South University-Montgomery

Montgomery, AL 36116
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South University-Montgomery is one of the ten private, for-profit 4-year colleges in Alabama. The campus is located in an urban area, in Montgomery.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 453 students attend the school. Every year 19% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

South University-Montgomery's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $16,920, and fees were $94. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,920 and $94 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students453
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate38%

Nursing Programs

The MSN program offers a combination of theoretical nursing knowledge and advanced concepts of nursing practice to prepare graduates to work in a range of advanced positions within different healthcare setting.

The curriculum consists of six core courses to be taken alongside the courses offered in the areas of specialization offered by the university. The program is designed to include integrated clinical practice opportunities in the student’s area of concentration and a final project that combines both the theoretical and practical aspects of nursing.

The areas of specialization are Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, and Adult Health Nurse Practitioner.

The Nurse Practitioner Track is a 56 credit hour specialization (Adult Health Nurse Practitioner). The program consists of theoretical as well as supervised intensive clinical practice. The Family Nurse Practitioner specialization on the other hand requires 62 credit hours and the Nurse Educator specialization requires 48 credit hours.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing from a program accredited by the CCNE or NLNAC
  • Official Transcripts with completed coursework and grade point average
  • Current valid, unencumbered license for Registered Nurses
  • Complete application package

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 22
Master's degree 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 77.7%

Compare Schools

Nursing schools located within 281 miles radius of South University-Montgomery

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Brown Mackie College-Greenville
280 miles away
South College
281 miles away

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Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$559/credit
In State Students$559/credit
Out of State Students$559/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$813/credit
In State Students$813/credit
Out of State Students$813/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $25,155 $25,155 $25,155
ADN 70 $39,130 $39,130 $39,130
BSN 125 $69,875 $69,875 $69,875
FNP 50 $40,650 $40,650 $40,650
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of South University-Montgomery's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 90% $4,791
Other Federal Grant 85% $1,257
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 60% $1,520
Federal Student Loans 90% $5,241
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$20,517
$30,001 to $48,000$22,380
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien
Two or more races

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.
South University-Montgomery
5355 Vaughn Rd
Montgomery, AL 36116

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