Life in the Chattanooga Area

All graduate degrees

If you're considering pursuing a master's degree in the Chattanooga area, we want you to know that Southern is a great place to be for graduate school. Our campus is nestled in a beautiful region of the American South near the Smoky Mountains. The green hills and warm climate of southeast Tennessee make Southern Adventist University a great place to live and learn.

Chattanooga attractions

The community surrounding Southern offers a variety of activities and attractions from Civil War battle sites to shopping at the Hamilton Place Mall.


Many attractive housing options for graduate students and families are listed on Southern's housing website. A list of university-owned rentals (for families) and a list of area rentals are provided. Visit the housing website »