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Southern Adventist University is a liberal arts university located in Collegedale, Tennessee, United States. It was established in the year 1892. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. Southern Adventist University's Student Enrolment has an impressive number of international students.

Southern Adventist University participate in a wide variety of intramural sports. The sports teams compete in sports such as basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, and softball. The university operates a student-run radio station known as WSMC-FM. The campus hosts several clubs and organizations based on the varied interests of the students. There are special clubs that assist foreign students with admission into the university.

Profile of Southern Adventist University

Southern Adventist University is located in Collegedale, TN (a large suburb). The school is a Seventh Day Adventists school. Southern Adventist University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

Southern Adventist University has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Southern Adventist University is known for its programs in photography and commercial art and nursing and emergency medicine.

Southern Adventist University Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 460. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 438 and 560.

Student Enrolment

The school had 2, 640 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life

Southern Adventist University has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

Southern Adventist University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine171registered nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing administration
Business and Management66business management, accounting, entrepreneurship, banking, marketing, management science, international business, sales and marketing, . . .
Education and Teaching36elementary school teaching, teacher education, teacher ed, physical education teaching, health occupations teaching, special ed, curriculum and instruction, educational administration
Religion and Philosophy32theology, religion, religious education, pastoral Counselling and ministries, theological and ministerial studies, missionary studies
Therapy and Counselling31psychology, physical therapy, school psychology, Counselling psychology, community psychology, art therapy
Science30biology, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, biophysics
Photography and Commercial Art26cinematography, commercial art
Liberal Arts25English, history, liberal arts and sciences, Spanish language, French language, foreign language and literature, minority and gender studies, interdisciplinary studies
Media23public relations and advertising, broadcast journalism, advertising, journalism, journalism courses, mass communication, communications tech
Family and Social Work20social work, family systems
Computer Science and Engineering12computer support, computer science
Medical Support and Technology10clinical lab tech, dental hygienist, speech pathology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9exercise science, sports and fitness management, recreation and leisure studies, occupational therapy
Music7music, music theory and composition, music performance
Medical administration7health care administration
Art Studies2art studies
Engineering2engineering, archeology
Mechanics and Repair1automobile mechanics

Contact: Southern Adventist University

Southern Adventist University

4881 Taylor Cir

Collegedale, TN 37315-0370

General Phone: (423) 236-2000


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