2,969
Students
Financial aid thermometer
5,105
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
42
42%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Lander University is a Comprehensive institution located in Greenwood, SC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, SC  29649
United States
Contact Ms. Jennifer M. Mathis
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@lander.edu
Phone: 864-388-8307
Fax: 864-388-8125

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History 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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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,342
Applied
1,414
Accepted
2,969
Enrolled
42%
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Female Admissions

2,459
Females Applied
1,047
Females Accepted
43%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

883
Males Applied
367
Males Accepted
42%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.66
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 18 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,700
In-state
20,300
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,000
Full-time student fees
8,900
Room & board
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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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

5,105
Avg. Financial Aid Package
4,616
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,340
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,870
Avg. Loan Aid
3,417
Avg. Grant Aid
1,903
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
88% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
59%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,969
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.27%
Black or African American 33.95%
White or Caucasian 57.09%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.31%
Asian 0.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 1.86%
Other 2.2%

Gender

Male (30.82%)
Female (69.18%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 45%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Miss Lander Pageant, Homecoming and Graduation

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
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Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

249
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 164
Part-time - 85
Male - 114
Female - 135