Quick Facts

Get to know SUNO

Established:
September 4, 1956
Opened:
September 21, 1959
Type of Institution:
Public, 4-year, Co-educational
System Affiliation:
Southern University System
Admission Criteria:
Minimum Standards Required
Degrees Offered:
Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s
Term:
Semester
Student Population:
2,420
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State):
$2,874.50/$4,450.43 per semester
Housing:
Ranges from $2,265 to $4,310 per semester
Properties:
Park Campus (Main)
6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126

Lake Campus
6801 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126

Student Housing Complex
7000 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126
Distance from Downtown New Orleans:
Approximately 7 Miles
University Colors:
Columbia Blue & Sunset Gold
Mascot:
Knight
Athletic Affiliations:
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC)

DID YOU KNOW?

SUNO Athletics accomplished a national championship “three-peat” in the 1970’s. As an NCAA Division III program, the SUNO Knights Outdoor Track & Field team won National Championships in 1975, 1976 and 1977. The Lady Knights won the NAIA National Championships in both Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field in 1995 and 1997. Those seven national titles gives SUNO the second most in the state of Louisiana.