South University, Savannah

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South University is a private non-profit university. In addition to multiple campus locations across the nation, including one in Savannah, Georgia, South University offers a virtual distance learning format that allows students to earn their degree entirely online from anywhere in the world.

South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.

To see more specifics about South University, Savannah, Georgia program information, see here.

South University, Savannah Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (912) 201-8000
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 709 Mall Blvd, Savannah, GA 31406
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 996
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 13%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 699 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $17,014
Out-of-state Tuition: $17,014
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,392

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

South University, Savannah Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at South University, Savannah.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 121
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 2237
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 111
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Grand total 2410111

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at South University, Savannah and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $17,014
Out-of-state $17,014
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $16,839
Out-of-state $16,839

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 13 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 13 93% $7,392
Student loan aid 7 50% $8,119

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 449 90% $5,614
Federal student loans 277 56% $9,628

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for South University, Savannah. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled South University, Savannah students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

South University, Savannah Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 996
Undergraduate enrollment 363
Graduate enrollment 633

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

South University, Savannah Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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