Part II: Institutional Summary Form

 

Part II: The “Institutional Summary

Form Prepared for Commission Reviews”

General Information

Name of Institution  Southern University and A&M College

 

 

Name, Title, Phone number, and email address of Accreditation Liaison
Richard A. Baker Jr., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

225.771.2079
richard_baker@subr.edu

 

Name, Title, Phone number, and email address of Technical Support person for the Compliance Certification

Submission date of this completed document:  March 15, 2016

 

Educational Programs

1.      Level of offerings (Check all that apply)

  Diploma or certificate program(s) requiring less than one year beyond Grade 12
  Diploma or certificate program(s) of at least two but fewer than four years of work beyond Grade 12
  Associate degree program(s) requiring a minimum of 60 semester hours or the equivalent designed for transfer to a baccalaureate institution
  Associate degree program(s) requiring a minimum of 60 semester hours or the equivalent  not designed for transfer
X Four or five-year baccalaureate degree program(s) requiring a minimum of 120 semester hours or the equivalent
  Professional degree program(s)
X Master's degree program(s)
  Work beyond the master's level but not at the doctoral level (such as Specialist in Education)
X Doctoral degree program(s)
  Other (Specify) ______

2.            Types of Undergraduate Programs (Check all that apply)           

  Occupational certificate or diploma program(s)
  Occupational degree program(s)
  Two-year programs designed for transfer to a baccalaureate institution
 X Liberal Arts and General
 X Teacher Preparatory
 X   Professional
  Other (Specify)     

 

Governance Control

Public state* (check one)

     Not part of a state system, institution has own independent board
     Part of a state system, system board serves as governing board
     Part of a state system, system board is super governing board, local governing board has delegated authority
     Part of a state system, institution has own independent board


Institutional Information for Reviewers

1.  History and Characteristics

Southern University and A&M College is a historical black college in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The Institution was chartered in 1880 and began serving twelve students in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1881.  In 1914 Southern University relocated to the present site on Scott's Bluff overlooking the Mississippi River in the northern section of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The university is a land grant college and the flagship institution of the Southern University System. SUBR's service area is central Louisiana and is defined as regional by the Louisiana Board of Regents. The student population is two-thirds female, approximately 90% Black, and 85% resident of Louisiana.  SUBR is a Historically Black University publicly supported, co-educational, university whose graduates compete globally in their respective professional fields.  SUBR has a comprehensive offering of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree granting programs to meet the needs of its diverse learners.  Admissions are open to students who have earned a high school diploma, 2.0 GPA, an ACT Composite score of 20 or SAT Composite score of 940. International students must have a 2.5 GPA, a minimum score of 500 on TOEFL or a score of 5 on the IELTS, and a minimum ACT English score of 18 or ACT math score of 19 (SAT critical reading score of 450 or SAT math score of 460).

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