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South University is a private institution. It has a city setting and the campus size is 5 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. South University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $15,910 (2011-12).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educa-tional opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of a diverse student population.
A broad-based core curriculum is offered, promoting critical thinking, effec-tive verbal and written communication, and skills for life-long learning. Additionally, the university focuses on developing the requisites to pursue and appreciate knowledge. South University's approach to higher education and the resulting varied academic experiences provide students with the intellectual acumen and pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal and professional fulfillment. South University attempts to provide a comprehensive education that instills within its students a philosophy that values not only learning and professionalism but also contribution and commitment to the advancement of community.
When applying to South University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 30. The application fee at South University is $50. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 75.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||75.0% 4|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||September 30|
The student-faculty ratio at South University is 16:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 46.0 percent.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
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Campus Info & Services
South University offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at South University, 98 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at South University.
|Students who have cars on campus||98%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$15,910 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$7,230 (2011-12)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data