South University, Austin (View Other Campuses)
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.
South University, Austin, The Art Institute of Dallas, and The Art Institute of Fort Worth each hold 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;www.thecb.state.tx.us).
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, The Art Institute of Dallas, and The Art Institute of Fort Worth are exempted by the Texas Workforce Commission under Texas Education Code, Section 132.002(a)(6). Exemption means that these campuses of South University are not approved or regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission (101 E 15 St; Austin, TX 78778-0001; 512-463-2222;www.texasworkforce.org).
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.
The campus had a Spring 2014 enrollment of 186 students.
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; www.acbsp.org). 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: email@example.com; website: http://www.capteonline.org.
The Master of Science in Nursing specializations at South University, Austin are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120; www.aacn.nche.edu; telephone: 202.887.6791.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing offered at South University, Austin is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120; www.aacn.nche.edu; telephone: 202.887.6791.