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IPEDS ID: 440916
OPE ID: 00202500
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Southern University Law Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813
Distance from ZIP:  0.0 miles from 70813
General information:  (225) 771-2552
Website:  www.sulc.edu/
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Net Price Calculatorwww.sulc.edu/
Disability Serviceswww.sulc.edu/current-students/academic-accommodation-guidelines
Mission Statement
  The Southern University Law Center is dedicated to offering students from diverse backgrounds a quality legal education in civil and common law that will prepare them to be highly effective, competent, ethnical professionals who possess a deep sense of community. The Law Center reaffirms its historical commitment of providing legal educational opportunities to under-represented racial, ethnic, and economic groups in pursuit of the Juris Doctor Degree.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Other Characteristics
Historically Black College or University
Special Learning Opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2021Full timePart time
Total faculty3856
Instructional3856
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore price information was not reported.
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2020-2021

Financial aid data for this campus is combined with data from parent institution Southern University and A & M College.

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Net price data for this campus is combined with data from parent institution Southern University and A & M College.
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Fall 2021

Enrollment data for this campus is combined with data from parent institution Southern University and A & M College.
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation Rates data for this campus are combined with data from parent institution Southern University and A & M College.

Outcome Measures data for this campus is combined with data from parent institution Southern University and A & M College.
  • Outcome Measures data not available.

Programs/Majors data for this campus is combined with data from parent institution Southern University and A & M College.
Educational Benefits, 2020-2021

Financial aid data for this campus is combined with data from parent institution Southern University and A & M College.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on CollegesAccredited since ((!)01/01/2015)12/03/2021
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schoolsAccredited since ((!)07/01/1953)08/31/2022
  • (!) Estimated date
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201820192020
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201820192020
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
Arrests201820192020
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201820192020
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201820172016
Default rate13.6%17.9%14.9%
Number in default322459383
Number in repayment2,3602,5632,561
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)