Southern Adventist University

Collegedale, TN, USA
4.07 Average Rating
Founded in 1892, Southern Adventist University is a Seventh-day Adventist College. Located in Collegedale, Tennessee, SAU was the first Adventist school in the South and is considered the most conservative. Students observe the Sabbath from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday. Nursing, biology, and business administration and management are the most popular areas of study.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Seventh Day Adventist
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
23%
Out of State Students
76%
0
100
49%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,959
Total Number of Undergrads
2,544
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
17%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
45%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,511
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$21,850
Out-of-State Tuition
$21,850
0
100
69%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,695
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
42%
58%
Student Organizations
46
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chattanooga
Orlando
Atlanta
Los Angeles
Nashville
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,200
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What Students Are Saying

4.07 Average Rating
Southern Serves the community, while remaining humble. Southern also encourages healthy living, which promotes better health. Most importantly, their are lots of resources for strong academic success.
Aaron from Collegedale, TN
a great school that offers lots of opportunities for recreation, leisure, and learning services. most staff are very supportive and want the best for you. there are lots of planned activities offered by the school.
Che-lei from Bermuda

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