Southern Adventist University Joins The SAGE Scholars College Consortium

By SAGE Scholars — October 13, 2023

Southern Adventist University: Nurturing Excellence in Education

Nestled in the scenic region of Collegedale, Tennessee, Southern Adventist University has emerged as a premier institution of higher learning, renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and holistic development. Since its establishment, Southern Adventist University has strived to provide its students with a vibrant campus life, a supportive community, and exceptional degree programs. We’re proud to welcome Southern Adventist University — their notable accomplishments, awards, campus highlights, and degree offerings — to our growing SAGE Scholars Consortium.

Southern Adventist University takes pride in its many accomplishments, celebrating the recognition it has received over the years. The university has consistently ranked as one of the top institutions in the southern United States for its quality of education and commitment to student success. It has been recognized as a “Best Regional University” by U.S. News & World Report. Southern Adventist University holds accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), ensuring the institution's high standards of learning.

At Southern Adventist University, students will encounter a vibrant campus culture that nurtures personal and professional growth. The university hosts a variety of campus organizations, clubs, and activities catering to a multitude of student interests. Students can participate in spiritual organizations, service projects, athletic programs, and fine arts performances. The University’s Health and Wellness Center provides state-of-the-art fitness facilities and recreational opportunities, promoting healthy lifestyles among students and staff. Moreover, the university's commitment to sustainability is highlighted by its LEED-certified buildings and eco-friendly practices, fostering a culture of environmental consciousness.

Southern Adventist University boasts a comprehensive selection of undergraduate and graduate programs, ensuring a diverse range of academic offerings to suit students’ career aspirations. The university offers degrees in fields such as business, nursing, health sciences, computer science, theology, education, engineering, and many others. Southern Adventist University also places a strong emphasis on experiential learning, encouraging students to pursue internships, research opportunities, and community engagement projects that supplement their classroom education.

With an exceptional nursing program, well-regarded in the region, Southern Adventist University equips students to become competent healthcare professionals. The Brock Hall School of Business prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in today’s dynamic business environment. Southern Adventist University School of Visual Art and Design nurtures creativity and artistic expression, while their School of Music offers opportunities for aspiring musicians to develop their talent and craft.

Southern Adventist University serves as a beacon of excellence in education, empowering students to achieve their full potential academically, spiritually, and socially. With its rich history, outstanding degree programs, and engaging campus life, Southern Adventist University continues to foster a transformative educational experience. By combining rigorous academic standards with a supportive, nurturing, and mission-driven environment, the university strives to shape future leaders who positively impact their communities and the world at large.

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Southern Adventist University

Southern Adventist University is a co-educational institution established by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, offering doctoral, master-s, baccalaureate, associate degrees, and one-year certificates. Various delivery modalities (face-to-face, online, hybrid, and other) are employed in order to effectively support learners enrolled in the university-s classes and programs.

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