Affordability & Location


Affordability & Location


At the Southern University Law Center, we believe that learning the law should be an exciting and challenging process that is both engaging and affordable. SULC prides itself on being one of the most affordable law schools in the country, accredited by both the American Bar Association and the American Association of Law Schools.

At SULC, you will learn from and grow under the guidance of experienced, engaged, and published faculty members who are leading the way in cutting-edge research, interesting scholarship, and hands-on public service. Join our community and take the first step towards your legal career at the Southern University Law Center.

Ranked as the 4th most affordable law school to attend in the United States, our Law Center focuses on giving students the best value for their investment with our full-time and part-time day and evening programs. In addition, SULC offers a variety of financial aid programs to qualified students to help you achieve your dreams.



With a growing population of 800,000+, the Baton Rouge metropolitan area serves as the center for Louisiana’s state government and is part of the fifth largest port complex in the United States. As the political epicenter in Louisiana, Baton Rouge is home to the state’s legislature; many of the state agencies; federal, state district and appellate, and city courts; top private law firms; and civic and professional organizations.

In addition to an active political scene, Baton Rouge boasts an abundance of vibrant cultural and social activities and venues that has something to satisfy just about every taste and preference.

Baton Rouge also serves as the home to two of Louisiana’s major university systems with approximately 50,000+ students in attendance for undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. Interested in music, theater, food, museums, history, sports, civic activities, government, or politics? Baton Rouge is your destination.

Travel a bit farther to the south and you’ll find what some describe as one the world’s most fascinating cities – New Orleans. Unique architectural styles, 850+ restaurants featuring local, regional, and international foods; music representing a host of major and eclectic genres; theater; opera; ballet; museums; and professional sports are just some of the things you can experience in the historic Crescent City. In addition, New Orleans is home to the Federal 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, Eastern District Federal Court of Louisiana, top private law firms, four universities, professional schools, and a host of civic organizations.