Overview

Applicants
4,248
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average HS GPA
3.31

GPA Breakdown

21%
Over 3.75
20%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49

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ACT Test Scores

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

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Regular — August 1


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19:1
Total Faculty
611
with Terminal Degree
367

348
Women
263
Men
78
Minority
7
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, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Science.
  • Information Technology.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • 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.

  • ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS.

  • Engineering Technology, General.
  • Industrial Technology/Technician.
  • Occupational Safety and Health 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 PROGRAMS.

  • Athletic Training/Trainer.
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
  • Health Services Administration.
  • Public Health Education and Promotion.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • General Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work.

  • 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-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


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 Network
Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,232

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,269

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,635

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
59%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$19,736

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$8,023

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$5,777
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$18,255
Required Fees
$2,388
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,300

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$2,800

On-Campus Room and Board
$8,420
Comprehensive Fee

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
13,360
Foreign Countries Represented
55

Demographics

21.77%
African-American
7.23%
Hispanic
62.69%
Caucasian
1.15%
Unknown
1.39%
International

62% female
38% male
69% are full time
31% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
24%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
49%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Frat Sorority
Other

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Angela James

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
2

Dictionary allowed in exams
2

Computer allowed in exams
2

Spellchecker allowed in exams
2

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
2

Proctors
2

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
2

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
Yes

Reading machine
No

Other assistive technology
2

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
105
Number of Honor Societies
16

Number of Social Sororities
9
Number of Religious Organizations
12

3% join a fraternity

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

7% participate in intramural sports

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.southeastern.edu/admin/misa

Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

75/99

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

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
5

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
IBM Dell HP

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Erin Lauderdale
Tour Manager/Senior Counselor

Address
SLU 10752
Hammond, LA 70402

Phone
985-549-2618

Email
admissions@southeastern.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 - 12:30 pm on Friday
985-549-2618

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@southeastern.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 stops in locations close to campus. Students are recommended to have their own vehicle.

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

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


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