Lander University

Greenwood, SC

Lander University

Greenwood, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$11,700

$21,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
470
75th
540
25th
450
75th
22
25th
15
75th
21
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,209
Declined 2,418
Total Received 5,627
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Public

3,315

undergraduate students

174

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1872, Lander University is a public liberal arts university. Its 120-acre campus is located in Greenwood, in the Piedmont region of South Carolina.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,489
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational

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175-acre campus in Greenwood (population: 23,262), 75 miles from Columbia; branch campus in Greenville. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Greenville (60 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Lander University
320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, SC
29649-2099

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
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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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
470
75th
540
25th
450
75th
22
25th
15
75th
21
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,209
Declined 2,418
Total Received 5,627

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

84%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,312

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,700
Room $6,600
Board $3,970
Additional fees $1,000
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $23,470
Average Financial Aid - $10,312
Total with Avg. Aid $13,158

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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 452-6337
F: 864 388-8811
finaid@lander.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cheerleading, dance, dodgeball, flag football, Frisbee golf, indoor soccer, kickball, racquetball, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Peach Bell Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
General Studies.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Montessori Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,489

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

3,315
students

Female
68%
2,242

Male
32%
1,073

5%

174
students

Female
75%
130

Male
25%
44

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

3,063
students

Female
68%
2,075

Male
32%
988

8%

252
students

Female
66%
167

Male
34%
85

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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