Southern University at Shreveport

Shreveport, LA 71107

Southern University at Shreveport (SUSLA) is located in Shreveport, Louisiana. The University was established in 1967 and it serves over 3,000 students currently. This is a historically black institution that has been serving the needs of the community for several decades. SUSLA gives students the best possible educational opportunities while seeking to prepare students to transfer to four-year schools. The goal of this school is to continue to enrich the community by providing top-notch educational academic programs. This school has many different associate degree opportunities in various areas of study. 

The SUSLA nursing program is one that has always been held in high esteem. There are three different areas of study for prospective nursing students to consider. Students can pursue the certified nursing assistant program, the practical nursing program, or the associate degree nursing program. All programs are designed to give students the necessary foundation so that they can achieve continued success in the professional world.

Students will be fully prepared to take either the NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN licensure exams upon successful graduation from their respective programs. 


Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate41%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 37

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2007 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$660
In State Students$660
Out of State Students$660
Graduate courses
In District Students--
In State Students--
Out of State Students--

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $29,700 $29,700 $29,700
ADN 70 $46,200 $46,200 $46,200
BSN 125 $82,500 $82,500 $82,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of Southern University at Shreveport's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 83% $5,080
Other Federal Grant 7% $1,470
State Grant & Scholarships 19% $1,150
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 2% $6,553
Federal Student Loans 70% $6,567
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,130
$30,001 to $48,000$10,743
$48,001 to $75,000$12,496
$75,001 to $110,000$15,764
Over $110,000$15,764

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Race/ethnicity unknown

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FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

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McKesson Scholarships

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing.

Southern University at Shreveport
3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107

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