Southern University Law Center

Rank 178 (USNWR 2024)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
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Also known as

  • Southern University Law Center
  • Southern University

Southern University Law Center is a law school located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The school was ranked 178 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Southern University Law Center is approximately 292.

Admissions website: https://www.sulc.edu/page/admission-procedures

Admissions email: Admission@sulc.edu

Admissions phone: 1-800-537-1135

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Southern University Law Center Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 144 146 148
GPA 2.8 3.13 3.43
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1040 35
# Admissions offers 621 -
Class size 292 88
% Accepted 59.7% 15
% Yield 45.6% 94

During the 2024 application cycle, 1,040 people applied and 621 were offered admission.

Southern University has a 1L class size of 292, and yield of 45.57%. 283 out of 621 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 45.57% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Southern University has a median LSAT of 147. The 25th percentile LSAT is 145 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 149.

The median GPA is 3.12. The 25th percentile GPA is 2.8 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.48.

Southern University Law Center LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 20 applicants for the 2022-2023 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does Southern University Law Center cost per year?

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Cost of attending Southern University Law Center

In 2024, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $23,128 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Southern University Law Center employment outcomes

62.8% of Southern University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Southern University Law Center

In September 1947, the Southern University School of Law was officially opened, and it was redesignated as a law center in 1985. Accredited by the American Bar Association, the Association of American Law Schools, the Supreme Court of Louisiana, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, the Law Center maintains a high standard of professional education. It is fully approved by the Veterans Administration for the training of eligible veterans. The Southern University Law Center adheres to the principle of equal opportunity without regard to ethnicity, gender, creed, national origin, age, disability, or marital status.

The Law Center is located in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana. With a population of over 600,000, this seat of state government includes state agencies and courts. As a hub of legal activity, Baton Rouge offers law students many opportunities to participate in state government through interaction with the legislature, state agencies, and private law firms.

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If you haven’t checked your application status recently go check! I got accepted 2 days ago and didn’t even know
Thanks! Congrats on being accepted btw
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@GoldStarKinkajou: what was your turn around time from submission to decision??
Anybody receive a formal acceptance email? My status checker says I was admitted but I haven't received an email
@labfuturejd: I submitted on 11/28 or a day or two after and I got in on 1/31 about two months later
@cixo: yes I got in on 1/31 and just got my acceptance and scholarship letters this month
lol this stuff is so scary
@labfuturejd: If you don't mind me asking, did you receive an acceptance from Southern?
@HOUSTONLAWYERBAE: I did, last week.
anyone receive scholarship?
Has anyone heard back from SULC recently?
@Funnyelephantsix: I went on a tour this past Friday. I was told that they were backed up with admissions and awarding aid.
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