Sullivan University

  • Sullivan University is a private institution of higher learning dedicated to providing educational enrichment opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of its students. The institution offers career-focused curricula with increasing rigor from the certificate through diploma, associate, bachelor`s, master`s and doctoral degree levels. Throughout those curricula, the university seeks to promote the development of critical thinking, effective verbal and written communication, computer literacy, and teamwork as well as an appreciation for life-long learning, cultural diversity and the expression of professionalism in all activities. At the graduate level, the university also seeks to promote a culture of research.

School Highlights

Sullivan University serves 3,318 students (2% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.

Top Placements

Sullivan University places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kentucky for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 350 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
Sullivan University(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty350 staff111 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Sullivan University has grown by 953% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The Sullivan University diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,318 students2,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:125:1
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# Full-Time Students62 students1,066 students
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# Part-Time Students38 students1,855 students
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# Undergraduate Students2,624 students1,120 students
# Graduate Students1,033 students161 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-337
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
-
4%
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% Black
17%
9%
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% White
59%
77%
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% Two or more races
8%
3%
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% Unknown races
13%
3%
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Diversity Score0.600.39
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,300$29,400
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $12,870 is less than the state average of $14,380. The private state tuition has declined by 26% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,870$14,380
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,395$11,458
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,570$6,030
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, http://pages.sullivan.edu/programsuccess/

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