South University has provided professional and personal growth opportunities to students since 1899. The school's goal, according to its website, is to provide educational opportunities to students who are eager for growth and invested in learning. Educational programs can be completed at any of the school's campuses, located across nine states, but also through its online learning platform. Programs include business administration, criminal justice and legal systems, physical therapy assisting, public relations, physician assisting, and more.
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At South University, faculty members are interested in setting high academic standards for their students, and also helping to shape their character, according to the school website. The approach they take to instruction may be best emphasized by the school's overarching philosophy: that life-long learning is important to continued personal growth, which often includes community involvement and engagement in volunteerism.
To make you feel comfortable on campus, you are welcomed with an orientation, no matter where you enroll for your education, according to the web site. During this orientation, you'll learn about many of the opportunities available on campus, as well as finalize your schedule, buy your course materials and have a photo taken for you school ID. Each campus has its own bookstore, where you can purchase required books and school materials, as well as buy school apparel. An online store also provides a variety of materials available to buy. When you are ready for graduation, you can receive support from the school's Career Service Department, which can guide you in various steps from crafting your resume to practicing for interviews.
South University is Non-profit.
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.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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