About Allen University
On Campus Housing
A private, African Methodist Episcopal university, Allen University is situated in Columbia, South Carolina. At Allen University, around 92% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 49% of the students are females and 51% are males. Finally, at AU around 92% are Black or African American, 3% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 2% are white. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Joseph DeLaine, William D. Chappelle, Lewis C. Dowdy, and George Harold. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. AU offers a total of 21 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. Allen University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to AU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $22,636. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($13,340), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($7,592), and budget for other expenses ($2,000). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$49,461 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $7,592 per year. The students at Allen University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,830 per year. The university has enrolled around 51% male and 49% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The financial aid department of Allen University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,484, whereas the financial aid is $3,716. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,397 and institutional aid worth $3,716.