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Sullivan University

Overview

Sullivan University is a private institution of higher learning dedicated to providing educational enrichment opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of its students. The institution offers career-focused curricula with increasing rigor from the certificate through diploma, associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree levels. Throughout those curricula, the university seeks to promote the development of critical thinking, effective verbal and written communication, computer literacy, and teamwork as well as an appreciation for life-long learning, cultural diversity and the expression of professionalism in all activities. At the graduate level, the university also seeks to promote a culture of research.

Points of Distinction

  • Broad program offerings
  • Online learning option
  • Lifetime employment assistance

Areas of Study

The university offers a long list of diploma and degree programs in areas such as business, culinary arts, education, information technology, legal, medical assisting, pharmacy, public safety, and travel. Depending on the course of study, students can earn a diploma, associate's, bachelor's or master's degree. In many programs, students step through each achievement level, gaining credentials (i.e. a diploma or degree) along the way. All programs are not available in all locations.

Sullivan University Admissions and Financial Aid

Entrance requirements for diploma and associate degree programs in a high school completion credential or GED equivalent plus a satisfactory score on the school's entrance exam. In lieu of the entrance exam, adequate ACT or SAT scores may be used, but they are otherwise not required. Applicants pursuing a bachelor's degree or a master's degree must possess additional qualifications. Some specializations require more specific credentials.

The school's employs a rolling admission system with no particular deadlines.

Needless to say, meeting the tuition payments is another requirement for attendance, but many students who enroll in the school are able to secure financial aid. Loans, grants, scholarships, veteran's benefits, work /study programs may be taken advantage of by students that qualify. The university's financial planning specialists can help students find the money they need and stay on track financially while attending the school.

Financial Aid is only available for those who qualify.

Faculty

Teachers at the university have the appropriate real-world experience, educational credentials and enthusiasm to pass the knowledge of their discipline to their students.

Student Body

There are several thousands students at Sullivan University and it is the largest private post-secondary institution in the state of Kentucky.

Student Life

The Louisville campus is set on a 9-acre campus. Student apartments with many amenities and with shuttle bus service to the academic campus are available. The school organizes extracurricular activities to add to complement the academic experience. On the main campus, students can take meals at a food-court style eating area. For students looking to dine upscale, there is a restaurant operated by the school's culinary arts students.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, http://pages.sullivan.edu/programsuccess/

Student Population - 3,462 (2,419 undergraduate)

Student-to-faculty ratio : 13 to 1

Financial Aid Information:

Type of Aid

Number receiving aid

Percent receiving aid

Total amount of aid received

Average aid received

Any student financial aid123799%--
Grant or scholarship aid23698%$2,127,318$9,014
Federal grants18678%$993,714$5,343
Pell grants18678%$943,614$5,073
Other federal grants13858%$50,100$363
State/local government grant or scholarships7029%$206,971$2,957
Institutional grants or scholarships19280%$926,633$4,826
Student loan aid20987%$1,563,682$7,482
Federal student loans20987%$1,479,478$7,079
Other student loans31%$84,204$28,068

All Undergraduate Students:

Type of Aid

Number receiving aid

Percent receiving aid

Total amount of aid received

Average aid received

Grant or scholarship aid11,80169%$10,054,097$5,583
Pell grants1,36252%$4,948,602$3,633
Federal student loans1,57260%$13,878,131$8,828

 

School Information: graduation rate - 50%

 

Tuition Information:

Detailed Expenses

2016-2017

Tuition and fees$19,740
Books and supplies$1,800

Living arrangement On Campus

Room and board$9,810
Other$4,374

Off Campus

Room and board$4,746
Other$5,051

Off Campus with Family

Other$6,542

Total Expenses

2016-2017

On Campus$35,724
Off Campus$31,337
Off Campus with Family$28,082

ALL PROGRAMS:

School of Accountancy

  • 100% online curriculum
  • Administrative Accounting Specialist Diploma
  • Associate of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Business Administration

  • 100% online curriculum
  • Business Administration Career Diploma
  • Conflict Management Career Diploma
  • Marketing Management Career Diploma
  • Associate of Science in Business Management
  • Associate of Science in Justice and Public Safety Administration
  • Associate of Science in Marketing and Sales Management
  • Associate of Science in Logistics and Transportation Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Health Care Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration Mangement
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership
  • Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Business Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Justice and Public Safety Administration

Information and Computer Technology

  • Cyber Security Administration Certificate
  • Cyber Security Professional Certificate
  • Executive Administrative Assistant Diploma
  • Information Technology Diploma
  • Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma
  • Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma
  • Network Support Administration and Security Certificate
  • System Support and Administration Certificate
  • Web Design and Application Development Certificate
  • Associate of Science in Administrative Office Management
  • Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology
  • Associate of Science in Information Technology
  • Associate of Science in Legal Office Management
  • Associate of Science in Medical Office Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

The Institute for Legal Studies

  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies
  • Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies

Department of Early Childhood Education

  • Professional Nanny Career Diploma
  • Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education

Graduate School

  • Conflict Management Graduate Certificate
  • Executive Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Public Mangement
  • Master of Science in Conflict Management
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security
  • Master of Science in Human Resource Leadership
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Science in Managing Information Technology
  • MBA MSMIT
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management

National Center for Hospitality Studies

  • Personal/Private Chef Career Diploma
  • Professional Baker Career Diploma
  • Professional Cook Career Diploma
  • Tourism Specialist Career Diploma
  • Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Associate of Science in Culinary Arts
  • Associate of Science in Event Management and Tourism
  • Associate of Science in Hotel and Restuarant Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

College of Nursing

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

College of Health Science

  • Medical Coding Career Diploma
  • Associate of Science in Health Information Management
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant

College of Pharmacy

  • Pharmacy Technician Diploma
  • Associate of Science in Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharm.D. + MBA
  • Pharm.D.

Accreditation:

Sullivan University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral 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 Sullivan University.

Mission Statement:

The Sullivan University faculty, staff and administration believe qualified individuals should have the opportunity to pursue formal academic training at the institution of their choice. As a SACSCOC accredited university in Kentucky, we welcome those students who seek such educational challenges. The university provides a student-centered learning environment that facilitates students’ identification of their life goals and the means to achieve those goals. The university promotes a culture of teaching excellence throughout the institution which is augmented by a culture of research at the graduate level, and it also encourages faculty, students, administration and staff to participate in service activities and projects that enhance the quality of life in the local and surrounding communities. Upon completion of a program, the university provides employment assistance to graduates.

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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