Southern University Law Center

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2016 Student Loan

15%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

576

98.4% Full-Time

About

Southern University Law Center is a higher education institution located in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern University Law Center were .

In 2017, 160 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern University Law Center. 55% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (87 degrees), 1.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (66 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern University Law Center is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern University Law Center is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

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In N/A Southern University Law Center had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between N/A and N/A, the average net price of Southern University Law Center grew by N/A.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at Southern University Law Center received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% 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.

15%

2016 Default Rate

383

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southern University Law Center was 15%, which represents 383 out of the 2561 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 Law Center has a total enrollment of 576 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern University Law Center is 567 students and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at Southern University Law Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern University Law Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.3% Black or African American, 32.3% White, 4.86% Two or More Races, 1.91% Hispanic or Latino, 1.22% Asian, 0.174% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern University Law Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (39.7%), followed by White Male (24.3%) and Black or African American Male (18.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern University Law Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 576 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern University Law Center is 567 and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at Southern University Law Center are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Law Center was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Southern University Law Center had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    336

  2. White

    186

  3. Two or More Races

    28

The enrolled student population at Southern University Law Center is 58.3% Black or African American, 32.3% White, 4.86% Two or More Races, 1.91% Hispanic or Latino, 1.22% Asian, 0.174% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 16 more women than men received degrees from Southern University Law Center. The majority of degree recipients at Southern University Law Center are black or african american (87 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (66 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern University Law Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (160 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern University Law Center are Paralegals & legal assistants (13,803 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (6,396 people), Other managers (3,029 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (2,555 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern University Law Center are Legal (160 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern University Law Center are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Registered nurses, Compliance officers, and Financial managers

The most specialized majors at Southern University Law Center are Legal (160 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern University Law Center are Legal services (15,301 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (6,646 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,039 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,666 people), and Insurance carriers (2,792 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern University Law Center are Legal (160 degrees awarded).

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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 Law Center.

Most Common

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 72

  2. 88

In 2017, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University Law Center, which is 0.818 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (88).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Southern University Law Center in Law, which is 0.818 times less than the 88 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 88 degrees were awarded to women at Southern University Law Center in Law, which is 1.22 times more than the 72 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern University Law Center is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, N/A% of graduates (N/A 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

    87 degrees awarded

  2. White

    66 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern University Law Center is black or african american (87 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (66 degrees).

1.88% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    56 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    37 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern University Law Center is black or african american female (56 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (37 degrees).

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Operations

Southern University Law Center has an endowment valued at nearly $1.93M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $31.2k (1.62%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Southern University Law Center had a total salary expenditure of $14.9M. Southern University Law Center employs 16 Associate professors, 6 Professors, and 5 Assistant professors. Most academics at Southern University Law Center are Male Associate professors (8), Female Associate professors(8), and Female Assistant professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern University Law Center are: Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, Management, with 16 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.93M

2017 Endowment

15.7%

growth from 2016

Southern University Law Center has an endowment valued at about $1.93M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern University Law Center grew 15.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.17M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.45M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Southern University Law Center received $2.45M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.71M

2017 Salaries

6.84%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Southern University Law Center paid a median of $8.71M in salaries, which represents 58.3% of their overall expenditure ($14.9M) and a 6.84% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11% decline from 2015 and a 0.131% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.21M

Instructional Salaries

27

Number of Employees

In 2017, Southern University Law Center paid a total of $2.21M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.18M (36.8%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

16 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern University Law Center were Associate professor with 16 employees; Professor with 6 employees; and Professor with 5 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern University Law Center were Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; Management with 16 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern University Law Center was Male Associate professor with 8 employees, Female Associate professor with 8 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 5 employees.

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

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