Southern University Law Center

Overview of Southern University Law Center

The main campus of Southern University Law Center is in Baton Rouge, LA (a medium-sized city). The school is a public school.

Areas of Study

Southern University Law Center tends to concentrate its instruction in a few key disciplines. The school students most commonly major in a field related to law.

Southern University Law Center Selectivity

Southern University Law Center does not accept everyone who applies.


The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. Southern University Law Center offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Body

Southern University Law Center has a larger minority student population than most schools.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Southern University Law Center is dedicated to offering students from diverse backgrounds a quality legal education in civil and common law that will prepare them to be highly effective, competent, ethnical professionals who possess a deep sense of community. The Law Center reaffirms its historical commitment of providing legal educational opportunities to under-represented racial, ethnic, and economic groups in pursuit of the Juris Doctor Degree."

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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