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Campus Life Comparison Between Southern Conference (SoCon) Members

Special LearningStudent ServicesAthleticsAdditional Facts

Special Learning Opportunity

The following table compares the special learning opportunities between colleges in Southern Conference (SoCon) including distance learning opportunities, ROTC program, Study abroad, and more special chances of learning. This statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2019-2020.

Special Learning Opportunities Comparison Between Colleges In Southern Conference (SoCon)
NameOnline ClassROTCTeacher Cert.Study AbroadWeekend/ Evening CollegeCampus Housing*Meal Plan**
Samford UniversityUnder, Grad Army, Air Force
(2,375)

($4,864)
Mercer UniversityUnder, Grad Army
(2,747)

($6,158)
University of North Carolina at GreensboroUnder, Grad Army, Air Force
(5,683)

($3,657)
Western Carolina UniversityUnder, Grad
(4,552)

($4,706)
Citadel Military College of South CarolinaUnder, Grad Army, NAVY, Air Force
(2,362)
Furman University Army
(2,388)

($5,758)
Wofford College Army
(1,482)

($5,260)
East Tennessee State UniversityUnder, Grad Army
(3,015)
The University of Tennessee-ChattanoogaUnder, Grad Army
(3,746)

($3,900)
Virginia Military Institute Army, NAVY, Air Force
(1,751)

($6,642)

*dormitory capacity

**yearly costs

Student Services on Campus

The following table compares the on-campus students services and facilities between colleges in Southern Conference (SoCon) including Remedial Service, Student Counseling, Employment services for current students, Placement service for program completers, On-campus daycare facility, and library information.

On-campus Student Services Between Colleges In Southern Conference (SoCon)
NameRemedial ServicesCareer CounselingEmployment ServicePlacement ServiceOn Campus DaycareLibrary Facilities
Samford UniversityOwn Library
Mercer UniversityOwn Library
University of North Carolina at GreensboroOwn Library
Western Carolina UniversityOwn Library
Citadel Military College of South CarolinaOwn Library
Furman UniversityOwn Library
Wofford CollegeOwn Library
East Tennessee State UniversityOwn Library
The University of Tennessee-ChattanoogaOwn Library
Virginia Military InstituteOwn Library

Athletics Associations

The following table summarizes the alheletic teams and program information of colleges in Southern Conference (SoCon). Among 10 colleges in Southern Conference (SoCon), all schools are member of NAA, and all schools are member of NCAA.

Athletic Teams In Colleges In Southern Conference (SoCon)
NameMembersFootballBasketballBaseballAll Programs
Samford UniversityNAA, NCAASouthern ConferenceSouthern ConferenceSouthern Conference9 athletic programs
Mercer UniversityNAA, NCAASouthern ConferenceSouthern ConferenceSouthland Conference12 athletic programs
University of North Carolina at GreensboroNAA, NCAA-Southern ConferenceSouthern Conference8 athletic programs
Western Carolina UniversityNAA, NCAASouthern ConferenceSouthern ConferenceSouthern Conference9 athletic programs
Citadel Military College of South CarolinaNAA, NCAASouthern ConferenceSouthern ConferenceSouthern Conference10 athletic programs
Furman UniversityNAA, NCAASouthern ConferenceSouthern ConferenceSouthern Conference10 athletic programs
Wofford CollegeNAA, NCAASouthern ConferenceSouthern ConferenceSouthern Conference11 athletic programs
East Tennessee State UniversityNAA, NCAASouthern ConferenceSouthern ConferenceSouthern Conference8 athletic programs
The University of Tennessee-ChattanoogaNAA, NCAASouthern ConferenceSouthern Conference-9 athletic programs
Virginia Military InstituteNAA, NCAASouthern ConferenceSouthern ConferenceSouthern Conference10 athletic programs

NAA: National Athletic Association

NCAA: National Collegiate Athletic Association

Additional Characteristics

The following table compares and describes additional facts of colleges in Southern Conference (SoCon) including religious affiliation, specialized schools, and medical degree offer, and other facts.

Additional Characteristics Of Colleges In Southern Conference (SoCon)
NameReligious AffiliationHistorical Black SchoolTribal SchoolHas HospitalOffer Medical Degree
Samford UniversityBaptist
Mercer UniversityNot affiliated
University of North Carolina at GreensboroNot affiliated
Western Carolina UniversityNot affiliated
Citadel Military College of South CarolinaNot affiliated
Furman UniversityNot affiliated
Wofford CollegeUnited Methodist
East Tennessee State UniversityNot affiliated
The University of Tennessee-ChattanoogaNot affiliated
Virginia Military InstituteNot affiliated