Southeastern University: Narrative Description

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Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1879. Setting: 1-acre urban campus. Endowment: $27,450. Educational spending 2003-04: $3057 per student. Total enrollment: 935. Faculty: 110 (15 full-time, 95 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 611 applied, 66% were admitted. Full-time: 212 students, 64% women, 36% men. Part-time: 453 students, 79% women, 21% men. Students come from 7 states and territories, 40 other countries, 25% from out-of-district, 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 83% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 9% international, 60% 25 or older, 3% transferred in. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; computer/information sciences; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: quadmester (four 12-week semesters). Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: essay, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $45. Tuition: $9180 full-time, $255 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $525 full-time, $350 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and location. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and location.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: national fraternities, national sororities; 2% of eligible men and 2% of eligible women are members. Most popular organization: SGA. Major annual events: International Festival, Ramadan activities, Multicultural Holidays. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. The Learning Resources Center plus 1 other with 32,000 books, 2,000 microform titles, 200 serials, and 250 audiovisual materials. Operations spending 2003-04: $259,594. 137 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See American University.

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