Southern University at Shreveport

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,618
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,691
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
29.7%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,932
60.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
10.8%
43 Graduates

About

Southern University at Shreveport is a higher education institution located in Caddo Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern University at Shreveport were .

In 2019, 303 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern University at Shreveport. 80.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 19.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (264 degrees), 9.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern University at Shreveport is $2,618, which is $−5,206 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern University at Shreveport is $2,618, which is $−5,206 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,691.

In 2019, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,618
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Southern University at Shreveport was $2,618. The cost of tuition at Southern University at Shreveport is $−5,206 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$8,691
2019 Value
18.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Southern University at Shreveport had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,691. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Southern University at Shreveport grew by 18.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,210
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern University at Shreveport was of $8,210 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 0.551% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Southern University at Shreveport received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 5% with respect to 2018, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
29.7%
2017 Default Rate
411
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Southern University at Shreveport was 29.7%, which represents 411 out of the 1383 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Southern University at Shreveport has a total enrollment of 2,932 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern University at Shreveport is 1,774 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,158. This means that 60.5% of students enrolled at Southern University at Shreveport are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern University at Shreveport, both undergraduate and graduate, is 91.8% Black or African American, 5.32% White, 0.477% Hispanic or Latino, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.136% Asian, 0.102% Two or More Races, and 0.0341% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern University at Shreveport in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (64.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (28.8%) and White Female (2.54%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern University at Shreveport, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,932 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern University at Shreveport is 1,774 and the part-time enrollment is 1,158. This means that 60.5% of students enrolled at Southern University at Shreveport are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

44%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Southern University at Shreveport was 44%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Southern University at Shreveport had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    2,691
  2. White
    156
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    14

The enrolled student population at Southern University at Shreveport is 91.8% Black or African American, 5.32% White, 0.477% Hispanic or Latino, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.136% Asian, 0.102% Two or More Races, and 0.0341% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 187 more women than men received degrees from Southern University at Shreveport. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern University at Shreveport is black or african american (264 degrees awarded). There were 9.43 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (28 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern University at Shreveport is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern University at Shreveport, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (167 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (9 degrees), and Protective Services (21 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Registered nurses (1,394,622 people), Medical & health services managers (155,929 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (141,032 people), Police officers (139,080 people), and Pharmacists (135,717 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Health (167 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (9 degrees), Protective Services (21 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (65 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (11 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Health (167 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (9 degrees), Protective Services (21 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (65 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (11 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,503,405 people), Elementary & secondary schools (416,786 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (361,739 people), Outpatient care centers (251,451 people), and Offices of physicians (228,054 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern University at Shreveport are Health (167 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (9 degrees), Protective Services (21 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (65 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (11 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southern University at Shreveport.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern University at Shreveport was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

58
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
245
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University at Shreveport, which is 0.237 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (245).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University at Shreveport in Aircraft Powerplant Technology, which is InfinityM times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 65 degrees were awarded to women at Southern University at Shreveport in Registered Nursing, which is 10.8 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
11%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 5% of students graduating from Southern University at Shreveport completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 12% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern University at Shreveport is Male and White (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    264 degrees awarded
  2. White
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern University at Shreveport is black or african american (264 degrees awarded). There were 9.43 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (28 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    215 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    49 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern University at Shreveport is black or african american female (215 degrees awarded). There were 4.39 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (49 degrees).

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Operations

Southern University at Shreveport has an endowment valued at nearly $896k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $55k (6.14%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Southern University at Shreveport had a total salary expenditure of $32.4M. Southern University at Shreveport employs 32 Instructors, 22 Assistant professors, and 18 Associate professors. Most academics at Southern University at Shreveport are Female Instructors (22), Female Assistant professors(15), and Female Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern University at Shreveport are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 62 employees, Management, with 23 employees, and Service with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$896k
2019 Endowment
20%
growth from 2018

Southern University at Shreveport has an endowment valued at about $896k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern University at Shreveport grew 20% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.41M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $8.42M - Federal
  2. $173k - State
  3. $165k - Local

As of 2019, Southern University at Shreveport received $8.42M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $173k from state grants and contracts, and $165k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$12.5M
2019 Salaries
2.86%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Southern University at Shreveport paid a median of $12.5M in salaries, which represents 38.6% of their overall expenditure ($32.4M) and a 2.86% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.81% growth from 2017 and a 4.97% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.62M
Instructional Salaries
75
Number of Employees

In 2019, Southern University at Shreveport paid a total of $3.62M to 75 employees working as instructors, which represents 29% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
32 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
62 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern University at Shreveport were Instructor with 32 employees; Assistant professor with 22 employees; and Assistant professor with 18 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern University at Shreveport were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 62 employees; Management with 23 employees; and Service with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern University at Shreveport was Female Instructor with 22 employees, Female Assistant professor with 15 employees, and Female Associate professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southern University at Shreveport.

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