Southern Adventist University Graduate Schools

Southern Adventist University (referred to as Southern Adventist) is a Private, 4 years school located in Collegedale, TN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Southern Adventist University is $11,880 in average. The school has 346 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,730 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Southern Adventist University (referred to as Southern Adventist) is a Private, 4 years school located in Collegedale, TN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium 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 (1/1/1950 - Current).
Southern Adventist Directory Information
School NameSouthern Adventist University (Southern Adventist)
Address4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, TN 37315-0370
Phone423-236-2000
Webhttps://www.southern.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.southern.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.southern.edu/undergrad/finances/financial-assistance.html
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Southern Adventist University is $11,880 in average. The school has 346 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,730 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 189 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,880
Student Population346
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs189 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Southern Adventist University is $11,880 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $660.
Southern Adventist University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Southern Adventist University 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, 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 & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
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 Southern Adventist University is $11,880. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.54% 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$11,250-
2018-2019$11,430-
2019-2020$11,700-
2020-2021$11,700-
2021-2022$11,880-
The graduate school tuition & fees of Southern Adventist is inexpensive 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
Southern Adventist University$11,880
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 living costs are $12,490 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Southern Adventist University. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.56% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,800. Off-campus living costs are increased by 0.39% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$6,750$4,150$8,300$4,150
2018-2019$7,740$4,200$8,400$4,200
2019-2020$7,640$4,250$8,450$4,250
2020-2021$8,170$4,250$8,500$4,250
2021-2022$8,240$4,250$8,550$4,250
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $660 at Southern Adventist University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.54% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$625
2018-2019$635
2019-2020$650
2020-2021$650
2021-2022$660

Graduate Programs at Southern Adventist

Southern Adventist University offers 41 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, 160 students have completed their study at Southern Adventist University.
Offered Degrees at Southern Adventist University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree310145
Doctor's degree - other508
Post Master's Degree507
Total410160
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Southern Adventist University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing program with 5 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 40 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Nursing Administration program with 6 completers.
Southern Adventist University offers 41 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 160 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 145 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 7 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Computer Science2-
Education [+] 19 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision4-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels6-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)9-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 16 completers-
International/Global Studies16-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Religion/Religious Studies0-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 1 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology0-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)1-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Clinical Psychology7-
School Psychology7-
Human Services [+] 40 completers-
Social Work40-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 42 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management4-
Health Services Administration1-
Nursing Administration0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing24-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing7-
Critical Care Nursing6-
Business [+] 11 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)0-
Accounting0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies8-
Finance0-
Banking and Financial Support Services0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
Marketing/Marketing Management1-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)2-
Total145
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Health Services Administration1-
Nursing Administration2-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing3-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing1-
Total8
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing5-
Critical Care Nursing2-
Total7

Graduate Student Population at Southern Adventist

For academic year 2021-2022, total 346 students enrolled into Southern Adventist University graduate schools where it has total 2,730 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 139 full-time and 207 part-time graduate students. By gender, 86 male and 260 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
Total34686260
Full-time13930109
Part-tme20756151
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 225 White (65.03%), 40 Black/African American (11.56%), 46 Hispanic (13.29%), 9 Asian (2.60%), and 26 students with other races. 13 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total34686260
American Indian/Native American101
Asian909
Black/African American40733
Hispanic461234
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White22559166
Two More1239
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien1358
Southern Adventist University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 58 graduate students (16.76% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 187 graduate students (54.05% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total346
Enrolled Online Exclusively58
Enrolled Some Online Courses187
Not in Online Courses101
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Southern Adventist University. 43 students are aged 20 to 24 (12.43% of total students), 53 students are aged above 50 (15.32%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Southern Adventist University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total34686260
Age 20-21101
Age 22-24421230
Age 25-29802456
Age 30-34601446
Age 35-3935530
Age 40-49752253
Age 50-6449841
Over 64413

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