Southern Adventist University Ranked Among The Top 25 Colleges In The South

Monday, September 13, 2010

Southern Adventist University is ranked one of the “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South by the U.S. News & World Report in its 2010 “America’s Best Colleges” edition. This is the eighth year Southern has been listed as a Top Tier college.

Of the 48 colleges and universities garnering the coveted Top Tier ranking this year, Southern was listed as number 24.

“This distinction is evidence of the success of our top quality programs, faculty, and the Christian environment we provide for both undergraduate and graduate students,” said Vinita Sauder, vice president for Marketing and Enrollment Services. “We are very pleased to be in the top tier category again this year.”

The U.S. News rankings are used primarily by parents and prospective students as criteria in selecting colleges. This year, 319 baccalaureate colleges ranked within four regions, are included in the report. A baccalaureate college is one that focuses on undergraduate education and offers a range of degree programs.

Home to more than 2,600 students, Southern is a graduate and undergraduate co-educational university. The academic program consists of eight graduate degrees, 60 baccalaureate degrees, 18 associate degrees, and one certificate program.


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