Southern Adventist University: Review & Facts

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Southern Adventist University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,320 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1892 and is the only college located in Collegedale, Tennessee.

Southern Adventist University is affiliated with Seventh Day Adventists.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
81
At Southern Adventist University you can receive your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Southern Adventist University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 81 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Management, Education, Medical, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other 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 normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
75%
The rate of student retention at Southern Adventist University is fair at 75% (above Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Southern Adventist University is below average: 55%. About 42% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Adventist University is pretty decent -- 15:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,200
Average tuition costs are fairly high, around $18,400 a year. The additional fees at Southern Adventist University not covered by tuition are around $800; which totals $19,200 a year.

Read the details about Southern Adventist University 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
45%
As reported in recent data, 2,205 applications were submitted and 997 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

Southern Adventist University might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Southern Adventist University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,000
Southern Adventist University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, 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 Southern Adventist University, 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.

Safety
Grade
C+
Southern Adventist University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, roughly $6,000 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Southern Adventist University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern Adventist University Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern Adventist University, 4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370, USA
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