Southeastern University Washington

Overview of Southeastern University Washington

Students attend Southeastern University in Washington, DC, a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Southeastern University degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Southeastern University is known for its programs in business and management, computer science and engineering, family and social work.

Southeastern University Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.

Student Body

There are 787 students at Southeastern University (as of 2007-2008). The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at Southeastern University are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Southeastern University is an institution of higher learning committed to academic excellence and civic engagement. Our academic innovation is driven by faculty who provide traditional and adult learners with the critical thinking and business skills that result in exit competencies demanded by a competitive marketplace."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Southeastern University

Southeastern University
501 I St SW
Washington , DC 20024-2788
General Phone: (202) 478-8200

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Southeastern University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management123non-profit management, business administration, accounting, financial management, MIS, marketing
Family and Social Work53child development, public administration
Computer Science and Engineering17information technology, computer science
Medical Administration12health care administration
Liberal Arts8liberal arts and sciences
Security and Law Enforcement4criminal justice and administration

Number of programs and degrees for Southeastern University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree9010
Associate's degree4510
Bachelor's degree8211

Southeastern University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southeastern University had a total enrollment of 787 students (527 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 31%
Women 69%
Full-Time 15%
Part-Time 85%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 70%
Graduate 30%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 2%
Black 61%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 21%
(Foreign Students) 12%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 2%
20-21 6%
22-24 10%
25-29 21%
30-34 18%
35-39 13%
40-49 15%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

Southeastern University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 88 %
Part-Time 95 %

Southeastern University Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Washington, District of Columbia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other District of Columbia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Southeastern University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Southeastern University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,770
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,770
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Southeastern University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 145600)

Southeastern University Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*0*
Associate professoracademic year2*1*
Assistant professoracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year4$57,6692*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Southeastern University Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Information Technology

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Public Administration

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

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Southeastern University Highlights

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What Sets Southeastern University Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
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% of degrees in business and management
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Minority % of student body
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Top 6%Southeastern University Minority % of student body
Number of degree programs
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Top 8%Southeastern University Number of degree programs
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Southeastern University % students 40 years or older
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Southeastern University Female % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Southeastern University % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 18%Southeastern University Salaries of full-time faculty

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