Graduate Program Overview

Southern University at New Orleans is a four-years, public school located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2022-2023, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,161 for Louisiana residents and $16,103 for out-of-state students. It offers eight (8) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSouthern University at New Orleans
TypeFour-years, Public
Address6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA
Graduate School Students323 students
17 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2022-2023)In-State$9,161
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 8 Graduate Programs
4 Master's, 4 Post graduate certificates

2023 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2022-2023 graduate tuition & fees at Southern University at New Orleans with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Louisiana residents, the tuition & fees are $9,161 and $16,103 for non-Louisiana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,763 for Louisiana residents and $4,097 for out-of-state students.
Updated with 2022-2023 tuition (Last update: Feb. 27, 2023)
2023 COATuition Trends
2023 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$1,763$4,097
Books & Supplies$1,300
Room & Board$9,480 (On-Campus) / $10,468 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,230 (On-Campus) / $5,130 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,171$31,113
Off-Campus Total$26,059$33,001
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2019-2023)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Southern University at New Orleans offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 8 major areas - 4 Master's (1 online programs), 4 Post-Bachelor'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer and Information Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services

Graduate Student Population

Total 2,264 students enrolled in Southern University at New Orleans including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 323 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 71 male and 252 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 192 full-time and 131 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 17 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 137 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students71
Women Students252
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students192
Part-time Students131
By race/ethnicity 12 White, 289 Black, and 3 Asian students are attending at Southern University at New Orleans. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races1
The school has 98 students aged between 22 and 30 and 92 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
40 & Over104
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Southern University at New Orleans, 17 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 137 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment294
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses17
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses137
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses140
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses17
Louisiana Resident16
Other State In U.S.1
Outside of U.S.0

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