Quick Facts

Established

September 4, 1956

Opened 
September 21, 1959
Type of Institution 
Public, 4-year, Coeducational
System Affiliation 
Southern University System
Admission Criteria 
Degrees Offered 
Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s
Term 
Semester
Student Population 
3,165
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State) 
$1,594/$1,869 per semester
Housing 
Ranges from $2,690 to $4,735 per semester
Properties

Park Campus (Main)

6400 Press Dr.

New Orleans, LA 70126

Lake Campus

6801 Press Dr.

New Orleans, LA 70126

Student & Faculty Housing Complex

7000 Press Dr.

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)