Southern University at Shreveport Details

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Co_Education Yes
Campus Address 3050 Martin Luther King Boulevard
City 3050 Martin Luther King Boulevard
State Louisiana
Zip 711707
Phone 318-674-3300
Total Enrollment 1070
Level of Selectivity Noncompetitive
Location Shreveport, known for its production of cotton, is one of the larger cities in Louisiana. It is serviced by rail and bus, and the airport is approximately 12 miles away. Points of interest include Spring Street Museum, American Rose Center, and Louisiana Downs Racetrack. The city is enriched by libraries, churches, a planetarium, and concert and theater facilities.
History Southern University at Shreveport (SUS) is a two-year, state-supported, coed, community institution founded in 1964. SUS is a branch campus of Southern University and A&M College-Baton Rouge and part of the Southern University System, the only public black university system in the nation. As a branch of a land-grant institution, SUS is committed to providing education to students with diverse abilities and varying academic backgrounds. Its purpose is to prepare students for technical and semiprofessional careers. Through its liberal arts transfer program, students are prepared to continue their education at a four-year institution. The college consists of five buildings situated on 101 acres in a small town.
Band Program No
Religious Affiliation No
Accrediation Southern University at Shreveport is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees.
Costs per Year 2002–03 Tuition: $1626 (in-state); $2756 (out-of-state) Room and board: None Special fees: $175 Books: $700 Estimated total cost: $2501 (in-state); $3631 (out-of-state)
In State Tuition 1626
Out of State Tuition 2756
Financial Aid-Institutional Funding Percentage of students receiving financial aid: 95 Financial Aid Specific to the School The Air Force Reserve and National Guard offer financial assistance for active members who demonstrate financial need.
Financial-Aid Deadline July 15 (priority)
Admission Deadline July 1 (fall); November 1 (spring); April 1 (Summer).
Entrance Requirements Graduation from an accredited high school (or equivalent); official high school transcript. A $5 application fee is required ($15 for international students). Admission Application Deadline: July 1 (fall); November 1 (spring); April 1 (Summer). Admission Contact: Director of Admissions, Southern University at Shreveport, Bossier City Campus, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107; Telephone: 318-674-3342; 800-458-1472 (toll-free).
Graduation Requirements A minimum of 62 semester hours and completion of core requirements.
Student Body Profile Total enrollment: 1,070 In-state: 1,056 Full-time undergraduates (men/women): 191/518 Part-time undergraduates (men/women): 87/274
Diversity 76
Student Life Campus Services: Health center, personal and psychological counseling, career planning and placement, remediation, and tutoring. Campus Activities: Social and cultural activities include chorale. Students may get involved in the student-run newspaper or yearbook. Leadership opportunities are found in the Student Government Association or the various other organizations, including religious organizations, fraternities, sororities, and honor societies. Housing Availability: None.
Faculty Profile Number of faculty members: 73 Student-teacher ratio: 17:1 Full-time faculty members: 62 Part-time faculty members: 11
Athletic Program Southern University at Shreveport is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Intercollegiate Sports: men’s basketball; women’s basketball. Athletic Contact: Director of Athletics, Southern University at Shreveport, 3050 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107; Telephone: 313-674-3335 or 3340; 800-458-1472 Ext. 340 or 335 (toll-free).
School Calender August-May (semesters) Commencement and conferring of degrees: May One summer session.
Degrees Associate of Applied Sciences: Aviation Maintenance Management, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Dental Hygiene, Health Information Management, Invasive Cardiovascular Technology, Medical Laboratory Technician Studies, Physical Therapy Assistant Studies, Respiratory Therapy Associate of Arts: Art, English, Foreign Languages, Journalism, Legal Assistant Studies, Music, Speech, Substance Abuse Counseling, Theater Associate of Science: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Surgical Technology Associate of General Sciences: Accounting, Biomedical Technician Studies, Biotechnology, Business Education, Business Management, Environmental Chemistry, Health Studies, Hospitality Industry, Political Science, Pre-engineering, Premedical/dental, Prenursing, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Prepharmacy, Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Psychology, Sociology, Technical Chemistry, Technical Physics Certificate: Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance, Computer-Aided Drafting, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Electronic Technology, Phlebotomy.
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