Allen University

Allen University

Columbia, SC
student ratio
total students
$11,540 | $11,540
in-state | out-of-state tuition
July 31
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
sat math
sat reading
sat writing
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.


72% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,937
    • Accepted1,395
    • Acceptance Rate72%
    • Enrolled827
    • Female Applicants1,245
    • Females Accepted931
    • Female Acceptance Rate74%
    • Male Applicants692
    • Males Accepted464
    • Male Acceptance Rate67%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$20
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen July 31st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$11,540
    • Out-of-state tuition *$11,540
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$400
    • Room and board *$5,560
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students827
    • Male Student Percentage44%
    • Female Student Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/LatinoNot Reported
    • Black or African AmericanNot Reported
    • White or CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian or Alaska NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students25% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Not Reported
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations International Students Club, Social Science Club, Gospel Choir, NAACP, Phi Beta Lambda and BASIC
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported


Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Golf No Yes No
    • Track No Yes No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Golf No Yes No
    • Track No Yes No
    • Volleyball No Yes No


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty41
    • Full-time Percentage71%
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

1530 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Terri Parker

Director of Admission

Phone: 803-376-5733

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