Graduates earn 398 degrees from South University-Columbia


About 74.4 percent of the 398 degrees and certificates handed out by the South University-Columbia in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private for-profit institution in Columbia conferred 137 bachelor's degrees and 69 master's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Data shows the school gave out 89 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, followed by 50 doctor's degrees in Pharmacy and 33 master's degrees in Health/Health Care Administration/Management.

The university enrolled 1,270 students for 2016-17, including 885 in undergraduate programs and 385 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
89
-
-
89
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
19
-
33
52
Pharmacy
-
-
50
50
Health and Wellness, General
28
-
-
28
Occupational Therapist Assistant
-
24
-
24
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
-
23
23
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
16
-
16
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
-
13
13
Public Health, General
1
-
-
1
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
-
-
-
-
Nursing Administration
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
137
40
119
296
74.4
Business Administration and Management, General
13
-
12
25
Organizational Leadership
-
-
3
3
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
13
-
15
28
7
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
-
-
17
17
Criminal Justice/Police Science
8
-
-
8
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
8
-
17
25
6.3
Psychology, General
16
-
-
16
Psychology total
16
-
-
16
4
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
8
1
-
9
Legal Professions and Studies total
8
1
-
9
2.3
Public Administration
-
-
9
9
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
9
9
2.3
Information Science/Studies
8
-
-
8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
8
-
-
8
2
Graphic Design
4
3
-
7
Visual and Performing Arts total
4
3
-
7
1.8
Public Relations/Image Management
-
-
-
-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
-
-
-
-
-
Divinity/Ministry
-
-
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
-
-
-
-

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