South University-Savannah

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,300
9.57% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,449
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.12%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
722
89.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
8.33%
1 Graduates

About

South University-Savannah is a higher education institution located in Chatham County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at South University-Savannah were Physician Assistant (69 degrees awarded), Family Practice Nurse (32 degrees), and Anesthesiologist Assistant (23 degrees).

In 2022, 279 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South University-Savannah. 72.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (168 degrees), 2.37 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (71 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at South University-Savannah is $15,300, which is $−8,696 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at South University-Savannah is $15,300, which is $−8,696 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,449.

In 2022, 87% of undergraduate students attending South University-Savannah received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,300
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at South University-Savannah was $15,300. The cost of tuition at South University-Savannah is $−8,696 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$21,449
2022 Value
8.73%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 South University-Savannah had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,449. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of South University-Savannah grew by 8.73%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,792
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at South University-Savannah was of $7,792 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 9.62% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at South University-Savannah received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.25% with respect to 2021, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.12%
2019 Default Rate
310
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at South University-Savannah was 3.12%, which represents 310 out of the 9951 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

South University-Savannah had a total enrollment of 722 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at South University-Savannah is 646 students and the part-time enrollment is 76. This means that 89.5% of students enrolled at South University-Savannah are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South University-Savannah, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.1% White, 30.2% Black or African American, 8.03% Hispanic or Latino, 5.82% Asian, 0.831% Two or More Races, 0.554% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.554% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at South University-Savannah in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (39.8%), followed by White Female (21.7%) and Black or African American Male (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46%), followed by Black or African American Female (15.7%) and White Male (13.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at South University-Savannah in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 722 students. The full-time enrollment at South University-Savannah is 646 and the part-time enrollment is 76. This means that 89.5% of students enrolled at South University-Savannah are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at South University-Savannah was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), South University-Savannah had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    369 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    218 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    58 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at South University-Savannah is 51.1% White, 30.2% Black or African American, 8.03% Hispanic or Latino, 5.82% Asian, 0.831% Two or More Races, 0.554% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.554% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 16 students (2.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 125 more women than men received degrees from South University-Savannah. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at South University-Savannah is white (168 degrees awarded). There were 2.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (71 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at South University-Savannah is Physician Assistant (69 degrees awarded), followed by Family Practice Nurse (32 degrees) and Anesthesiologist Assistant (23 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at South University-Savannah, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (235 degrees awarded), Protective Services (8 degrees), and Psychology (10 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at South University-Savannah are Registered nurses (1,542,383 people), Accountants & auditors (1,070,345 people), Other managers (867,312 people), Financial managers (522,889 people), and Chief executives & legislators (427,768 people).

The most specialized majors at South University-Savannah in 2022 are Health (235 degrees awarded), Protective Services (8 degrees), Psychology (10 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (3 degrees), and Business (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at South University-Savannah are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at South University-Savannah are Health (235 degrees awarded), Protective Services (8 degrees), Psychology (10 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (3 degrees), and Business (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at South University-Savannah are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,013,273 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,111,664 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (652,320 people), Computer Systems Design (588,331 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (585,607 people).

The most specialized majors at South University-Savannah are Health (235 degrees awarded), Protective Services (8 degrees), Psychology (10 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (3 degrees), and Business (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by South University-Savannah.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 69 degrees awarded
  2. 32 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at South University-Savannah was Physician Assistant with 69 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

77
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
202
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 77 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Savannah, which is 0.381 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (202).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Savannah in Pharmacy, which is 0.75 times less than the 24 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 52 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Savannah in Physician Assistant, which is 3.06 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
17%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 17% of students graduating from South University-Savannah completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 17% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (20%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at South University-Savannah is Female and Black or African American (20% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    168 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    71 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at South University-Savannah is white (168 degrees awarded). There were 2.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (71 degrees).

2.51% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    112 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    56 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at South University-Savannah is white female (112 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (56 degrees).

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Operations

South University-Savannah employs 20 Assistant professors, 3 Associate professors and 2 Instructors. Most academics at South University-Savannah are Male Assistant professor (11), Female Assistant professor (9), and Female Instructor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Savannah are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, Management, with 14 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$9.17M
2022 Salaries
6.13%
decline from 2021

In 2022, South University-Savannah paid a median of $9.17M in salaries, a 6.13% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.91M
Instructional Salaries
26
Number of Employees

In 2022, South University-Savannah paid a total of $2.91M to 26 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
20 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at South University-Savannah were Assistant professor with 20 employees, Associate professor with 3 employees, and Instructor with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Savannah were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees, Management with 14 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at South University-Savannah was Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Female Instructor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at South University-Savannah.

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