South University-Columbia Graduate Schools

South University-Columbia is a Private, 4 years school located in Columbia, SC. 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 University-Columbia is $16,320 in average. The school has 214 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 732 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

South University-Columbia is a Private, 4 years school located in Columbia, SC. 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.
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 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at South University-Columbia is $16,320 in average. The school has 214 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 732 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 22 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$16,320
Student Population214
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs22 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at South University-Columbia is $16,320 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $650.
South University-Columbia offers the alternative tuition plans.
South University-Columbia offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, remedial services, 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)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial 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 University-Columbia is $16,320. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same 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$16,620$219
2018-2019$16,620$219
2019-2020$15,600$219
2020-2021$15,600$720
2021-2022$15,600$720
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 $19,204 and the South Carolina graduate tuition is $25,031 (public) / $13,492 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
South University-Columbia$16,320
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
South Carolina Graduate Schools$13,396$19,204
Public$13,033$25,031
Private$13,492
For academic year 2021-2022, the off-campus living costs are $14,574. Off-campus living costs are increased by 6.61% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$6,328$5,612
2018-2019$6,652$5,899
2019-2020$6,843$6,317
2020-2021$7,108$6,562
2021-2022$7,792$6,782
For academic year 2021-2022, 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.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$813
2018-2019$813
2019-2020$650
2020-2021$650
2021-2022$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, 117 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 Degree7093
Doctor's degree - other1020
Post Master's Degree104
Total90117
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 4 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Mental Health Counseling/Counselor program with 38 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 33 completers.
South University-Columbia offers 9 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 117 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 93 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 20 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 4 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 [+] 7 completers$35,000
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration7-
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
Public Administration5$39,000
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 56 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management15$43,100
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor25-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing16-
Business [+] 25 completers-
Business Administration and Management24$43,300
Organizational Leadership1-
Total93
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Pharmacy20-
Total20
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing4-
Total4

Graduate Student Population at South University-Columbia

For academic year 2021-2022, total 214 students enrolled into South University-Columbia graduate schools where it has total 732 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 170 full-time and 44 part-time graduate students. By gender, 48 male and 166 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
Total21448166
Full-time17037133
Part-tme441133
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 44 White (20.56%), 148 Black/African American (69.16%), 7 Hispanic (3.27%), 11 Asian (5.14%), and 4 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total21448166
American Indian/Native American000
Asian11011
Black/African American14831117
Hispanic743
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White441331
Two More101
Un-Known303
Non-resident Alien000
South University-Columbia offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 54 graduate students (25.23% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 19 graduate students (8.88% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total214
Enrolled Online Exclusively54
Enrolled Some Online Courses19
Not in Online Courses141

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