South University, West Palm Beach

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

South University’s West Palm Beach campus is located in Royal Palm Beach, Florida in the beautiful University Centre facility. The campus is centrally located and is fully equipped with spacious classrooms, a student library, seminar rooms, lecture halls, and labs. Associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the areas of nursing, healthcare, business and legal studies are offered at South University-West Palm Beach campus.

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, West Palm Beach, Florida program information, see here.

South University, West Palm Beach Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (561) 273-6500
Website: www.southuniversity.edu/west-palm-beach#location=West%20Palm%20Beach,%20FL
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online: https://www.southuniversity.edu/request-information
Address: 9801 Belvedere Road, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 623
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 29%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 346 (56% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* 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: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,334

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

South University, West Palm Beach Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at South University, West Palm Beach.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 233
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Psychology 1
Grand total 385

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at South University, West Palm Beach 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 2019-2020
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 2019-2020
In-state $15,819
Out-of-state $15,819

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 6 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 6 100% $10,334
Student loan aid 4 67% $8,500

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 475 85% $6,364
Federal student loans 392 71% $10,081

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for South University, West Palm Beach. 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, West Palm Beach students.

Admissions Considerations

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

South University, West Palm Beach Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 623
Undergraduate enrollment 511
Graduate enrollment 112

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, West Palm Beach Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • 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

*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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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