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
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Health and Wellness, General
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
Legal Professions and Studies total
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
Visual and Performing Arts total
Public Relations/Image Management
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
Theology and Religious Vocations total