South University-Columbia Graduate School

South University-Columbia is a Private, 4 years school located in Columbia, SC.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of South University-Columbia is $16,440 in average. The school has 90 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 510 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

South University-Columbia is a Private, 4 years school located in Columbia, SC.
South University-Columbia Directory Information
School NameSouth University-Columbia
Address9 Science Court, Columbia, SC 29203
Phone803-799-9082
Webhttps://www.southuniversity.edu/columbia#location=Columbia,%20SC
Online Applicationhttps://www.southuniversity.edu/admissions/admission-info/applying
Financial Infohttps://www.southuniversity.edu/admissions/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of South University-Columbia is $16,440 in average. The school has 90 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 510 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 21 graduate programs through Master's and Post-Master Certificate. Among them, 15 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$16,440
Student Population90
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs21 graduate programs
(15 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at South University-Columbia is $16,440 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $650.
South University-Columbia offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$15,600
Required Fees$840
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$650
South University-Columbia 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)15 Online Programs Available
Special learning OpportunitiesNo Special Learning Available or Reported
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of South University-Columbia is $16,440. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.74% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$16,620$219
2019-2020$15,600$219
2020-2021$15,600$720
2021-2022$15,600$720
2022-2023$15,600$840
The graduate school tuition & fees of South University-Columbia is relatively expensive compared to private graduate schools in South Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the South Carolina graduate tuition is $25,676 (public) / $13,583 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
South University-Columbia$16,440
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
South Carolina Graduate Schools$13,429$19,210
Public$13,133$25,676
Private$13,583
For academic year 2022-2023, the off-campus living costs are $15,361. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.40% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$6,652$5,899
2019-2020$6,843$6,317
2020-2021$7,108$6,562
2021-2022$7,792$6,782
2022-2023$8,141$7,220
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $650 at South University-Columbia. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$813
2019-2020$650
2020-2021$650
2021-2022$650
2022-2023$650

Graduate Programs at South University-Columbia

South University-Columbia offers 9 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, 68 students have completed their study at South University-Columbia.
Offered Degrees at South University-Columbia
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7657
Doctor's degree - other109
Post Master's Degree112
Total9768
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at South University-Columbia by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 2 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Mental Health Counseling/Counselor program with 19 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 9 completers.
South University-Columbia offers 9 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 68 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 57 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 9 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 7 completers$35,000
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration7-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Public Administration4$39,000
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 40 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management9$43,100
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor19-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing12-
Business [+] 6 completers-
Business Administration and Management6$43,300
Organizational Leadership--
Total57
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Pharmacy9-
Total9
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Total2

Graduate Student Population at South University-Columbia

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 90 students enrolled into South University-Columbia graduate schools where it has total 510 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 73 full-time and 17 part-time graduate students. By gender, 19 male and 71 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
Total901971
Full-time731756
Part-tme17215
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 13 White (14.44%), 68 Black/African American (75.56%), 2 Hispanic (2.22%), 2 Asian (2.22%), and 5 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total901971
American Indian/Native American000
Asian202
Black/African American681454
Hispanic202
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White13310
Two More110
Un-Known413
Non-resident Alien000
South University-Columbia offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 29 graduate students (32.22% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 7 graduate students (7.78% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total90
Enrolled Online Exclusively29
Enrolled Some Online Courses7
Not in Online Courses54

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