Allen University

Columbia, SC

Allen University

Columbia, SC

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

12-17
100%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,395
Declined 542
Total Received 1,937
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Private

827

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Allen University, founded in 1870, is a private, liberal arts university affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Its campus is located in Columbia.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 827
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation African Methodist Episcopal
Historically Black college/university yes

Campus in Columbia (population: 133,114), 78 miles from Charlotte. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to athletic events. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Nearest airport: Columbia Metropolitan

Allen University
1530 Harden Street
Columbia, SC
29204

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • International Students Club
  • Social Science Club
  • Gospel Choir
  • NAACP
  • Phi Beta Lambda and BASIC

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Religious Emphasis Week
  • Black History Month observance
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

12-17
100%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Application deadline July 31

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,395
Declined 542
Total Received 1,937

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
first generation
standardized test scores

Not Considered

application essay
racial/ethnic status
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
English Language and Literature, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
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Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

827

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

827
students

Female
56%
466

Male
44%
361

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

804
students

Female
57%
453

Male
43%
351

3%

23
students

Female
57%
13

Male
43%
10

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54

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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