About South College
On Campus Housing
South College formerly known as the Knoxville Business College is an accredited private for-profit type institution that was established in the year 1882 when Jacob T. Johnson established a business college in downtown Knoxville. The college since its establishment has expanded and now has 5 campuses offering various degree and programs to the students all over the world.
It has over 2,100 students enrolled in various courses and programs. There are 5 campuses spread across Knoxville and the United States of America, the headquarters of the college is located in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The student-faculty ratio of the college is 17:1.
The college provides various resources and facilities for the student’s growth and aiding them in various ways to achieve success. The various South college resources provided to the students are webmail, student services, financial aid, and many more.
Online Education at South College
The college is offering online degree programs with the aim to provide high-quality education to the students having travel or time limitations, by providing flexible and easy access to online degrees and programs.
The college provides a wide range of courses and majors to online students without sacrificing the quality of teaching and assessments.
The online programs offered by the college are accredited and also allows convenient credit transfer.
The college offers Certificate Programs and degree levels programs, such as associate, masters, baccalaureate, and educational specialist programs.
The college offers various degrees and certificate level programs, few of which are mentioned Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, Engineering Technology, Health Science, Information Technology
The South College Moodle is an online learning platform for the students, to make online learning easier.
Based on the reviews provided by the students, the college appears to be quite good and supportive and is concerned with providing quality education to the students, a few reviews given by the students are listed below
The faculty is supportive and always ready to help.
The overall college experience is pretty good and the college is one of the best places for online programs.
South College is ranked #49 in the list of 'National Liberal Arts College'.
It is ranked #101 on the list of 'Best Value Schools'.
It is ranked #38 in the list of 'High School Counselor'.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
South College, Knoxville - Tenessee is a prestigious institution and despite being a private for-profit college its annual cost to attend is a less than the national average. The average cost of private four-year universities in the United States is $35,830 for tuition, and $12,680 for room and board costs, whereas the cost at South College is around $19,413. Cost includes tuition, living costs, books, and fees minus the average grants and scholarships for federal financial aid recipients.
We have broken down and simplified the costs in the ‘Cost of Attendance’ section for your perusal.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$48,993 per year
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The college offers various aids to help the students in bearing educational expenses. Financial aid is provided in various forms, which is listed below.
The Federal-Aid provided include Pell Grant, TEACH Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans.
The Institutional Aid consists of First Responder Grant, South College Military Grant, South College Promise.
The State Aid consists of the Tennessee Student Assistance Award, Tennessee Reconnect, Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarships, Tennessee Promise.
The Military Aid consists of Tennessee STRONG Act, Post 9/11 GI Bill.