Southern Adventist University

country rank  883
world rank  2525

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Established in 1892, Southern Adventist University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Collegedale (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Southern Adventist University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Southern Adventist University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Southern Adventist University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1892
Motto Power for Mind and Soul

University Location

Address 4881 Taylor Circle
Collegedale
37315-0370 Tennessee
United States
Tel +1 (423) 236 2000
Fax +1 (423) 236 1800

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 370
Collegedale 37315-0370
(423) 236 2844
800 768 8437

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Special Focus: Two-Year Institution

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Southern Adventist University's Library
Southern Adventist University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 176,543 physical volumes, 7,457 physical media, 33,380 digital/electronic medium and 183 licensed digital/electronic databases. Southern Adventist University's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes
Southern Adventist University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,600 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1950


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Academic Structure

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