What began, as a dream in 1880 is today a living legacy of determination, commitment, and success. The Southern University and A&M College System is the only historically black university system in America.
The SU System has a diverse enrollment and is a leader in graduate and undergraduate level education through quality four-year, graduate, professional, and research programs among its five Louisiana campuses. SU is among the top producers of African-American graduates in combined disciplines of engineering, technology, business, computer science, nursing, and mathematics. Widespread accomplishments of Southern University faculty and alumni have positively impacted society at every level.
With a strong foundation, a proven record of achievement, and a fresh vision for the future, Southern University's charge to advance the mission of its founders' remains at the heart of our administrators, faculty, students, and alumni.