South College Graduate Schools

South College (referred to as South) is a Private, 4 years school located in Knoxville, TN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at South College is $27,765 in average. The school has 996 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,171 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

South College (referred to as South) is a Private, 4 years school located in Knoxville, TN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/2000 - Current).
South Directory Information
School NameSouth College (South)
Address3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, TN 37909-0000
Phone865-251-1800
Webhttps://www.southcollegetn.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.south.edu/admissions
Financial Infohttps://www.south.edu/admissions/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at South College is $27,765 in average. The school has 996 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,171 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 48 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 16 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$27,765
Student Population996
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs48 graduate programs
(16 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at South College is $27,765 in average for the academic year 2021-2022.
South College offers the alternative tuition plans.
South College offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)16 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of South College is $27,765. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.78% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$23,737$375
2018-2019$25,850$375
2019-2020$27,025$525
2020-2021$27,025$525
2021-2022$26,880$885
The graduate school tuition & fees of South is expensive compared to private graduate schools in Tennessee. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Tennessee graduate tuition is $21,780 (public) / $19,072 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
South College$27,765
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Tennessee Graduate Schools$16,508$19,291
Public$11,363$21,780
Private$19,072
For academic year 2021-2022, the off-campus living costs are $20,730. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.24% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$13,113$3,609
2018-2019$13,527$3,609
2019-2020$14,787$3,753
2020-2021$16,056$4,023
2021-2022$16,056$4,674

Graduate Programs at South

South College offers 17 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 310 students have completed their study at South College.
Offered Degrees at South College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree139146
Doctor's degree - other20164
Post Bachelor's Degree220
Total1711310
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at South College by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration program with 2 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Physician Assistant program with 83 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 88 completers.
South College offers 17 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 310 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 146 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 164 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Information Technology2-
Education [+] (1 completers) 12 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction6-
Elementary Education and Teaching6-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration4-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Public Administration1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 119 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management5-
Physician Assistant83-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse2-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing29-
Business [+] 8 completers-
Project Management0-
Organizational Leadership7-
Accounting and Business/Management1-
Finance0-
Total146
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 164 completers-
Pharmacy80-
Physical Therapy/Therapist84-
Total164
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Public Administration0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at South

For academic year 2021-2022, total 996 students enrolled into South College graduate schools where it has total 5,171 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 861 full-time and 135 part-time graduate students. By gender, 342 male and 654 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total996342654
Full-time861302559
Part-tme1354095
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 768 White (77.11%), 83 Black/African American (8.33%), 39 Hispanic (3.92%), 77 Asian (7.73%), and 29 students with other races. 8 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total996342654
American Indian/Native American514
Asian773245
Black/African American831964
Hispanic391524
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White768267501
Two More826
Un-Known514
Non-resident Alien844
South College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 58 graduate students (5.82% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 245 graduate students (24.60% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total996
Enrolled Online Exclusively58
Enrolled Some Online Courses245
Not in Online Courses693

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