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South University–Savannah Online

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Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
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Overview
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Tuition & Fees

$13,354

Average Salary in 10 Years

$40,200
Note: 10 years after enrolling at South University–Savannah Online

South University–Savannah Online is located in Savannah, Georgia. It is a mid-size private for-profit school part of the Education Management Corporation system and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 4,056 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, and Psychology. 3% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $32,500.

About
🗺 709 Mall Boulevard
Savannah, Georgia 31406
🌐 www.southuniversity.edu/online#location=online%20programs
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

3%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

3%

Women Graduation Rate

3%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Can you afford to attend South University–Savannah Online?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$24,202
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$13,354
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$13,354
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$13,354
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$25,000
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$266
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of South University–Savannah Online would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

South University–Savannah Online Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

84%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

56%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at South University–Savannah Online you can visit www.southuniversity.edu/admissions/financial-aid.

South University–Savannah Online Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $13,354
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $13,354
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from South University–Savannah Online?

South University–Savannah Online students, on average, make $40,200 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 5% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from South University–Savannah Online

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at South University–Savannah Online. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

5.5%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at South University–Savannah Online.

Median Earnings of Students from South University–Savannah Online

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at South University–Savannah Online.

Male Students: Average Earnings from South University–Savannah Online

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at South University–Savannah Online.

Female Students: Average Earnings from South University–Savannah Online

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at South University–Savannah Online.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at South University–Savannah Online

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at South University–Savannah Online.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend South University–Savannah Online? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

3.0x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at South University–Savannah Online. Salary is for the number of years after you start at South University–Savannah Online. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

2.5x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at South University–Savannah Online. Salary is for the number of years after you start at South University–Savannah Online. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

16
students per faculty
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at South University–Savannah Online?

Yes
Highest degree: Doctor's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

54%

Undergrads

4,056

Total Students

7,575
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

10%

Students over 25

80%
Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

79%
of undergraduates

Men

21%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

More Women

South University–Savannah Online has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 27 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 376 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at South University–Savannah Online

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at South University–Savannah Online study?

South University–Savannah Online Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at South University–Savannah Online are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  3. Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  4. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  5. Psychology
Approximately 98% of students choose to study one of these majors.
Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at South University–Savannah Online?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

30%

Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate

23%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

South University–Savannah Online has a retention rate of 30% for full-time undergrads, which is low.

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Undergraduate Transfers

392
10% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

South University–Savannah Online has around 392 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 10% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see South University–Savannah Online as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Politics in Georgia
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Georgia tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 45% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 50% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.