Southern Adventist University

Acceptance Rate 74 %
SAT Average 1,110
Tuition & Fees $22,930
Student Population 2,730
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,629

Academic Overview

Southern Adventist University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Collegedale, Tennessee. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $22,930 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,730 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 74% and the graduation rate is 53% last year.
The salary after graduation from Southern Adventist University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $46,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Southern Adventist University are $22,930. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $11,700 on average.
Southern Adventist University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Southern Adventist. The acceptance rate of Southern Adventist is 74%. The average graduation rate is 53% and the transfer-out rate is 6%. The average received amount of financial aid is $11,629 and 90% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,730 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Southern Adventist University is 74 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Southern Adventist University is 53 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Southern Adventist University is 6 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Southern Adventist University is 76 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Southern Adventist University is 2,730
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Southern Adventist University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,629 at Southern Adventist University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Southern Adventist offers 168 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate30
Associate's Degree191
Bachelor's Degree1090
Master's Degree301
Post Master's Degree50
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Southern Adventist University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,600)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,300)

Veterans Benefits

Southern Adventist University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges