Tuition And Fees

You can find affordable solutions by working out the details with your student finance counselor. Here are some of the numbers you’ll be crunching.

Sample yearly cost for 2017-2018 Residence Hall Student Community Student
Undergraduate Tuition (12-16 hours) $20,700 $20,700
General Fee 850 850
Estimated Books/Supplies 1,100 1,100
Residence Hall Rent 4,250 ---
Estimated Food Allowance* 2,450 ---
Total $29,350 $22,650

Tuition for less than 12 hours is $870 per credit hour. Tuition for each credit hour over 16 semester hours is $660. Summer tuition is $675 per credit hour. Summer rates begin May 1.

* Additional plan options available at



Southern Adventist University is committed to providing every student the opportunity to obtain a Christian education. Financial aid is available to qualified recipients in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and Federal Work-Study opportunities.

For more information, visit the Applying for Assistance.


Payment Plan Options

Did you know Southern Adventist University offers two different payment plans?





Payments due July 24-November 24

Payments due December 24 – April 24


Payments due August 24– November 24

Payments due January 24 – April 24

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Students automatically have access to TouchNet with their southern username/password. Parents or guardians must first be added as an authorized user to have access. You can click here for steps on how to add an authorized user: Authorized User Access

 Things to know:

  • Payments are due the 24th of each month.
  • An option is available to automatically schedule payments.
  • Payment plans are interest free.
  • If not on a payment plan, full payment for the semester is required by the first day of class:
    • Winter 2017 - January 9, 2017
    • Fall 2017 - August 21, 2017

You can click here for the steps to set up a payment plan: Payment Plan Signup

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If you have any questions about our payment plans, you can contact your finance counselor:

For new students, email

For undergraduate students, email

For graduate students, email