Southern Adventist University Rankings

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In the World#2906 of 14178
In North America#876 of 2629
In the United States#807 of 2528
In Tennessee#18 of 58
In Collegedale#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Seventh Day Adventist
Acceptance rate
93%
Avg. cost to attend
$23,623 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
2,448
Graduates
386
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Southern Adventist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

799 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

119 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Southern Adventist University 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

White1264 (45%)
Hispanic642 (23%)
Asian302 (11%)
Black or African American252 (9%)
Two or more races186 (7%)
Nonresident Alien167 (6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander20 (0.7%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,623/year
Average aid awarded
$11,367
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$19,346
$30-48K$19,618
$48-75K$21,725
$75-110K$25,742
$110K+$28,550

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$21,650$11,700
Tuition in-state$21,650$11,700
Tuition out-of-state$21,650$11,700
Fee in-district$870
Fee in-state$870
Fee out-of-state$870

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,600
Combined charge for room and board$8,040
Room charge$4,640
Meal charge$3,400

Southern Adventist University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse123101
Social Work2633
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing39
Biomedical Sciences, General28
Business Administration and Management, General27
Kinesiology and Exercise Science27
Elementary Education and Teaching19
Biology & Biological Sciences, General19
Clinical Psychology99
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General16
Accounting554
Finance, General131
Theology & Theological Studies14
Chemistry, General12
Graphic Design12
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision11
Marketing & Marketing Management, General92
English Language and Literature, General11
Computer Science10
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse & Nursing91
Religion & Religious Studies10
Cinematography and Film & Video Production10
International & Global Studies8
School Psychology8
Health & Health Care Administration & Management34
Mathematics, General7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other7
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies7
Culinary Arts & Chef Training6
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist6
History, General6
Biochemistry6
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth6
Physical Therapy & Therapist5
Psychology, General5
International Business & Trade & Commerce5
Music, General5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5
Nursing Administration5
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist4
Religious Education4
Industrial and Organizational Psychology4
Family Systems4
Critical Care Nursing4
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies3
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Public Relations & Image Management3
Archeology3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other3
Management Science3
Italian Language and Literature3
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other3
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing3
Building & Property Maintenance2
Art Therapy & Therapist2
Music Performance, General2
Broadcast Journalism2
Photography2
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other2
Journalism, Other2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other2
Music Teacher Education2
Management Information Systems, General2
Public & Applied History2
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General1
Occupational Therapy & Therapist1
Commercial and Advertising Art1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
American Literature (United States1
Education, Other1
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General1
Physics, General1
Physiological Psychology & Psychobiology1
Journalism1
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other1
Political Science and Government, General1
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology1
Biophysics1
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other1
Grand Total1564941516
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%50%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
173
Citations
931

Publication count by topic

Psychology
30
Medicine
21
Computer science
18
Chemistry
14
Sociology
13
Biology
12
Physics
11
Political science
11
Engineering
10
Business
6
History
6
Art
5
Mathematics
5
Philosophy
4
Geology
2
Materials science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History25356
Political science313934
Engineering3441174
Physics415033
Business422734
Geology42385
Biology4386277
Computer science4673108
Medicine4798114
Psychology484761
Sociology50354
Mathematics522320
Chemistry535045
Materials science541510

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200052
200168
200217
2003219
2004517
20051426
2006539
2007536
2008556
2009855
2010757
2011567
2012858
20131356
20142172
20151572
2016759
2017862
2018750
2019946
2020961

General info

Founded1892
WikipediaSouthern Adventist University
MottoPower for Mind and Soul
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff476
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address4881 Taylor Cir
Collegedale, Tennessee, 37315-0370
United States
City population11,000
Phone4232362000
Fax+1 (423) 236 1800

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