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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
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  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 2,085 undergraduate students. The Southern Adventist acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Nursing, Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine, and Business. Graduating 55% of students, Southern Adventist alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,100.

About

4881 TAYLOR CIR
COLLEGEDALE, TN 37315
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
No data available  

Southern Adventist University Rankings

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Southern Adventist Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1180
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$23,623 / 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
$11,367 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
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. 55 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 55 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    22%
  • On Campus
    75%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,085 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
363
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Friendly
    43%
  • Compassionate
    20%
  • Unique
    20%
  • Religious
    13%
  • Cliquish
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
90%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 50 responses
Poll
58%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 69 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Adventist
    65%
  • Close-knit and supportive
    12%
  • Diverse
    12%
  • Diverse and united
    9%
  • Fast-paced
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
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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