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August 1: Application Opens for 2019 Fall and 2020 Summer

October 1: Admission Decisions Begin Releasing and Scholarship Application Opens

November 15: Jesse Stone and J.S. Clark Scholarship Priority Date

December 1: Deadline to Apply for Spring

February 1: Priority Date for Scholarship and Honors College Consideration

March 31: FAFSA Application

July 1: Fall Semester Admission

April 1: Summer Semester Admission and New Student Orientation Registration Opens

April 15: Apply for Fall or Summer without a Late Fee

May 1: Residence Housing Deposit Due



Step I: Complete the Online Application

The first step in the application process is to complete an online application for admission and pay the $20 non-refundable application fee. After you have successfully submitted you application, you will receive an email confirming your application was received.

Southern University does not accept application fee waivers.

Step II: Submit your Test Scores

First time freshman applicants must have official standardized test scores sent to Southern University. An applicant can request ACT (code 1610) or SAT (code 6663) scores are sent directly to Southern University electronically. We do also accept official scores sent via email and/ fax to be use as official documentation. Emails and faxes of test results cannot be used as official documentation.

Step III: Send your Official Transcript(s)

Applicants should submit a transcript from all high schools they have attended.

Southern University can access in-state transcripts electronically through the Louisiana Department of Education. Applicant who attend a high school outside of Louisiana will need to request for their high school counselor to mail an official transcript in a sealed envelope to the address below. Transcripts can also be sent electronically through Parchment Express.

Southern University Office of Admissions and Recruitment
P.O. Box 9231
Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Step IV: Send your Senior Class Schedule

All freshman applicants must send a copy of their senior class schedule to the address below.

Southern University Office of Admissions and Recruitment
P.O. Box 9231
Baton Rouge, LA 70813




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