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address
548 Western Avenue
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2000
Total undergrads: 13,875
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,778
Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,921
Graduate enrollment: 1,349

Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus
Degrees offered:

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
HorticultureScience B

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

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Administrative/SecretarialServices A
Business Administration/Management B
MarketingManagement B

Communications & Journalism

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science B

Art Teacher Education B
Computer Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
ElementaryEducation B
English Teacher Education B
Family/ConsumerSciences – Education B
French Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
MathematicsEducation 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
EngineeringTechnology – General B
IndustrialTechnology A,B
OccupationalSafety B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Family/ConsumerSciences – 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-LanguagePathology/Audiology B

History – General B

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

Mathematics– General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Sport/FitnessAdministration B

Physical Sciences
Physics B

Psychology– General B

Public Administration & Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice Studies B
Police Science A

Social Sciences
PoliticalScience/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

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