Admissions Information

The application fee is $25 for applying undergraduate school and $25 for graduate school at Southern University and A & M College. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$25
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 34.90% and the yield is 36.29%. 3,253 men and 7,310 women applied to Southern University and A & M College and 1,156 men and 2,531 women students were accepted. Among them, 479 men and 859 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants10,5633,2537,310
Admitted3,6871,1562,531
Enrolled1,338479859
Acceptance Rate 34.90%35.54%34.62%
Yield 36.29%41.44%33.94%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 167 students (12% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,166 students (88%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 540 and the 25th percentile is 460. The SAT Math score is 540 (75th) and 440 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 20 (75th percentile) and 17 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing460540
SAT Math440540
ACT Composite1720
ACT Math1619
ACT English1621
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Southern University and A & M College are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Southern University and A & M College.
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRequired
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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