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?

The total enrollment at SUNO has grown every year since Hurricane Katrina. Despite projections that the University's enrollment would only reach between 1,200 and 1,500 students in the spring of 2006, more than 2,000 students returned to campus. SUNO's current enrollment is 2,704 students.