South University - Savannah Online: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#3616 of 14,131 In the World
#1044 of 2,597 In North America
#974 of 2,496 In the United States
#27 of 63 In Georgia
#3 of 4 In Savannah
#919 of 1,236 For Polymer science and Plastics engineering
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Quick Review

Avg. cost to attend
$21,860 /y
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
3,307
Graduates
2,098
Male:Female Ratio
19:81
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Acceptance rate
73%*

* South University - Savannah Online is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

South University - Savannah Online Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

5,405 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

South University - Savannah Online 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

Black or African American 2193 (41%)
White 2008 (37%)
Hispanic 741 (14%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 202 (4%)
Asian 87 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 66 (1%)
Two or more races 33 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 18 (0.3%)
Nonresident Alien 10 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,860/year
Average aid awarded
$5,852
Students receiving aid
94%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $21,918
$30-48K $23,859
$48-75K $23,212
$75-110K $24,101
$110K+ $27,750

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $13,500$13,800
Tuition in-state $13,500$13,800
Tuition out-of-state $13,500$13,800
Fee in-district $94$720
Fee in-state $94$720
Fee out-of-state $94$720

South University - Savannah Online Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 831
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 167
Business Administration and Management, General 94 59 5
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 67 78
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing 95
Nursing Practice 8 58
Medical Administrative & Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 54
Psychology, General 52
Public Health, General 37 15
Information Science & Studies 40 8
Nursing Administration 40
Criminal Justice & Police Science 37
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 23
Nursing Education 23
Divinity & Ministry 22
Health and Wellness, General 22
Organizational Leadership 19
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 16
Accounting 5 9
Public Administration 9
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 4 4
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 4
Grand Total 58 529 1,233 85
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 3% 2% 4%
  • Full-time retention rate - 26%
  • Part-time retention rate - 23%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,854
Citations
28,855

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
701 / 15,003
Engineering
456 / 6,291
Chemistry
401 / 7,428
Biology
372 / 11,040
Physics
273 / 5,317
Materials Science
227 / 4,816
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
182 / 4,766
Computer Science
167 / 1,365
Oncology and Cancer research
125 / 3,691
Business
102 / 287
Psychology
97 / 1,730
Environmental Science
86 / 979
Surgery
85 / 1,719
Chemical Engineering
68 / 1,535
Demography
66 / 4,316
Health Science
64 / 1,065
Mathematics
46 / 219
Economics
43 / 74
Nanotechnology
42 / 1,518
Pathology
42 / 752
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
41 / 1,341
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
41 / 284
Pharmacy
38 / 108
Immunology
38 / 1,718
Cardiology
37 / 623
Molecular Biology
36 / 291
Critical Care Nursing
36 / 569
Anesthesiology
36 / 596
Automation and Control engineering
35 / 126
Physical Therapy
34 / 861
Organic Chemistry
30 / 139
Public Health
28 / 1,873
Metallurgical Engineering
28 / 85
Healthcare Management (MHA)
27 / 411
Art & Design
27 / 141
Sociology
27 / 20
Law
27 / 0
Pharmacology
27 / 270
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
26 / 43
Geology
25 / 200

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 18
1992 3 38
1993 3 37
1994 6 39
1995 5 50
1996 8 86
1997 9 130
1998 5 128
1999 3 119
2000 6 133
2001 23 125
2002 18 168
2003 45 217
2004 64 241
2005 70 305
2006 106 370
2007 122 490
2008 126 538
2009 118 656
2010 138 677
2011 111 861
2012 130 1292
2013 133 1719
2014 132 2346
2015 126 2781
2016 127 3196
2017 108 3502
2018 114 3478
2019 109 4016
2020 152 5003
2021 155 5957

General info

Founded 1899
Academic Calendar October - December; January - March; April - June; June - September
Total FTE staff 560
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 709 Mall Blvd
Savannah, Georgia, 31406
United States
City population 146,000
Phone 8884443404

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