Lander University

Greenwood, SC

Lander University

Greenwood, SC

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
0
24-29
17%
18-23
62%
12-17
18%
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,414
Declined 1,928
Total Received 3,342
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Public

2,969

undergraduate students

80

graduate students

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

Lander University
320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, SC
29649-2099

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Students Promoting Intelligent Choices and Experiences (S.P.I.C.E.)
  • Lander Association of Biological Science
  • Minorities on the Move (MOM)
  • Presidential Ambassadors
  • Lander Dance Company

Top Events

  • Miss Lander Pageant
  • Homecoming
  • Graduation
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

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
12%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
80%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
0
24-29
17%
18-23
62%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.66

Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,414
Declined 1,928
Total Received 3,342

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Equestrian sports, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Equestrian sports, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Nursing Science
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

3,049

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

2,969
students

Female
69%
2,054

Male
31%
915

3%

80
students

Female
88%
70

Male
12%
10

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

2,706
students

Female
69%
1,866

Male
31%
840

9%

263
students

Female
72%
188

Male
28%
75

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 61%
Student 4 year graduation rate 22%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
33%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

203

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
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

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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