South University - Savannah Online: Statistics

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#3682 of 14,131 In the World
#1050 of 2,597 In North America
#981 of 2,496 In the United States
#26 of 63 In Georgia
#3 of 4 In Savannah
#364 of 1,044 For Social Work
Top50% For 40 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$23,013 /y
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
4,751
Graduates
1,973
Male:Female Ratio
20:80
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

South University - Savannah Online Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

South University - Savannah Online has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

6,724 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 demographics by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 2549 (38%)
White 2517 (38%)
Hispanic 1085 (16%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 179 (3%)
Two or more races 142 (2%)
Asian 87 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 72 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 18 (0.3%)
Nonresident Alien 9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend South University - Savannah Online is $23,013 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$23,013/year
Average aid awarded
$5,213
Students receiving aid
92%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $22,918
$30-48K $24,401
$48-75K $25,336
$75-110K $27,165
$110K+ $27,750

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $14,400$15,000
Tuition in-state $14,400$15,000
Tuition out-of-state $14,400$15,000
Fee in-district $94$720
Fee in-state $94$720
Fee out-of-state $94$720

South University - Savannah Online majors

South University - Savannah Online has granted 517 bachelor's degrees across 11 programs, 803 master's across 14 programs, and 71 doctorate degrees across 3 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at South University - Savannah Online.

Major Associate Bachelor Master Doctoral
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 430
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 189
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 52 88
Business Administration and Management, General 73 39 4
Psychology, General 88
Public Health, General 31 39
Medical Administrative & Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 63
Nursing Practice 16 45
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing 60
Criminal Justice & Police Science 39
Nursing Administration 34
Information Science & Studies 27 5
Divinity & Ministry 22
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 22
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 16 6
Organizational Leadership 19
Public Administration 17
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 15
Nursing Education 14
Accounting 3 5
Health and Wellness, General 8
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 1
Grand Total 79 517 803 71

South University - Savannah Online has a graduation rate of 5%, which is among the 1% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 5% 3% 6%
  • Full-time retention rate - 40%
  • Part-time retention rate - 21%

Publications & Citations

South University - Savannah Online has published 1,831 scientific papers with 50,931 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Medicine, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Environmental Science, Psychology, and Genetics.

Publications
1,831
Citations
50,931

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
1,054 / 35,856
Medicine
999 / 31,043
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
864 / 25,152
Chemistry
793 / 25,296
Computer Science
778 / 21,857
Engineering
727 / 19,027
Physics
684 / 19,479
Environmental Science
678 / 19,628
Psychology
592 / 17,424
Genetics
476 / 19,980
Biochemistry
454 / 17,394
Political Science
446 / 9,381
Quantum and Particle physics
430 / 11,143
Law
417 / 9,147
Philosophy
407 / 12,163
Sociology
402 / 16,057
Geography and Cartography
366 / 9,452
Pathology
361 / 13,207
Geology
354 / 11,699
Mathematics
348 / 9,983
Organic Chemistry
342 / 8,445
Psychiatry
322 / 9,228
Business
308 / 4,252
Ecology
297 / 9,916
Economics
284 / 5,604
Statistics
269 / 8,013
Materials Science
266 / 6,211
History
247 / 6,180
Paleontology
231 / 7,284
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
228 / 8,223
Archaeology
224 / 5,793
Surgery
211 / 3,984
Neuroscience
208 / 7,688
Linguistics
202 / 7,192
Optical Engineering
193 / 5,684
Nursing
191 / 2,696
Public Health
188 / 10,012
Immunology
180 / 7,130
Computer Vision
167 / 5,913
Social Psychology
166 / 6,930

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 18
1991 7 27
1992 6 35
1993 9 35
1994 9 46
1995 4 60
1996 12 92
1997 14 101
1998 19 152
1999 12 159
2000 17 199
2001 21 245
2002 22 401
2003 23 312
2004 54 457
2005 81 598
2006 80 683
2007 69 1103
2008 95 1398
2009 82 1677
2010 71 1767
2011 92 1864
2012 94 2243
2013 80 2399
2014 81 2650
2015 86 2821
2016 83 2903
2017 81 3119
2018 88 3176
2019 97 3973
2020 97 4482
2021 119 5226
2022 65 4292
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General info

Founded 1899
Academic calendar October - December; January - March; April - June; June - September
Total FTE staff 527
Carnegie classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and contacts

Address 709 Mall Blvd
Savannah, Georgia, 31406
United States
City population 148,000
Phone 8884443404

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