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Southern Adventist University

4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, TN

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Southern Adventist University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Collegedale, TN, the school resides in a suburban setting for students to study in. The school's Seventh Day Adventists affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Southern Adventist University has a yearly student enrollment of over three thousand.

Students can choose from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores between 890 to 1120 on the SAT and between 19 to 25 for the ACT exam is typical among students accepted to this school. Southern Adventist University admits roughly 50 percent of applicants. Of those accepted, about 58 percent registered for enrollment. More information from the admissions office can be found at southern.edu.

Tuition is approximately $20,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may check the school's net price calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. The cost of on-campus housing is around $3,500 per year. Southern Adventist University may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that are eligible by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Students may visit the Southern Adventist University website to obtain a complete list of areas of study, financial aid details, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Southern Adventist University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Southern Adventist University has a total student population of about 3,100. The student body is made up of 86% undergraduate students and 17% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $20,000-$24,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $840 to $1,000 per unit
  • May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$10,093
Receiving Student Loans55%$8,222
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Southern Adventist University may offer services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Southern Adventist University is approximately 60%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years19%
Graduating in 5 Years13%
Graduating in 6 Years22%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Doctorate Degree in Nursing (DSN) Program
  • Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Southern Adventist University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Southern Adventist University for official up-to-date information.

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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