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Are you a current or returning student at Southern, complete our change of major or program activation form instead.

Applying is Easy

First time in college and transfer students can apply online or via mail*. Once you've sent in your application, you'll need to submit your official documents and any program-specific requirements.

1. Submit Application

Through our Application Portal submit your application.

2. Upload Your Documents

Return to your application portal to upload your documents

 

While it's quicker to upload your documents online, if you need to mail transcripts, ACT or SAT scores, or other items you can send them to:

Enrollment Services
PO Box 542
Collegedale, TN 37315

You may have additional requirements:

Freshman

For priority processing and scholarship consideration, applications of incoming freshmen should be submitted by March 1 for the fall semester. There is no priority deadline for the winter or summer semesters.

Transfer

For priority processing and scholarship consideration, applications of transfer students should be submitted by June 1 for the fall semester. There is no priority deadline for the winter or summer semesters.

International

The application deadline for international students is June 1 for the fall semester and October 1 for the winter semester. An international student must also complete the acceptance process no later than July 1 for the fall semester or November 1 for the winter semester otherwise an I-20 will not be processed for that semester.

Commitment Deposit

After acceptance, the $250 commitment deposit should be paid before June 1 to guarantee placement for the fall semester (November 1 for the winter semester). If it is paid after June 1, placement will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. The Commitment Deposit becomes non-refundable after June 1. The full policy can be found in our catalog.

*If you need to apply by mail instead, please email us at admissions@southern.edu.

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