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Out of State Waiver Information



Application Criteria 

Undergraduate students who meet the following conditions may request a waiver of out-of-state tuition fees, awards based on incomplete work are subject to cancellation of waiver.


  1. Entering freshmen must meet Southern University at New Orleans admissions standards.
  • Cumulative high school Grade Point Average of 2.7 or higher. 
  1. Transfer students must have completed an AA/AS degree or at least 18 semester credit hours of coursework. 
  • Cumulative high school Grade Point Average of 2.7 on college-level work. 
  • Have taken and passed college-level English and Math. 
  1. Students must live in university-owned housing.                                                         
  2. Out-of-state waiver recipients must be full-time students and make satisfactory academic progress. 


Note: The following categories of students are not eligible for the waiver. Graduate students; other students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree; international students; and currently enrolled out-of-state students who enrolled prior to the effective date of the policy (Spring 2014).