Tuition

Campus Program Tuition

Graduate Tuition

Tuition for the Doctor of Ministry degree program is as follows: $600 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $617 per quarter credit hour. The digital textbook fee for the Doctor of Ministry program, is $400 per quarter for the first six (6) quarters for a customized South University Logos package. The customized South University Logos package is not refundable.

Tuition for the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program is as follows: $600 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $617 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for the Doctor of Business Administration degree programs are as follows: $650 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $669 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program is $12,324 per quarter. Effective with all terms starting on or after January 8, 2024, $12,681 per quarter. Tuition does not include textbooks ($15 per quarter credit hour for digital textbooks) or a $500 nonrefundable acceptance fee, which is applied to tuition for the first quarter upon enrollment. The digital textbook fee is $15 per quarter credit hour. Pharmacy students taking 16 hours or more are considered full time students and tuition will be based on the "per quarter" rate. Students taking less than 16 hours or who are remediating courses will be charged on a per quarter hour rate. The cost per credit hour is $1200 and effective with all terms starting on or after January 8, 2024 the cost per credit hour is $1235; the maximum quarterly tuition is $12,324 and effective with all terms starting on or after January 8, 2024, the maximum quarterly tuition is $12,681.

Tuition for the Master of Business Administration (after the completion of the Doctorate of Pharmacy degree program) is as follows: $650 per quarter credit hour.  Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, 
$669 per quarter credit hour. 

Tuition for the Master of Medical Science in Anesthesia Science degree program is $11,342 per quarter.  Effective with all terms starting on or after January 2, 2024, $11,671 per quarter. Tuition does not include textbooks ($15 per credit hour for digital textbooks), a technology fee of $20 per credit hour, or a $500 nonrefundable acceptance fee, which is applied to tuition for the first quarter upon enrollment. The tuition cost is for a full-time course load and does not include expenses for such required items as stethoscope (approximately $100), and scrubs (approximately $75).  Anesthesiologist Assistant students are not eligible for part-time enrollment.  

Tuition for the Master of Science in Physician Assistant is $10,550 per quarter.  Effective with all terms starting on or after January 13, 2024, $10,856 per quarter. Tuition does not include textbooks ($15 per credit hour for digital textbooks), a technology fee of $20 per quarter credit hour, or a $1,000 nonrefundable acceptance fee for South University Austin, Savannah, Tampa and West Palm Beach, which is applied to tuition for the first quarter upon enrollment. There is a $1000 acceptance fee, $900 of which is refundable, for those applicants accepted into the Physician Assistant program at South University, Richmond. Please note that acceptance fees are non-transferrable between South University locations.  

This is for a full-time course load and does not include expenses for such required items as scrubs/uniforms (approximately $100), (BLS) Certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) authorized training center (approximately $80), and professional instruments (approximately $1100). Students pay a $75 membership fee (subject to change) to the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Students are also required to join their respective state chapter Physician Assistant Associations (FAPA, GAPA, TAPA, VAPA) for a nominal fee which may vary by location.  Students are required to purchase a laptop computer with privacy screen (approximately $1500). Students in the Physician Assistant program at all South University campuses where the program is offered are required to have a drug screen and criminal background checks prior to matriculation and prior to clinical placement through a third party vendor (approximately $400-$800).  

Students may be scheduled for rotations outside the local campus geographical area, which may include outside of the state.  All students should plan to travel/commute and/or relocate for some clinical rotations. Students are given the opportunity to share their scheduling preferences during their pre-clinical meetings. This will provide the Clinical Education Team with information which may have a bearing on their rotation assignments. Students are responsible for their credentialing, transportation, housing, and living expenses during their clinical year. Expenses will vary depending on the location of each rotation site.

Physician Assistant students are not eligible for part-time enrollment.  All South University students pay a graduation fee of $125.

Tuition for the RN to Master of Science in Nursing degree program are as follows: $225 per quarter credit hour for undergraduate level classes and $600 per quarter credit hour for graduate level classes.  Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $245 per credit hour for undergraduate level classes and $617 per quarter credit hour for graduate level classes.  

Tuition for the Master of Science in Nursing degree programs are as follows: $600 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $617 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for Post Graduate Certificates in Nursing degree programs are as follows: $600 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $617 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program is $600 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $617 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for the Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration, Master of Healthcare Administration, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Human Resources Management, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Leadership, and Masters in Public Administration degree programs are as follows: $650 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $669 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for the Masters in Public Health degree program are as follows: $650 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $550 per quarter credit hour.

Undergraduate Tuition

Tuition for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program (entry level) is $470 per quarter credit hour and effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $484 per quarter credit hour.  Tuition for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program (professional level) is as follows: $600 per quarter credit hour and effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $617 per quarter credit hour. There is a $500 nonrefundable acceptance fee into the professional phase, which is applied to tuition for the first quarter upon enrollment.  

Tuition for the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program is as follows: $225 per quarter credit 
hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $245 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree programs is as follows: $470 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $484 per quarter credit hour. 

Tuition for Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor in Business, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management, and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree programs is as follows: $425 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $437 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for Associate of Science in Medical Assisting, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant and Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree programs is as follows: $400 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $412 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for Associate of Science in Allied Health Science degree program is as follows: $470 per quarter credit hour.

Online Program Tuition

Graduate Tuition

Tuition for the Doctor of Ministry degree program is as follows: $600 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $617 per quarter credit hour.The digital textbook fee for the Doctor of Ministry program, is $400 per quarter for the first six (6) quarters for a customized South University Logos package. The customized South University Logos package is not refundable.

Tuition for the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program is as follows: $600 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $617 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for the Doctor of Business Administration degree programs are as follows: $650 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $669 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for the RN to Master of Science in Nursing degree program are as follows: $225 per quarter credit hour for undergraduate level classes and $600 per quarter credit hour for graduate level classes.  Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $245 per quarter credit hour for undergraduate level classes and $617 per quarter credit hour for graduate level classes.

Tuition for the Masters of Science in Nursing degree programs are as follows: $600 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $617 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing degree programs are as follows: $600 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $617 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for the BS to MS in Accounting degree program is as follows: $400 per quarter credit hour for undergrad level classes and $650 per quarter credit hour for graduate level classes. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $437 per quarter credit hour for undergrad level classes and $$669 per quarter credit hour for graduate level classes.  

Tuition for the Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration, Master of Healthcare Administration Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Human Resources Management, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Leadership, and Masters in Public Administration degree programs are as follows: $650 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $669 per quarter credit hour.

Tuition for the Masters in Public Health degree program are as follows: $650 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $550 per quarter credit hour.

Undergraduate Tuition 

Tuition for the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program is as follows: $225 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $245 per quarter credit.  

Tuition for Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, and Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree programs is as follows: $425 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, $437 per quarter credit hour.  

Tuition for Associate of Science in Allied Health Science and Associate of Science in Medical Assisting degree programs is as follows: $400 per quarter credit hour. Effective with all terms starting on or after October 24, 2023, 
$412 per quarter credit hour.