Southern Adventist University is a Seventh-day Adventist school in Collegedale, Tennessee, possessed and worked by the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. U.S. News and World Report orders it as a Southern Regional College, and the magazine has reliably positioned it as one of the top-level schools in that class. Because of the requirement for extra space for extension the school migrated in 1916 and was renamed Southern Junior College. In 1944 Southern started granting baccalaureate degrees and was renamed Southern Missionary College. In 1996 the foundation began presenting graduate degrees and received its present name. Southern offers relate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees The understudy personnel proportion at Southern Adventist University is 16:1 and its most chose majors are organic and biomedical sciences; business, administration, promoting, and related bolster administrations; instruction; and wellbeing callings and related clinical sciences. Southern offers 81 college degrees, with sixty majors, thirty-eight minors and two one-year testament programs. It additionally offers graduate degrees in business, software engineering, instruction, brain science, nursing, religion and social work. The college is licensed by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.