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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,836
Declined 486
Total Received 2,322
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Private

2,983

undergraduate students

514

graduate students

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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 3,497
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational

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).

  • Metropolitan area: Greenville
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Greenville-Spartanburg International

Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson
29621

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Baptist Collegiate Ministries
  • Gamma Beta Phi
  • Anderson University Education Club
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Council of Exceptional Children

Top Events

  • Fall Fest
  • Homecoming Dance
  • Spring Fling Dance
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
85%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.56

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,836
Declined 486
Total Received 2,322

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

class rank

Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Art Teacher Education
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Christian Studies
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Critical Infrastructure Protection
Dance, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Directing and Theatrical Production
Divinity/Ministry
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Exercise Physiology
Graphic Design
Health Services Administration
History, General
Homeland Security
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human Services, General
Information Technology
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Studies, General
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 and Missiology
Music Management
Music Pedagogy
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Organizational Leadership
Painting
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Theology/Theological Studies
Voice and Opera
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

3,497

total students

80.6%

in-state

19.4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

2,983
students

Female
69%
2,070

Male
31%
913

15%

514
students

Female
53%
272

Male
47%
242

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

2,550
students

Female
69%
1,756

Male
31%
794

15%

433
students

Female
73%
314

Male
27%
119

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137

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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