Resources › For Students and Parents Southeastern Louisiana University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate, & More Share Flipboard Email Print Southeastern Louisiana University. Richard David Ramsey For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated November 09, 2017 Southeastern Louisiana University Admissions Overview: In order to apply to SLU, prospective students will need to submit an application (which can be completed online), official high school transcripts, and scores from the ACT. With an acceptance rate of 87%, the school admits the large majority of applicants, and students with grades and scores above average are likely to be accepted. Admissions Data (2016): Southern Louisiana University Acceptance Rate: 87%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanLouisiana colleges SAT score comparisonACT Composite: 19 / 24ACT English: 19 / 24ACT Math: 17 / 23What these ACT numbers meanLouisiana colleges ACT score comparison Southeastern Louisiana University Description: Founded in 1925, Southeastern Louisiana University is a public university located on a 365-acre campus in Hammond, Louisiana. New Orleans is about an hour to the north and Baton Rouge is 45 minutes to the west. Southeastern students come from 45 states and 49 countries. The university offers roughly 75 degree programs through its five academic colleges. Academics are supported by a 24 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Lower-level classes average 30 students; at the upper level, the average class size is 18. On the student life front, Southeastern Louisiana University has an active fraternity and sorority system with 21 Greek organizations. In athletics, the Southeastern Lions compete in the NCAA Division I Southland Conference. The university fields 15 Division I intercollegiate teams. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 14,483 (13,544 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female67% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $7,773 (in-state); $20,251 (out-of-state)Books: $1,220 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,464Other Expenses: $3,330Total Cost: $20,787 (in-state); $33,265 (out-of-state) Southeastern Louisiana University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 93%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 87%Loans: 52%Average Amount of AidGrants: $7,654Loans: $5,064 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Psychology Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 62%Transfer Out Rate: 35%4-Year Graduation Rate: 17%6-Year Graduation Rate: 39% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross Country, BaseballWomen's Sports: Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Expore Other Louisiana Colleges Centenary | Grambling State | LSU | Louisiana Tech | Loyola | McNeese State | Nicholls State | Northwestern State | Southern University | Tulane | UL Lafayette | UL Monroe | University of New Orleans | Xavier Southeastern Louisiana University Mission Statement: read the full mission statement at http://www.selu.edu/admin/provost/documents/role_mission_scope.pdf "The mission of Southeastern Louisiana University is to lead the educational, economic and cultural development of the southeast region of the state known as the Northshore. The University’s educational programs are based on vital and evolving curricula that address emerging regional, national, and international priorities. Southeastern provides credit and non-credit educational experiences that emphasize challenging, relevant course content and innovative, effective delivery systems. Global perspectives are broadened through programs that offer the opportunity to work and study abroad. Together, Southeastern and the community provide a broad array of cultural activities that complete the total educational experience."