2,983
Students
Financial aid thermometer
19,354
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
79
79%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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. Jacob Queen
Director of Admission
Email: jqueen@andersonuniversity.edu
Phone: 864-231-5795

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management 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
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Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Education (multiple Levels) Checkmark
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Health Services Administration Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice Related Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Critical Infrastructure Protection Checkmark
Homeland Security Checkmark
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Protective Services Related Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Biblical Studies Checkmark
Divinity/ministry Checkmark
Missionary Studies And Missiology Checkmark
Theology Checkmark
Youth Ministry Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
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Painting Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,322
Applied
1,836
Accepted
2,983
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

1,617
Females Applied
1,278
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

705
Males Applied
558
Males Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.56
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 August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 581 530 620
SAT Math 481 510 610
ACT Composite 23 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,140
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Fees

2,860
Full-time student fees
9,830
Room & board
5,030
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

19,354
Avg. Financial Aid Package
21,033
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,227
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,284
Avg. Loan Aid
11,456
Avg. Grant Aid
16,574
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
86% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,983
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.45%
Black or African American 6.24%
White or Caucasian 84.04%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 2.92%
Other 1.48%

Gender

Male (30.61%)
Female (69.39%)

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 46%

Student Activities

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

Student Services

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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
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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
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
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

341
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 148
Part-time - 193
Male - 159
Female - 182