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.

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
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-preparatory 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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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 transferred

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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