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Congratulations on starting your journey towards your educational goals! For more than 125 years, we've been dedicated to helping students achieve an education that doesn't just transform lives but also opens up endless possibilities. Our commitment to your success ensures that you'll receive support at every stage of your learning path.

Why International Students Choose South University?South University Graduate

Educating students since 1899 — over 125 years of experience.

Sunny campus locations in Tampa, Florida, or Savannah, Georgia. 

Study programs with careers in mind, offering practical knowledge and hands-on experience.

US work permit opportunities during Optional Practical Training. 

Small class size and supportive academic faculty. 

Join one of our student clubs and organizations. 

Dedicated international office, admissions, and visa application guidance.

South University does not promise or guarantee licensure, employment, or salary amounts. 

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Graduate Program

Key Facts PharmD Program
Program Duration  132 weeks
Number of Credits  219
 Awarding Degree  Doctor of Pharmacy
Start Dates  June
 Campus Location  Savannah, Georgia


It is up to each student to review the national and state licensure requirements for licensure, as well as the eligibility criteria to sit for licensure exams. South University cannot guarantee each graduate will pass the required licensure examinations. Outside agencies control the requirements for taking and passing certification/licensing exams and are subject to change without notice to South University. Students must pass the required licensure to work in their respective field. 

Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)

Graduate Program

Key Facts MSIS Program
Program Duration  60 weeks
Number of Credits  48
 Awarding Degree  Master of Science in Information Systems -STEM
Start Dates  October, January, July
 Campus Location  Tampa, Florida

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Graduate Program

Key Facts MBA Program
Program Duration  60 weeks
Number of Credits  48
 Awarding Degree  Master of Business Administration
Start Dates  October, January, July
 Campus Location  Tampa, Florida

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Graduate Program

Key Facts MSN Program
Program Duration  80 weeks
Number of Credits  62
 Awarding Degree  Master of Science in Nursing
Start Dates  October, January, July
 Campus Location  Tampa, Florida

Your Questions, Answered

Resources to Get You Started

Local Representative

We partner with overseas representatives who can connect with you in your local country.

Campus Locations

We have two international campuses in Tampa, Florida, and Savannah, Georgia offering enhanced support for a successful journey with South University.

International Grants

We care about your educational goals. South University is here for international students, offering grants designed to support your studies and help you succeed. Grants are available to eligible students.

Learn more HERE.

Visa Information

We are aware of the importance of the visa application journey and will provide you with the necessary support and resources to navigate through it smoothly.

Work Opportunities

International students have the potential to seek employment in the United States upon completion of their academic program through Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Admission Process

Our dedicated international admissions team is here to guide you through the application process, ensuring you have the support you need every step of the way.

Success Stories

International Student Spotlights

We're committed to helping our international students make an impact in their professional and personal lives. We applaud our international alumni and the difference they make. Check out what some of our current students and graduates have to say.

Dennis M. Korkoryi Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Currently enrolled at South University, Savannah 2024
Dennis M. Korkoryi Jr. Grad Alumni
Class of '24
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)-South University, Savannah

“Faculty and staff at South University have been phenomenal. Over the years, I have learned new ways of solving organizational problems and conducting extensive research. Faculty and staff are responsive and easily approachable. Courses were designed to meet the demands of the business environment. Faculty members have practical business experiences that are reflected in their class deliveries.”

Zikora Nnabugwu Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Resources Management, Currently enrolled at South University, Savannah 2025
Zikora Nnabugwu Grad Alumni
Class of '25
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Resources Management-South University, Savannah

“South University is effectively preparing me for my future career in pharmacy through its comprehensive curriculum and practical training opportunities. The university's commitment to experiential learning, such as internships and hands-on clinical experiences, provides invaluable practical skills that will be essential in my future career.”

Leticia Sheppard Masters of Science Human Resources Management Currently enrolled at South University, Tampa 2024
Leticia Sheppard Grad Alumni
Class of '24
Masters of Science in Human Resources Management-South University, Tampa

“I think South University’s curriculum is well designed, providing me with the necessary knowledge and skills in my field of study. I also feel like the diverse and inclusive environment provides a cross cultural communication that prepares me for a globalized workforce.”