SOUTHERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY

United States, Tennessee

Located in the picturesque city of Collegedale, Tennessee, Southern Adventist University (Southern) is a co-educational university founded by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the year 1892. Originally it was known as Graysville Academy, but as it started to offer a master's degree in 1996, it adopted its present name. From Graysville Academy to Southern Adventist University the institution has evolved a long way. The university has its accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. For over a century, the university is offering highly professional academic services and teaches the students to live Spirit-filled lives. Furthermore, students here can earn an associate, baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degree by opting for different areas of study. Some of the popular majors offered are Arts, Business, Science, Nursing, Education, and Social Work. Student’s quest to achieve top-quality education from highly professional and experienced faculties ends at Southern Adventist University.

Campus Life

The university has a fascinating campus stretched across 1000-acres of land. The campus holds all the necessary amenities to have an enormous campus life. It also consists of an edge-cutting research and innovation center, the Evangelistic Resource Center, the Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum, Hulsey Wellness Center, a fitness center, and few green spaces in the middle of the campus. For extracurricular, students can participate in various on-campus events and different recreational activities. They can join more than 50 student clubs and organizations to get socialize with others. There are a student-run newspaper and radio broadcast station, which tends to be a perfect platform for those interested in writing, journalism, poetry, and communication. On-campus housing and dining options are also available here. Besides these, those interested in sports can join the university sports team and can compete at the national level. Overall, the campus-life here at Southern Adventist University is worth experiencing.

Noted Alumni

Southern Adventist University has given many great minds to the world. Some of the alumni are James Gulley – a cancer researcher and the Director Medical Oncology Service; Clifford R. Goldstein - an American author and editor; James Wayland Davis - an American politician serving as a member of the North Carolina General Assembly; Cherie Priest - an American novelist and blogger; and Terry Shaw – the CEO of AdventHealth a non-profit healthcare system in America.