Anderson University

Anderson, SC

Anderson University

Anderson, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$29,980

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,252
Declined 1,552
Total Received 3,804
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Private

3,265

undergraduate students

848

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Anderson University, founded in 1911, is a private, liberal arts-based comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Its campus is located in Upstate South Carolina.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,113
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

Social Networks

271-acre, suburban campus in Anderson (population: 27,293), 20 miles from Greenville. Served by bus; major airport serves Greenville; train serves Clemson (15 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC
29621

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
41%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,252
Declined 1,552
Total Received 3,804

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

88%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,431

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $26,820
Room $5,430
Board $5,210
Additional fees $3,160
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $41,820
Average Financial Aid - $20,431
Total with Avg. Aid $21,389

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,422,395
State $9,058,456
Institutional $21,082,413
Other external $421,939
Total $33,985,203

Non-need-based

Federal $6,828
State $4,463,545
Institutional $8,816,167
Other external $378,833
Total $13,665,373
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 864 231-2070
F: 864 231-2008
finaid@andersonuniversity.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, karate, powderpuff football, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), South Atlantic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Actuarial Science.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art Teacher Education.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Christian Studies.
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Critical Infrastructure Protection.
Dance, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Directing and Theatrical Production.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, General.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
General Studies.
Gerontology.
Graphic Design.
Health Services Administration.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.
Homeland Security.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Technology.
Interior Architecture.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Keyboard Instruments.
Knowledge Management.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Missions/Missionary Studies.
Music Management.
Music Pedagogy.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Musical Theatre.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Nursing Practice.
Organizational Leadership.
Painting.
Photography.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Engineering.
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Voice and Opera.
Women's Ministry.
Worship Ministry.
Youth Ministry.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,113

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

3,265
students

Female
69%
2,266

Male
31%
999

21%

848
students

Female
59%
503

Male
41%
345

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

2,624
students

Female
68%
1,787

Male
32%
837

20%

641
students

Female
75%
479

Male
25%
162

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

125

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Argentina
Brazil
Germany
Israel
New Zealand
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
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