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Southern Conference (SoCon)

Academic Overview Key Fact

Institutional Characteristics

Next table compares basic academic information between Southern Conference (SoCon). By school type, There are 6 public and 4 private schools in Southern Conference (SoCon). By school level, all 10 Southern Conference (SoCon) are 4 years or high institutes.

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Academic Comparison - Southern Conference (SoCon)
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
Samford University Birmingham, AL Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mercer University Macon, GA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, NC Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Citadel Military College of South Carolina Charleston, SC Public, 4 or more years Master's degree Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Furman University Greenville, SC Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Master's degree Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Wofford College Spartanburg, SC Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Bachelor's degree Bachelor
East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Virginia Military Institute Lexington, VA Public, 4 or more years Bachelor's degree Bachelor

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of Southern Conference (SoCon) is $21,370 for in-state students and $32,546 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance ratio is 71.60% and graduation rate is 64.50%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.

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Key Facts Comparison - Southern Conference (SoCon)
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
Samford University$30,49091%73%12%5,471
Mercer University$36,00069%66%13%8,615
University of North Carolina at Greensboro$7,250 / $22,40974%54%18%19,647
Western Carolina University$6,897 / $17,29041%57%17%10,805
Citadel Military College of South Carolina$12,056 / $33,81982%69%12%3,602
Furman University$48,34868%84%11%3,003
Wofford College$41,95570%80%11%1,683
East Tennessee State University$8,679 / $26,46392%40%16%14,022
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga$8,664 / $24,78278%44%19%11,533
Virginia Military Institute$18,214 / $43,90251%78%11%1,713
Average$2,137 / $3,2557.16%6.45%1.40%801
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2017-2018 data and other data is from 2016-2017 data.