South University opens its doors as Draughon's Practical Business College in Savannah
Draughon's becomes South West Palm Beach, FL campus opens
South College begins offering four-year degrees
Montgomery, Alabama campus opens
South College begins offering master's degrees and becomes South University
Columbia, SC campus opens South University begins offering doctoral degrees
South University introduces its online classroom
Tampa, FL campus opens
Richmond and Virginia Beach campuses open
Novi, MI campus opens
Austin, TX campus opens
Cleveland, OH and High Point, NC campuses open
Doctor of Nursing Practice launches and The College of Theology created
South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.
South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of a diverse student population.
To achieve this purpose, the institution offers focused and balanced curricula at the associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. A broad-based core curriculum is offered, promoting critical thinking, effective verbal and written communication, and skills for life-long learning. Additionally, the University focuses on developing the requisites to pursue and appreciate knowledge.
South University’s approach to higher education and the resulting varied academic experiences provide students with the intellectual acumen and pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal and professional fulfillment.
South University attempts to provide a comprehensive education that instills within its students a philosophy that values not only learning and professionalism, but also contribution and commitment to the advancement of community.
Believing that qualified individuals should have the privilege of formal academic training, South University welcomes those who seek educational challenges. To this end, the University provides a learning environment, both on campus and online, that helps students identify goals and the means to achieve them. With this philosophy in mind, students learn by interacting with a community of faculty, staff, and administration dedicated to South University’s academic purpose.
At South University, we prepare you with all the information that lets you make an informed decision about your education.
South University faculty are instrumental in preparing their students to not just succeed but to excel.Daniel Mesaros 2008, Master of Medical Science