Southern Adventist University

Acceptance Rate 65.98 %
SAT Average 1,120
2023 Tuition & Fees $23,870
Student Population 2,719
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $12,226

Academic Overview

Southern Adventist University is a private (not-for-profit), four-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.
Southern Adventist University is one of 14 colleges affiliated with Seventh Day Adventist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $23,870 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $12,150.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,719 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 65.98% and the graduation rate is 48% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Southern Adventist's tuition & fees is $23,870. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $12,150.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Southern Adventist. The acceptance rate of Southern Adventist is 65.98% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 37.98%. The average graduation rate is 48% and the transfer-out rate is 8%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $12,226 and 93% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,719 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 65.98 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Southern Adventist University is 48 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Southern Adventist University is 8 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Southern Adventist University is 82 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Southern Adventist University is 2,719
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 $12,226 at Southern Adventist University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, TN 37315-0370
Online Applicationwww.southern.edu/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://www.southern.edu/undergrad/finances/financial-assistance.html
Net Price Calculatorwww.southern.edu/undergrad/finances/cost-calculator.html#!#st
Disability Servicewww.southern.edu/administration/student-success/disability/

Offered Degrees

Southern Adventist offers 189 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. 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
Doctorate (Practical)50
1-2 Years Certificate30
Post-Master's Certificate50

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: $3,480)

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