2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$20,656

Net Price

%

Admitted

%

Enrolled

7%

Graduation Rate

10/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

South University-Richmond

is a private for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 462. In 2021, there were 7 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

7

Total Enrollment

462

Type

Private For-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, South University-Richmond offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Mental Health Counseling.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
General Psychology4
Mental Health Counseling3
Total Graduates43
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 0 students applied to the South University-Richmond. The university admitted % and % of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Virginia universities is 9,148. On average, all Virginia institutions admit 75% and 20% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of South University-Richmond students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 0%. Compared to all Virginia four or more years colleges, the percentage is 76%.

The overall graduation rate for South University-Richmond is 7%, compared to 60% for all Virginia universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare SU-Richmond to Virginia Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of South University-Richmond to the average of all Virginia four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

SU-Richmond

0

Applicants

%

Percent Admitted

%

Percent Enrolled

0%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

7%

Graduation Rate

VA Colleges

9,148

Applicants

75%

Percent Admitted

20%

Percent Enrolled

76%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

60%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 14 or 22% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 49 or 78% part-time faculty members employed at South University-Richmond. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 14 or 22%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

SU-Richmond

10 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

22%

Percent Full-Time

78%

Percent Part-Time

22%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

VA Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

62%

Percent Full-Time

38%

Percent Part-Time

60%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at South University-Richmond the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $16,920, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,500.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $15,600 and the average cost for graduate fees is $720.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend South University-Richmond in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for South University-Richmond2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$0
On-Campus Living Expenses$0
Total Living Expenses$0
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$16,920
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,500
Total Undergraduate Expenses$18,420
In-State, Graduate Tuition$15,600
In-State, Graduate Fees$720
Total Graduate Expenses$16,320
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend South University-Richmond is $20,656. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare South University-Richmond to all Virginia universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

SU-Richmond

$18,420

Cost to Attend

$5,278

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$20,656

Net Price

VA Colleges

$39,837

Cost to Attend

$18,288

Average Financial Aid

89%

Percent Receiving Aid

$21,389

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 4 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 244 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $5,278.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid244$5,278
Pell Grants137$3,388
Federal Student Loans178$7,877
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the South University-Richmond to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

SU-Richmond

244

Grant or Scholarship Aid

44%

Grants or Scholarships

137

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

178

Federal Student Loans

32%

Federal Student Loans

VA Colleges

4,309

Grant or Scholarship Aid

47%

Grants or Scholarships

2,066

Number of Pell Grants

22%

Pell Grants

2,863

Federal Student Loans

31%

Federal Student Loans

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