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Southern University At New Orleans

Southern University At New Orleans

Southern University at New Orleans, SUNO, is located in New Orleans, Louisiana. SUNO was founded in 1956 and started operations in 1959. The university is a member of the Southern University System which is the world's solitary Historically Black College or University system. SUNO operates through a number of colleges which grant degrees to students. These colleges are:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business and Public Administration
  • College of Education
  • College of Social Work
  • School of Graduate Studies

Southern University at New Orleans is a member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and also participates in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference. Students participate in sports like basketball, and track and field and the athletics teams are nicknamed Knights and Lady Knights.

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Contacting Southern University at New Orleans

Southern University at New Orleans
6801 Press Drive
New Orleans , LA 70126
General Phone: (504) 286-5000
http://www.suno.edu

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Southern University at New Orleans Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work116family studies, public administration, social work
Liberal Arts69English, general studies, museum studies, political science, sociology, history
Security and Law Enforcement66criminal justice and safety
Therapy and Counseling43psychology, substance abuse counseling
Business and Management41business management, accounting, entrepreneurship, MIS, management information systems
Education and Teaching19elementary school teaching, early childhood education, social studies teaching, education courses
Computer Science and Engineering17information science, computer science
Science13biology, chemistry, physics
Mathematics2mathematics
Art Studies2art studies
Medical Administration0medical records admin

Number of programs and degrees for Southern University at New Orleans in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree1436
Bachelor's degree22925
Associate's degree161

Southern University at New Orleans Student Body

Southern University at New Orleans is a historically black college.

In 2007-2008, Southern University at New Orleans had a total enrollment of 2,648 students (2,371 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 2%
Black 95%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 13%
20-21 12%
22-24 17%
25-29 19%
30-34 12%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Louisiana96%
Colorado2%
Texas1%

Southern University at New Orleans Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 40 %
Part-Time 24 %

Southern University at New Orleans Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New Orleans, Louisiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Louisiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Southern University at New Orleans Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,970
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,708
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Southern University at New Orleans participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 202600)

Southern University at New Orleans Faculty

Southern University at New Orleans has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year4$59,7001*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*4$58,559
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year6$60,3645$59,847

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year11$68,4331*
Associate professoracademic year15$57,9729$52,005
Assistant professoracademic year31$45,36618$49,548
Instructoracademic year1*2*
All faculty totalacademic year58$52,80930$49,729

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

Southern University at New Orleans Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Basketball Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
Track Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total121123
Baseball121123

Southern University at New Orleans Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Public Administration
Social Work

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Museology/Museum Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Southern University at New Orleans Highlights

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What Sets Southern University at New Orleans Apart:

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% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Southern University at New Orleans Minority % of student body
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Southern University at New Orleans % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Southern University at New Orleans % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Southern University at New Orleans Female % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Southern University at New Orleans % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Southern University at New Orleans % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Southern University at New Orleans Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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