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Discover Southern University and A&M College In Baton Rouge

Perched high on a bluff with the mighty Mississippi flowing below, this historic university offers a rich African American legacy 130 years in the making. SU offers a vibrant campus in Baton Rouge with 34 undergraduate programs and 22 graduate programs, including one of the top nursing schools in the South and the respected College of Engineering. Catch an exciting Southern University football game, including the annual Bayou Classic. Explore intriguing exhibits showcasing the art and history of Africans and African Americans at the Southern University Museum of Arts. Or simply stroll the shores of beautiful Lake Kernan, flowing through the center of campus. This academic gem delivers an incomparable experience to students, families and alumnae.


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 Vary by building and venue.

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 Admission to public spaces at Southern University is free. Tickets are required for certain event venues.


  • Jaguars Football Games
  • SU Marching Band
  • Annual Founders' Day
  • Taste of the Jag
  • Annual Summer Camps


  • NCAA Sports
  • Intramural Sports
  • Academics
  • Alumnae Events
  • Student Organizations
  • Commencements


  • Does Southern University and A& M offer tours?

    Absolutely, and it is the best way to discovery everything SU has to offer. Southern University campus tours are held Tuesday -Thursday at 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. (Fall), and Monday -Thursday at 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. (Spring & Summer). To schedule your tour, email or register online.
  • Where are the Southern University football games played?

    Exciting Southern Jaguar football takes place any given Saturday in fall at the 28,500 seat Ace W. Mumford Stadium. Located on campus, this recently renovated sports stadium is named after A.W. "Ace" Mumford, the most successful football coach in Southern University football history.

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