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Southern University Law Center

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
65%
Number students applying:
621
Number students accepted:
406
First-year attrition rate:
17%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
163
Median:
144
25th percentile:
142

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.20
Median:
2.82
25th percentile:
2.52

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $12,014 $10,478
Non-resident $21,614 $20,078
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $18,846
Off Campus $18,846                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
643
Number students enrolled full-time:
509
Number students enrolled part-time:
134
Number of first-year students:
222

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
38%
% Women students:
52%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
67%
% Minority students:
59%
% International students:
0

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
2
Names of law journals:
Southern University Law Review, Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty
% of students involved in law journals:
7%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
25%
% of students in field placements:
7%
% of students in simulation courses:
41%

Curriculum Strengths

Family Law,
Criminal Justice,
Dispute

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 35% 57
National Employment Rate 2013 29% 59
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer LA 69% 87
State 2nd Largest Employer TX 4% 5
State 3rd Largest Employer GA 2% 2
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer LA 18% 25
State 2nd Largest Employer PA 1.5% 2
State 3rd Largest Employer NJ 0.7% 1

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
8.76%
Law Firm 2-10
22.63%
Law Firm 11-25
3.65%
Law Firm 26-50
0
Law Firm 51-100
1.46%
Law Firm 101-250
0
Law Firm 251-500
0
Law Firm 501+
0
Law Firm Unknown Size
2.92%
Business & Industry
18.25%
Government
13.87%
Public Interest / Service
2.19%
Clerkships Federal
0.73%
Clerkships State / Local
6.57%
Education / Academia
5.11%
Other
1.46%

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 LA 47% 59%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 LA 59% 64%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 LA 66% 70%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Public
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
(225) 771-2880

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

P.O. Box 9294
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Region:
South Central
Main Phone:
225-771-2552
Admissions Phone:
225-771-4976
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Freddie
Pitcher, Jr.
Undergraduate:
Bachelor's
School:
Southern University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Southern University
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Velma
Wilkerson
Undergraduate:
BS
School:
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
School:

Reputation Profile

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