South College

Tel: (865)251-1800
1,065 students
Private for-profit

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South College is a private, co-educational, non-sectarian academic institution dedicated to identifying and developing quality programs of study that promote the professional, intellectual, and personal growth of students. Accordingly, the institution offers diverse and well-balanced programs that encourage the development of independent learning and thinking at the baccalaureate, associate, and certificate levels.
School Highlights:
South College serves 1,065 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
South College is one of 3 community colleges within Knox County, TN.
The nearest community college is Fountainhead College Of Technology (7.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
South College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,065 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 43% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,065 students
1,287 students
South College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,065 students
832 students
South College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
South College sch enrollment South College sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 735 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 330 students 42 students
South College sch graduate South College sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
3%
2%
South College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
South College Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
5%
12%
South College Black (2006-2012)
% White
91%
66%
South College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
South College More (2007-2012)
South College sch ethnicity South College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.17 0.45
South College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,375 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,375 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,375 $5,845
South College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,375 $10,047
South College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

South College has been a part of the fabric of downtown Knoxville since 1882. Throughout its long history, South College has endeavored to provide challenging educational opportunities for students in business, allied health, and legal fields. The college has achieved a high level of success during peer reviews from institutional/programmatic accrediting agencies, federal and state agencies, and independent audits. Students and graduates consistently indicate a high level of satisfaction with their experiences at South College and their achievement of personal and professional goals. Each program of study is designed to require general education courses that broaden students' exposure to diverse perspectives, develop oral and written communication skills, and enhance critical thinking skills. The complementary nature of the general education courses and the major curriculum components of each program enables the development of educated, responsible professionals who have the skills necessary to meet their personal goals and the demands of the employment market. South College offers baccalaureate degree programs including Nursing, Elementary Education, Business Administration, Health Science, and Legal Studies. Current associate degree programs include Radiography, Physical Therapist Assistant, Paralegal Studies, Criminal Justice, Network Administration and Security, Business Administration, Accounting, Medical Assisting, and Office Technology. Medical Transcription, Legal Office Assistant, Professional Medical Coding, and Administrative Assistant are the certificate programs offered. South College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate and associate degrees.

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    Knoxville , TN , 37933
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    276 Patton Lane
    Harriman , TN , 37748
    (865)354-3000
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  • Morristown Walters State Community College
    Public
    500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
    Morristown , TN , 37813
    (423)585-2600
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For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,523 per year for in-state students and $13,669 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Remington College-Nashville Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.