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Southern University Law Center

P.O. Box 9294
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-5340

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: February 28
Application Fee: $50
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 65.2% 69.4%
LSAT Score (Median) 144 144
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 142-146 141-147
GPA (Median) 2.83 2.85
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 2.55-3.13 2.53-3.16
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: LA LA
School's bar passage rate: 57.8% 55.8%
State overall bar passage rate: 76.6% 69.3%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: -18.8% -13.5%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: N/A N/A
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 48.8% 57.6%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $16,490 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $29,090 N/A
Room and Board: $14,000 $12,600
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 15.0% 8.1%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $7,000 $3,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $94,447 $86,708
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 100.0% 93.9%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 622 455
Men: 43.1% 45.1%
Women: 56.9% 54.9%
White: 31.7% N/A
Black: 58.7% N/A
Hispanic: 2.1% N/A
Asian: 1.1% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 17.0 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 113 N/A
Male: 52.2% N/A
Female: 47.8% N/A
Minority: 75.2% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): N/A $56,000
Public Sector (Median): N/A $43,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: N/A 471,839