Southern University System
|Southern University System|
|Established||1974 (by the Louisiana State Constitution)|
|Chairman||Darren G. Mire|
|Students||~15,000 (system wide)|
|Location||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
|Colors||Columbia Blue and Gold
|Nickname||Jaguars, Jaguar Nation|
The Southern University System is a system of universities in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its headquarters are at the Joseph Samuel Clark Administration Building on the property of the Southern University campus in Baton Rouge. The Southern University System is the only historically black college system in the United States.
There are five institutions within the Southern University System located throughout the state. Each institution operates its own budget and each has a chancellor.
- Southern University and A&M College at Baton Rouge
- Southern University at New Orleans
- Southern University at Shreveport
- Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge (law school)
- Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Baton Rouge
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