Quick Facts

Established

September 4, 1956

Opened
September 21, 1959
Type of Institution
Public, 4-year, Co-educational
System Affiliation
Southern University System
Admission Criteria
Degrees Offered
Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s
Term
Semester
Student Population
2,734
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
$2,580.50/$3,743 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)