Sullivan University

Louisville, KY 40205
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Sullivan University is one of the fifteen private, for-profit 4-year colleges in Kentucky. The campus is located in an urban area, in Louisville.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,489 students attend the school. Every year 32% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Sullivan University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $23,700, and fees were $2,250. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $23,700 and $2,250 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students3,489
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 4

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1979 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/22/2014 - Current



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).

Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

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$395/credit
In State Students$395/credit
Out of State Students$395/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$590/credit
In State Students$590/credit
Out of State Students$590/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 $17,775 $17,775 $17,775
ADN 70 $27,650 $27,650 $27,650
BSN 125 $49,375 $49,375 $49,375
FNP 50 $29,500 $29,500 $29,500
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, 93% of Sullivan University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 71% $4,021
Other Federal Grant 52% $265
State Grant & Scholarships 19% $3,857
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 83% $2,783
Federal Student Loans 81% $9,566
Private Loans 1% $6,283


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$28,840
$30,001 to $48,000$24,315
$48,001 to $75,000$31,856
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.
Sullivan University
3101 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40205

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