Southern Adventist University

country rank : 1065

world rank     : 3285

University Overview


Established in 1892, Southern Adventist University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Collegedale (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Southern Adventist University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Southern Adventist University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Southern Adventist University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


University Name(s)


Power for Mind and Soul

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int’l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions


Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Not reported

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 60-70%

Admission Office
PO Box 370
Collegedale 37315-0370
+1 (423) 236 2844
800 768 8437


Size and Profile


Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range

Control TypeControl Type

Entity TypeEntity Type


Facilities and Services 


LibraryUniversity Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation

Sport Facilities
Not reported

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)




  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)


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