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Southern Adventist University
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  • 4 Year
  • COLLEGEDALE, TN

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Southern Adventist is an above-average private, Christian university located in Collegedale, Tennessee in the Chattanooga Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,103 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Southern Adventist acceptance rate is 74%. Popular majors include Nursing, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Biology. Graduating 53% of students, Southern Adventist alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,100.

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4881 TAYLOR CIR
COLLEGEDALE, TN 37315
About Southern Adventist...
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Athletic Conference
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Southern Adventist University Rankings

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Southern Adventist Admissions

Acceptance Rate
74%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1250
ACT Range
19-27
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$24,491 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,992 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 45 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 56 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 56 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    36%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,103 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
281
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Friendly
    42%
  • Compassionate
    19%
  • Unique
    19%
  • Religious
    13%
  • Cliquish
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
90%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 51 responses
Poll
57%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 70 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Adventist
    66%
  • Close-knit and supportive
    11%
  • Diverse
    11%
  • Diverse and united
    9%
  • Fast-paced
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 28 responses

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