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Southern University

  • Southern University at Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA 70813
  • (225) 771-4500

Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, La., is located on the Scott's Bluff overlooking the Mississippi River in the northern section of the City of Baton Rouge. The mission of Southern University and A&M College, an Historically Black, 1890 land-grant institution, is to provide opportunities for a diverse student population to achieve a high-quality, global educational experience, to engage in scholarly, research, and creative activities, and to give meaningful public service to the community, the state, the nation, and the world so that Southern University graduates are competent, informed, and productive citizens. The landmark Red Stick sculpture is located on Southern's campus and marks the spot where French explorers first discovered Baton Rouge.