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Shelby Frutchey


South University’s Austin campus began serving Texas students in 2011, when the campus opened at 7700 West Parmer Lane in north Austin. The campus occupies 59,000 square feet and is equipped with a wide array of technology including video-conferencing, labs, library, and access to a variety of research databases.

South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of a diverse student population. The core curriculum is broad-based and promotes critical thinking, effective verbal and written communication, and skills for life-long learning.

Degrees and Programs

    College of Arts & Sciences
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
    College of Business
  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Information Technology (BS)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Human Resources Management (MS)
  • Information Systems (MS)
    College of Health Professions
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (AS)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
    College of Nursing and Public Health
  • Nursing (BSN)
  • Nursing RN to BSN Degree Completion (BSN)
  • Public Health (BS)
  • Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
AS - Associate of Science
BA - Bachelor of Arts
BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
BS - Bachelor of Science
BSN - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
MA - Master of Arts
MBA - Master of Business Administration
MS - Master of Science
MSN - Master of Science in Nursing

State Licensing

South University, Austin holds the Certificate of Authorization acknowledging exemption from regulation by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as defined in Chapter 7.3 of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s rules (PO Box 12788; Austin, TX 78711 or 1200 E.. Anderson Lane; Austin, TX 78752; 512-427-6200;

Certificate of Authorization--The Board's acknowledgment that an institution is qualified for an exemption from certain identified regulations in this subchapter.

South University, Austin is exempted by the Texas Workforce Commission under Texas Education Code, Section 132.002(a)(6). Exemption means that this campus of South University is not approved or regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission (101 E 15 St; Austin, TX 78778-0001; 512-463-2222;

Institutional Accreditation

South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.

Student Profile

The campus had a Spring 2014 enrollment of 186 students.

Programmatic Accreditation

The following business programs at South University, Austin, the Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management, and Master of Business Administration programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ([ACBSP] 11520 West 119th Street; Overland Park, KS 66213; 913-339-9356; Other programs in the College of Business are excluded from ACBSP’s scope of accreditation. These programs include: Associate of Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Business Administration, Association of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology, Master of Science in Leadership and Doctor of Business Administration.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at South University, Austin, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:

The Master of Science in Nursing specializations at South University, Austin are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing offered at South University, Austin is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (


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