• Address: 3101 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-3013

  • Phone Number: (502) 456-6504

  • Website: www.sullivan.edu

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About Sullivan University

Sullivan University was established in the year 1962 by A.O. Sullivan and his son A.R. Sullivan as they recognized the need for an institution which provides higher education. The university is a private for-profit institution and offers online education to students who wish to pursue education along with their job and other responsibilities through the evening and online classes.

  • Sullivan University total graduation rate is 50%.

  • Several programs are offered at different levels of degrees in various areas of study.

  • Traditional students are given housing facilities on the campus.

  • A number of career guidance programs are organized for the students that can help them choose and pursue a successful career.

  • Sullivan University address is 3101 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-3013. 

  • Sullivan University Library- Library facilities are available online as well as offline for students. It has resource materials, technical support, and other facilities. The online library portal is available to students for inquiries regarding the campus library resources as well.


Sullivan University Online

The university offers programs in undergraduate and graduates degrees on the Sullivan online portal. The students are given quality education, same as provided on the campus.

  • The online education timings are flexible giving the students the liberty to pursue the course of study at their own pace by setting their own schedules.

  • Educational resources available on the campus are accessible to online students as well. Students can make use of the assistance available on phone.

  • Students can pursue their undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees online at an affordable cost.

  • The following are the different online majors that are available at the university such as Accounting, Business Management, Information Technology, Public Administration, Information Systems, Nursing, Human Services, and Health Science.

  • The students can get a closer connection with the university sources on Sullivan University student portal. This is an online platform available for students through which the students can stay updated with their academic matters such as attendance, get an access to the online library, interact with teachers and so on.

  • On Sullivan University Blackboard, the students are provided with the facility to communicate to the faculty and staff members and the other students, watch tutorial videos, engage in group discussions, keep track of the academic progress and grades, attend quizzes and exams and submit assignments.

  • Sullivan University login can be accessed by both online as well as traditional students using the unique usernames and passwords that are provided at the time of enrolment.


Sullivan University Colleges

A huge array of degree programs are awarded in a number of areas of study by the university through the following colleges.

College of Pharmacy School of Accountancy
College of Nursing College of Business Administration

Sullivan University Tuition

The university tuition fee varies for each program. The tuition includes all the educational expenses that the students have to meet. Military students have exceptions in their fees.

The following are the different tuition costs for the degrees offered by the university.

Degree Type Average Tuition Fee
Associate $ 40,048
Bachelors $ 75,437
Masters $ 30,186
Doctorate $ 76,500
Undergraduate Certificate $ 11,750

Sullivan University Programs

The university offers programs in Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s degree levels as well as Certificate and Diploma programs in a variety of fields.

Associate of Science in Accounting   Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Leadership
Doctor of Philosophy in Management    Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology
Master of Business Administration in Hospitality Management   Associate of Science in Health Information Management

Sullivan University Financial Aid

The university offers financial aid to eligible students through different forms like loans, scholarships, grants, and work-study programs.

In order to be eligible to receive Federal Student Aids, the students must have completed their FAFSA procedures. The following are some of the federal aids that are available in the university

  • The Federal Aid awarded include Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and Direct PLUS Loans.

  • The State Aid provided by the university include Kentucky Tuition Grant.

  • The university also provides Financial Aid for students which includes the NCHS Academic Scholarship, Recognition Award, Eagle Scout Scholarship, Sullivan Institutional Grants, College Access Program Grants, Educator's Scholarship and Career Coach Scholarship.

  • Students with military backgrounds are provided financial assistance through the Yellow Ribbon Program.


Sullivan University Accreditation

  • The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges have given institutional accreditation to the university.

Programmatic Accreditation

  • The Nursing programs of the university are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education(CCNE).

  • The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs has accredited the Healthcare programs of the university.


Sullivan University Reviews

The following are some of the reviews based on the feedback from the students of the university.

  • The students are provided with career guidance programs and centers.

  • The staff and faculty members are very helpful and friendly.

  • The study materials and student resources are convenient for online students.

  • Sullivan online programs are consistent and thorough.

  • The class schedules are very flexible.

  • Students with military backgrounds are provided with special benefits and credit programs.

Sullivan University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private For-Profit
Also see:
For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

Headquartered at

Louisville, Kentucky

FAFSA/Federal School Code

004619
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What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC
Also see:
What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Programmatic Accreditation

CAHIIM, CCNE

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Yellow Ribbon Program, G.I Bill, Student Portal , Military Friendly, Veterans Friendly , Blackboard , eLibrary

Branches

Lexington (Kentucky), Louisa (Kentucky)

Companies

The Adecco Group, American Queen Steamboat Company, Appriss, Azur Restaurant and Patio, Brasabana Cuban Cuisine, Centerplate, FedEx, Galt House Hotel, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), Kroger

Data Source: www.sullivan.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Sullivan University Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 13: 1
Total Population 3,462
Student Population Full Time: 2,420 Part Time: 1,042
Gender Division Male: 42 % Female: 58 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 44 %

The College Monk

Female: 54 %

Total Graduation Rate: 50 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Sullivan University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Sullivan University

College of Pharmacy

Majors available

Health Science

School of Accountancy

Majors available

Business Management

College of Nursing

Majors available

Nursing Health Science

College of Business Administration

Majors available

Business Management

The Graduate School

Majors available

Business Management Public Administration

Sullivan University Admissions and Application Requirement

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $50
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.


Sullivan University Admission Process

 Admissions to Sullivan University

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programs

  • An interview with an admission officer.

  • Completion of university's application form.

  • Applicants must request transcripts from the previous institution attended.

  • Applicants must have completed high school diploma or General Educational Development.


Admission Requirements for Graduate Programs

  • Completion of the graduate application form.

  • A baccalaureate/master’s degree from an accredited university with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

  • Official transcripts from all previous institution attended.

  • A combined GRE or GMAT score of 550.


 Note 

  • Applicants whose native language is not English must submit TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System), iTEP (International Test of English Proficiency), Pearson Academic (PTE) scores, or an ESL (English as a Second Language International).

  • Applicants must take a criminal background check and take guidance from Career Services staff members if they have any criminal record.

Sullivan University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Institutional Aid

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
College Access Program Grants $2,783 Demonstrate financial need. Varies
Sullivan Institutional Grants $2,783 Demonstrate financial need. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
NCHS Academic Scholarship Varies 3.00 GPA or higher Minimum ACT 21, SAT 1060 or APA 20 Varies
Recognition Award $3,000 2.5 quarterly GPA. Satisfactory Academic Achievement. Varies
Eagle Scout Scholarship Varies 3.00 GPA. minimum 17 ACT, 1365 SAT, or 15 APA score Varies
Educator's Scholarship $2,000 Minimum 3.0 GPA High school senior June 15th, 2019
Career Coach Scholarship $1,000 First-time student to Sullivan University Minimum of a 2.0 quarterly GPA. A 2.5 GPA after first academic year Varies

Data Source: www.sullivan.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,021 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant. Varies
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $265 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant. Varies
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $9,566 U.S. citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student in university June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loans $9,566 U.S. citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student in university June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $6,283 U.S. citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student in university June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Kentucky Tuition Grant $3,857 Residents of Kentucky. Attending private college in Kentucky. Varies

Data Source: www.sullivan.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Yellow Ribbon Program $9,985 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: www.sullivan.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $23,893
$30,001 - $48,000 $26,292

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 52% $3,633
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 98% $9,014
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 78% $5,343
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 80% $4,826
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 87% $7,482
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 87% $7,079
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 23,262
Military Aid
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://sullivan.edu/veterans
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 13 $14,909
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 13 $14,909

Data Source: www.sullivan.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Sullivan University FAQ

  Is Sullivan University a for-profit school?


Yes, it is a private for-profit University.

  Is Sullivan University regionally accredited?


It is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

  How much is Sullivan University tuition fees?


The average tuition for different online programs is around $11,750 and $76,500.

  What is the application fee of Sullivan University?


It charges $50 as application fee from both the graduate and undergraduate students.

   How do I request official transcripts?


In the University website select transcript request and enter the appropriate information. Each mailed transcript costs $10 and is processed within five business days. Louisville campus issues transcripts to the students.

  Are the credits transferable?


Credits transfer from Sullivan to another institution mainly depends on the policy of transfer credits of that institution, whereas if you want to transfer credits to Sullivan University from another institution, you should submit transcripts to the Enrollment Services office in the university for verification.

   How many students attend Sullivan University?


3,462 students attend Sullivan University both part-time and full-time.

  How does Sullivan University student portal help the students?


The students get an access to the Sullivan University student portal. This is an online platform for students through which they can stay updated with their academic matters such as attendance, get an access to the online library, interact with teachers and download study materials.

  What is the address of Sullivan University?


The University is located in 3101 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-3013.

  What is the Federal school code for Sullivan University?


004619 is the federal school code of the university.

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