South College

Knoxville, TN

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,580
Graduate Enrollment: 1,198
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 22% / 78% (2017)

First generation college students: 47.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 24.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.0% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 49.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 22.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 10.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 5.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 54.6%
Black: 31.6%
Hispanic: 2.4%
Asian: 1.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.7%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.4%
2+ races: 3.8%
Non-resident alien: 3.3%
Unknown race: 1.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $28,674
In-State tuition: $17,335
Out-of-State tuition: $17,335

Estimated books and supplies: $1,400 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $16,056 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $50,795 (2017)
Median Family Income: $22,715 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 56.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 64.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $18,668 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $198 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $15,243
$30k-48k $16,019
$48k-75k $16,360
$75k-110k $17,884
$110k+ $19,434

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 32%
6-year graduation rate: 38%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $18,668 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,334 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $9,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $9,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 47.6% (2015)
@3 year 53.8% (2017)
@5 year 61.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 20.5% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 22.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $41,530 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $44,810 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 3
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 14 $466
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 10 $15,833 $143
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 4 $48,198 ($4,017)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 12
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 5
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 1
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 2
Associate's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 4
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 2
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 6
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 7 $42,942 ($3,579)
Associate's Degree Teaching Assistants/Aides. 1
Bachelor's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 9
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 5
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 10
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 3 $40,966 ($3,414)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Criminal Justice and Corrections. 2
Master's Degree Public Administration. 3
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 20 $12,075 $101 $27,564 ($2,297)
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 77 $25,889 $206 $39,085 ($3,257) $36,349 ($3,029)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 7
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 66 $26,000 $211 $40,646 ($3,387) $46,268 ($3,856)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 30 $48,479 ($4,040)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 78 $1,817 $108,735 ($9,061) $122,171 ($10,181)
Associate's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 97 $24,487 $127
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 13
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 76 $99,451 ($8,288) $130,293 ($10,858)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 88 $68,788 ($5,732)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 87 $42,916 $309 $53,029 ($4,419) $59,435 ($4,953)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $71,541
Full time faculty: 35%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 20.0

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