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Anderson University

Anderson, SC

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Overview

Anderson University is a Comprehensive institution located in Anderson, SC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC  29621
United States
Contact Mr. William Monts
Director of Admission
Email: wmonts@andersonuniversity.edu
Phone: 864-231-5795

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Exercise Physiology And Kinesiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Pre-engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Health Services Administration Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Gerontology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Clinical, Counseling And Applied Psychology, Other Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Critical Infrastructure Protection Checkmark
Homeland Security Checkmark
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Bible/biblical Studies Checkmark
Divinity/ministry Checkmark
Missions/missionary Studies Checkmark
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Women's Ministry Checkmark
Youth Ministry Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Pedagogy Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,809
Applied
705
Accepted
3,085
Enrolled
19%
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Female Admissions

2,698
Females Applied
463
Females Accepted
17%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,111
Males Applied
242
Males Accepted
22%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.67
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.9

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 449 530 620
SAT Math 427 510 610
ACT Composite 21 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,480
Private
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Fees

3,240
Full-time student fees
10,900
Room & board
5,570
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

21,570
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,576
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
25,013
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,858
Avg. Loan Aid
13,929
Avg. Grant Aid
19,428
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74.02%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
35%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,085
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.71%
Black or African American 5.24%
White or Caucasian 83.29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 1.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 2.48%
Other 1.42%

Gender

Male (31.7%)
Female (68.3%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 48%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Fall Fest, Homecoming Dance and Spring Fling Dance

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Gamma Beta Phi, Anderson University Education Club, Ducks Unlimited and Council of Exceptional Children

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No No No

Faculty

345
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 158
Part-time - 187
Male - 170
Female - 175
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