South College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6453 of 14,131 In the World
#1761 of 2,597 In North America
#1675 of 2,496 In the United States
#36 of 56 In Tennessee
#3 of 4 In Knoxville

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$11,654 /y
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
4,175
Graduates
996
Male:Female Ratio
20:80
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.south.edu

South College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,489 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,511 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

South College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 3395 (66%)
Black or African American 1226 (24%)
Asian 185 (4%)
Hispanic 152 (3%)
Two or more races 79 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 74 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 28 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 8 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$11,654/year
Average aid awarded
$15,168
Students receiving aid
94%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,547
$30-48K $14,781
$48-75K $16,279
$75-110K $11,113
$110K+ $7,723

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $16,450$27,025
Tuition in-state $16,450$27,025
Tuition out-of-state $16,450$27,025
Fee in-district $525$525
Fee in-state $525$525
Fee out-of-state $525$525

South College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Technician 325 13
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 214 2
Physical Therapy & Therapist 84
Physician Assistant 83
Pharmacy 80
Physical Therapy Assistant 51 2
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 37 10
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 26 5
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 29
Occupational Therapist Assistant 26
Criminal Justice & Police Science 21
Business & Commerce, General 17
Medical & Clinical Assistant 14
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 10
Elementary Education and Teaching 3 6
Surgical Technology & Technologist 9
Teacher Assistant & Aide 9
Accounting and Business & Management 6 1
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 2 5
Organizational Leadership 7
Curriculum and Instruction 6
Information Technology 4 2
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 5
Legal Studies 5
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 4
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 4
Network and System Administration & Administrator 4
Business Administration and Management, General 2
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 2
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 1
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology & Technician 1
Nuclear Medical Technology & Technologist 1
Pharmacy Technician & Assistant 1
Public Administration 1
Grand Total 555 275 146 164
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 30% 35% 28%
  • Full-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
213
Citations
6,564

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
69 / 1,628
Biology
50 / 2,543
Chemistry
41 / 1,978
Environmental Science
39 / 1,150
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
23 / 456
Engineering
20 / 224
Health Science
16 / 220
Computer Science
16 / 747
Ecology
14 / 291
Business
14 / 34
Pharmacy
13 / 107
Biochemistry
12 / 1,061
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
11 / 229
Botany
11 / 414
Physics
11 / 114
Demography
10 / 317
Physical Therapy
9 / 179
Healthcare Management (MHA)
8 / 41
Geology
8 / 351
Critical Care Nursing
8 / 165
Nursing
8 / 188
Mathematics
7 / 40
Structural Engineering
7 / 144
Pharmacology
7 / 683
Surgery
7 / 195
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
6 / 75
Management
6 / 0
Public Health
6 / 41
Family medicine
6 / 37
Materials Science
5 / 46
Anesthesiology
5 / 20
Web Design and Development
5 / 710
Gerontology
4 / 130
Acoustical Engineering
4 / 50
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
4 / 32
Geography and Cartography
4 / 66
Sociology
4 / 12
Microbiology
4 / 166
Pathology
4 / 152
Paleontology
4 / 36

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 124
1992 4 112
1993 1 111
1994 4 105
1995 1 77
1996 1 99
1997 1 100
1998 3 109
1999 6 91
2000 1 109
2001 2 134
2002 3 121
2003 2 140
2004 4 139
2005 4 194
2006 11 229
2007 13 275
2008 8 264
2009 3 278
2010 4 227
2011 8 231
2012 14 235
2013 21 291
2014 12 306
2015 14 345
2016 12 377
2017 15 422
2018 5 342
2019 5 401
2020 10 425
2021 15 529

General info

Founded 1882
Academic Calendar Quarters
Total FTE staff 724
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 3904 Lonas Road
Knoxville, Tennessee, 37909-0000
United States
City population 191,000
Phone 8652511800

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