South University–Richmond is one of the twenty-six private, for-profit 4-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in a suburb, in Glen Allen.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 652 students attend the school. Every year 8% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
South University–Richmond'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.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students652|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The South University BSN program can be completed in seven quarters of full time study. Most students (about 91%) complete the program in time (almost in 40 months).
The program requires students to complete college algebra prior to applying to the program. The program also requires two math or science electives.
The program also has additional degree completion track for RNs who want to advance their degree or diploma to BSN. See here RN to BSN tack.
Program Specific Requirements:
- Physical examination (including all health records and immunization series)
- Health Insurance
- Criminal background check
- Urine drug screening
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$559/credit|
|In State Students||$559/credit|
|Out of State Students||$559/credit|
|In District Students||$813/credit|
|In State Students||$813/credit|
|Out of State Students||$813/credit|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 83% of South University–Richmond's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||25%||$800|
|State Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||25%||$2,931|
|Federal Student Loans||75%||$7,311|
$23,732Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$23,216|
|$30,001 to $48,000$23,472|
|$48,001 to $75,000$28,239|
|$75,001 to $110,000$28,239|
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- Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia
- Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award
- American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship
- Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship
- Genevieve Saran Richmond Award
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.