Southeastern Louisiana University campus

Overview

Applicants
3,725
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average HS GPA
3.17

GPA Breakdown

14%
Over 3.75
15%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
28%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 24

Deadlines


Regular
August 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
20:1
Total Faculty
610
with Terminal Degree
388

342
Women
268
Men
77
Minority
8
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Finance, General
  • Logistics and Materials Management
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer Science

  • Education

  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Speech Teacher Education

  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians

  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Social Sciences

  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Robin Roberts
TV commentator

Russell Carollo
Pulitzer Prize Winner

Carl Barbier
Federal Judge

James J. Brady
Former President of National Democratic Party

William Handal
Minister of Finance, El Salvador

Randolph Howes, MD
Physician, writer and inventor

Fanancy Anzalone
U.S. Navy Director of Medical Resources, Plans, and Policy

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,581

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$4,916

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,778

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$18,433

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
57%

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$4,798
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$17,362
Required Fees
$1,749
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,710

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
13,376
Out of State

International
2%
Foreign Countries Represented
42

Demographics

15.97%
African-American
6.76%
Hispanic
69.54%
Caucasian
1.76%
International

61% female
39% male
73% are full time
27% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
21%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
42%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Frat Sorority

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
105
Number of Honor Societies
15

Number of Social Sororities
8
Number of Religious Organizations
17

9% join a fraternity

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Lions)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Lady Lions)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Minority Support Groups: Support services for minority students are available through the Office of Multicultural and International Student Affairs http://www.selu.edu/admin/misa

Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Louisiana State University

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
5

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
52

Average Number of PC's per Lab
28

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
IBM Dell HP

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Keslie Smith
Assistant Director of Admissions

Address
SLU 10752
Hammond, LA 70402

Phone
985-549-5637

Email
admissions@selu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Student Union
Student Recreation Center
Library
Bookstore
Campus Dining Complex

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts
Hammond Downtown District
AMC Palace Theatre
Tickfaw State Park
Kleibert's Alligator and Turtle Farm

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday through Friday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday. 7:30 am
985-549-5637

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10 am, 2 pm, other personal times as needed
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Available

Times
By appointment

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@selu.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Other

Limitations
Contact Student Housing for details

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
The closest passenger airport is New Orleans International Airport. Taxis are available from the airport to campus. Amtrak stop in locations close to campus. Students are recommended to have their own vehicle.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Please visit our website at: http://www.selu.edu/map/directions

Local Accommodations
A variety of accommodations are available in several price ranges. A Google search will give the necessary details.