Excellence and Caring Every Day
We are the state's third-largest public university, boasting nearly 15,000 students and more than 150 programs of study. With a small-town location, personal attention to students and a close-knit community of engaged learners, we feel like a small college. We are passionate about our students, providing them with a challenging college experience that empowers them with a lifelong education.
Southeastern Louisiana University began as a grass-roots movement to further the educational, economic and cultural development of southeast Louisiana. What began as a junior college has developed into a major university.
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Southeastern offers 16 NCAA Division I athletic programs, all of which compete in the Southland Conference. Our guiding principle is achieving success in the classroom, community and on the field.
Southeastern Louisiana University is committed to conserving resources and reducing the impact we have on the environment – starting with making our campus greener.
Southeastern is one of the safest campuses in the region. We have taken significant steps to ensure that our campus remains a safe place to live and learn.
The success of its students is key to accomplishing the University’s mission. Southeastern’s goal is for students to be continuously enrolled to complete coursework and earn grades that will allow them to progress towards graduation.
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The Southeastern Magazine, funded by the Southeastern Foundation, highlights stories of success, achievement and progress among students, faculty and alumni.
By working at Southeastern, you will join our diverse and talented faculty and staff that works to create a caring environment enriched with academic excellence for our students.