South University Columbia: Review & Facts

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South University Columbia is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 1,590 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1899 and is one of the 19 schools located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
South University Columbia will give you the option to earn an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

South University Columbia follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Psychology, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
36%
The student retention rate at South University Columbia is very low at 36% (way below South Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at South University Columbia is very low: 24%.

Student to faculty ratio at South University Columbia is decent -- 17:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,400
Average tuition cost is fairly high, about $16,200 per year. The additional fees at South University Columbia (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $200, which comes to $16,400 per academic year.

Read the details about South University Columbia additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
49%
According to government data, 59 applications were submitted and 29 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at South University Columbia is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at South University Columbia and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (803) 799-9082 or check South University Columbia Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
South University Columbia provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at South University Columbia, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at South University Columbia.

Based on the college crime data, South University Columbia seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

South University Columbia Location and Maps



Post Address: South University Columbia, 9 Science Court, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
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