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Southern University at Shreveport is a public institution located in Shreveport, Louisiana. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

Where Is Southern University at Shreveport?


Contact details for Southern University at Shreveport are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, LA 71107
Phone: 318-670-6000

How Do I Get Into Southern University at Shreveport?

You can apply to Southern University at Shreveport online at:

Southern University at Shreveport has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Southern University at Shreveport?

58% Take Out Loans
9.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Southern University at Shreveport, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $5,431 a year. That adds up to $21,724 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Southern University at Shreveport is 9.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Southern University at Shreveport Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,256 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,745 undergraduate students at Southern University at Shreveport, with 1,256 being full-time and 1,489 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,256 full-time undergraduates at Southern University at Shreveport, 35% are male and 65% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southern University at Shreveport students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 1,151
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 67
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 21

Over 14 countries are represented at Southern University at Shreveport. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, and Uganda.

Online Learning at Southern University at Shreveport

1,158 Took All Classes Online
1,857 Took At Least One Class Online
102.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,857 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Southern University at Shreveport has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Southern University at Shreveport

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southern University at Shreveport was 102.8%. This is the #266 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Southern University at Shreveport regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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