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Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Baton Rouge, LA

Location and Setting


Baton Rouge Population
229,426
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
964 acres

Weather

Temperature
39.6 average low in January, 90.5 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Baton Rouge
Nearest Train Station
40 mile(s) from campus in Hammond

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
69%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Jaguar
School Colors
Columbia blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x    
Cross-Country Running     x x
Football     x x
Golf   x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running    
Football    
Golf   x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x x
Bowling    
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
golf
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
archery, basketball, football, track and field, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, association for women students, men's federation, collegiate 100 black men, southern university pan hellenic council
Sororities
.3% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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