South University Online Review

South University is an older institution, established in 1899. It has seven campus locations and offers full programs online as well. However, these programs are limited in comparison. While obtaining an online degree from South University, students will receive the same instruction and assignments as those attending a brick and mortar campus.


South University has an array of Bachelors and Masters degree online, as well as a few selected Associates Degrees. In Masters degrees they offer: Business Administration (MBA), Criminal Justice, Healthcare Administration, Information Systems and Technology, Leadership, Nursing, and Public Administration. In Bachelors degree they offer the following programs: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Healthcare Management, Information Technology, Psychology, Health Science, and Nursing (RN to BSN). The Associates degrees they offer are Accounting, Business Administration, Health Science and Information Technology. They also offer an Associate in Paralegal, however this is only partially online and does require some campus attendance.

South University Online ACCREDITATION

South University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Associated of Colleges and Schools.


For a Bachelor Degree in Nursing, the cost is $352 per credit hour. For the rest of the Bachelor programs the cost is $361 per credit hour. For Masters degree the price depends on what program you choose. Nursing will cost $364 – $373 per credit hour depending on whether you choose the RN to MSN Degree or not. A Business Administration in Healthcare, Business Administration, Information Systems and Technology, Leadership, and Public Administration will cost $503 per credit hour. The Criminal Justice program will cost $476 per credit hour. Financial aid is available through information collected after completion of the FASFA. STUDENT SATISFACTION AND COMPLAINTS Most students talk highly of South University. They comment on how knowledge professors are, as well as how helpful and encouraging the staff is. A few complaints against the university was the speed at which classes go, however South University is a fast paced online college. There has also been a few complaints on tuition and how a few students felt overcharged. Though all in all students seem to have a very positive outlook on this school. Overall students ranked it as a grade of 'B-'. South University offers many programs and is relatively inexpensive when compared to other schools. If this seems like the option for you.

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