South College: Narrative Description

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720 North Fifth Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917
Tel: (865)524-3043; Admissions: (865)524-3043; Fax: (865)673-8019; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, primarily 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards certificates, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1882. Setting: 2-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 443. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. Students come from 2 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 14% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.5% international, 50% 25 or older. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: law/legal studies. Core. Advanced placement, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview. Placement: SAT I, ACT, or CPT recommended. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 10/1.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 4 open to all. Most popular organizations: Collegiate Secretaries International, Paralegal Club, Students of Medical Assisting, Empowerment. Major annual events: College Picnic, Theme Day, Christmas Party. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: evening and morning security patrols. College housing not available. Knoxville Business College Library with 6,500 books, 3,069 microform titles, 127 serials, 16 audiovisual materials, and a Web page. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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