South University-Cleveland
Cleveland, OH 44128


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 401
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 9:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


South University-Cleveland has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, South University-Cleveland's tuition was $17,234 for all students regardless of residency (7.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $21,918
In State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 88% of South University-Cleveland's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 81% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,018 (which is 14.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at South University-Cleveland in 2016-2017, was 14, which is 88% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,166 (which is 27.8% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,378
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,154
Financial aid
National Average = 89%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, South University-Cleveland has enrolled a total of 401 students (225 students full-time and 176 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 401 students, 97 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 20% men and 80% women and 333 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 68 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 69%

White: 21%

Hispanic: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 7 largest majors offered at South University-Cleveland.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 52% 99
Legal Professions And Studies 13% 25
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 22
Psychology 7% 14
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 5
Theology And Religious Vocations 1% 2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 0% 0

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $26,804

The typical median income of South University-Cleveland graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,300. Last year, out of the total 8,095 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 6,638 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,844 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,549 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $29,300 $30,300
Employment Rate 82% 84%
Total Graduates 8,095 1,844

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of South University-Cleveland.

Herzing University-Akron
27.8 mile away