Southern Union State Community College

Health Sciences Division

Southern Union State Community College is a Public institution with a campus in Opelika, Alabama. The institution is approved to offer nursing programs by the Alabama Board of Nursing. The Opelika, Alabama campus for Southern Union State Community College is located in a Rural setting, see the map below. Total enrollment for all degrees including nursing programs is 4,727. The student-to-faculty ratio is 23-to-1. In-state tuition and fees were $3,696, while out-of-state tuition and fees were $6,860 for the most recent reporting period.

Nursing Degree Programs at Southern Union State Community College

  • Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN)
  • Practical Nursing Program (LPN)

Visit the Southern Union State Community College website to learn how to apply for the nursing degree programs listed above. We also recommend that all nursing students in Alabama periodically review the requirements for a CNA, LPN, and RN nursing license as presented by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Understanding the CNA, LPN, and RN nursing license requirements and duty restrictions for Alabama will help you navigate your education needs and avoid career planning mistakes often made by nursing students.

Southern Union State Community College 2014-2015
Student population:4,727
Student-to-faculty ratio:23-to-1
In-state tuition & fees:$3,696
Out-of-state tuition & fees:$6,860
Room and board:$4,400
Percent on financial aid:84%
Open admissions policy:yes
Religious affiliation:Not applicable

Ethnicity Profile of Students


Male 42%
Female 58%
Full-Time 58%
Part-Time 42%
Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%

Southern Union State Community College Address And Campus Setting

Click the map below to see the physical campus address and get driving directions to: Southern Union State Community College, 1701 Lafayette Parkway, Opelika, Alabama 36801. You can also see the Southern Union State Community College campus setting and nearby attractions in satellite or street view mode.
Southern Union State Community College Nursing School in Opelika Alabama

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Last updated: January 29, 2016