TuitionandFees

You can find affordable solutions by working out the details with your student finance counselor. Here are some of the numbers you’ll be crunching.

Sample yearly cost
for

2014-2015

Residence Hall
Student
Community Student
Tuition (12-16 hours)* $19,440 $19,440
General Fee 800 800
Est. Books/Supplies 1,100 1,100
Residence Hall Rent 3,700 N/A**
Food Allowance*** 2,200** N/A**
Total $27,190 $21,340

*For less than 12 hours, tuition is $820 per credit hour. Tuition for each credit hour over 16 semester hours is $630. Summer tuition is $630 per credit hour. Summer rates begin May 1, 2014.

**Housing and food expenses may vary for community students and are not direct expenses at Southern.

***Meal plans are available but not required at levels from $500-$2000 a semester (with increasing discounts at higher plan levels). If residence hall students don't choose a different option in a semester, the $1,100 plan will be used automatically. View more information

Financial Aid Is Available

Southern Adventist University is committed to providing every student the opportunity to obtain a Christian education. Financial aid is available to qualified recipients in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and Federal Work-Study opportunities.

For more information, visit the Applying for Assistance.

Year-in-Advance Payment Savings

Southern offers a 5-percent discount if payment for the full year's tuition is made by cash or check and a 3-percent discount if payment is made by credit card.