South University Announces the Opening of New Austin Campus

Classes Slated to Begin in November 2011

Sep 20, 2011, 09:20 ET from South University

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South University today announced its expansion in the state of Texas with the addition of a new branch campus, South UniversityAustin. With its first day of class slated for November 10, 2011, South University's Austin area campus will occupy approximately 59,000 square feet at 7700 W. Parmer Lane in Austin.


"We are proud to bring South University's history of academic excellence to Austin, and to continue our tradition of providing higher education programs in areas of study that help students gain the professional skills they need to enter or advance their careers," said John T. South, III, Chancellor of South University. "Our new campus will provide residents of greater Austin with rewarding opportunities to help them achieve their personal and academic goals."

Initially, South UniversityAustin will offer a master's degree program in Business Administration; bachelor's degree programs in Business Administration, Healthcare Management, Information Technology, and Psychology; and associate's degree programs in Accounting, Business Administration, and Information Technology.

"Guided by a caring faculty and staff, our supportive campus culture will be designed to help students obtain the skills and knowledge needed to compete for existing and emerging occupations," said Marie Neal, newly appointed president of South UniversityAustin. "I am looking forward to leading and growing our institution here in central Texas, to serve a broad audience of students, employers, and community organizations throughout the region."

For information about South UniversityAustin, call (877) 659-5706 or visit

About South University

Established in 1899, South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. South University offers educational programs at the associate, bachelor's, master's and doctorate levels with campuses located in Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth, TX.;  Columbia, S.C.; Montgomery, Ala.; Novi, Mich.; Richmond and Virginia Beach, Va.; Savannah, Ga.; Tampa and West Palm Beach, Fla. See for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important information.

South University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools 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.

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