Tuition & Fees

$26,970

$26,970

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

32%

68%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,788
Declined + 1,528
Total Received 3,316
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Private (nonprofit)

2,749

undergraduate students

456

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Business
  3. Kinesiology
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Codes

SAT 5008
ACT 3832

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
44%
400-499
34%
300-399
6%
700-800
0
600-699
12%
500-599
45%
400-499
36%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
41%
400-499
39%
300-399
9%
30-36
15%
24-29
32%
18-23
42%
12-17
10%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
39%
18-23
43%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
48%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,205
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Anderson, SC

271-acre, suburban campus in Anderson (population: 27,544), 20 miles from Greenville. Served by bus; major airport serves Greenville; train serves Clemson (15 miles).

Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
37%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
44%
400-499
34%
300-399
6%
700-800
0
600-699
12%
500-599
45%
400-499
36%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
41%
400-499
39%
300-399
9%
30-36
15%
24-29
32%
18-23
42%
12-17
10%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
39%
18-23
43%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
48%
12-17
6%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,788
Declined + 1,528
Total Received 3,316

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Pam Ross
V.P. for Enrollment Management and Marketing
P: 864 231-2030
F: 864 231-2033
admission@andersonuniversity.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,593,440
State $7,935,904
Institutional $15,958,997
Other external $417,449
Total $27,905,790

Non-need-based

Federal $59,490
State $2,985,358
Institutional $6,086,319
Other external $196,826
Total $9,327,993

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), South Atlantic Conference
Mascot
Trojans
School colors
gold and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Art Education
Biology
Business Administration
Christian Ministry
Communication/Mass Media
Early Childhood/Elementary Education
Education
Elementary Education
Elementary Education with Learning Disabilities
English
English Education
History
Interior Design
Kinesiology
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Ministry
Music
Music Education
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Physical Education
Pre-Engineering
Psychology
Religion
Social Studies Education
Spanish
Teaching Elementary Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

86%

2,749
students

Female
68%
1,878

Male
32%
871

Graduate

14%

456
students

Female
54%
245

Male
46%
211

undergraduateFull-time

90%

2,480
students

Female
68%
1,678

Male
32%
802

undergraduatePart-time

10%

269
students

Female
75%
200

Male
25%
69

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

39%

Transfer applicants accepted

73%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

125

semester hours

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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
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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
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Countries most often represented Argentina
Brazil
China
Germany
Iceland
Mexico
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Leonard Johnson
Coordinator of International & Multicultural Recruitment
864 231-2040
ljohnson@andersonuniversity.edu

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