62%

Acceptance Rate

$19,940

Avg.Financial Aid

003418

FAFSA Code

About Anderson University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,429

Website

www.andersonuniversity.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Anderson University is a private not-for-profit university which was established in 1917 and since then the mission of the university has been a sincere commitment to the teaching of liberal arts aimed at the overall development of its students. The university has a Baptist religious affiliation with the headquarters at Anderson in South Carolina.

  • University's acceptance rate is 66%.

  • There are 2,232 students in total with 1,625 full-time and 607 part-time enrollments.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1 at the university.

  • The retention rate for full-time students is 77% and for part-time students is 60%.

  • The university has a total graduation rate of 58%.


Online Education at Anderson University

  • The online degree program at the university provides the luxury of convenience and flexibility. The student can move ahead in the curriculum at their personal pace.

  • The university also provides 'Journey Coaches' who will assist the students through admission procedure, credit transfer, registering for classes, navigating through various offices and other academic-related and admission centric complexities.

For more info on Tuition and Fees


Reviews

Some student reviews of the university are given below.

  • Diversity spectrum is limited around the campus. Major-specific classes are much more engaging and interesting than general classes.  

  • The campus is small and easy to navigate. The community is friendly and helpful. The professors are excellent in their respective fields and very approachable.

  • The campus is small and welcoming. The students feel right at home. The staff and professors are really encouraging and the academics are rigorous and well planned.

Location & Contact

Address

316 Boulevard

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8642312000
Fax: 8642312000
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Rankings

  • The university is ranked 65th in 'South Regional Universities'.
  • The university ranks 22nd in 'Best Undergraduate Teaching' and 36th in 'Best Value Schools'.

  • It ranks 16th in 'Most Innovative Schools'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

62%

SAT Range

958 - 1275

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,641

Average Annual Cost

$25,140

Books And Supplies

$2,000

Other Fees

$2,860

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,830

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,280

Total One Year Cost

$43,110

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

79%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

43%

Male Professors

57%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

92 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

52 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

32 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

31 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

28 Graduates

Human Services, General

23 Graduates

Marketing

22 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

21 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

21 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

21 Graduates

Psychology, General

21 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

19 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

16 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

15 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

15 Graduates

Biology, General

13 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

10 Graduates

Music

9 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

9 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

8 Graduates

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement,...

8 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

8 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

8 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

7 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

6 Graduates

Public Health

6 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

5 Graduates

Homeland Security

5 Graduates

International Business

5 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

3 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

2 Graduates

Engineering, General

2 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

2 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

2 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

1 Graduates

Dance

1 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,881

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

29%

Full-time

88%

Part-time

12%

Students Gender

Male

31%

US National: 44%

Female

69%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

81% White

8% Unknown

5% Black

3% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

0 Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

24%

Out Of State

75%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,101 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 88% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

88%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,030/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,800/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,800/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Raven

School Colors

orange and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

243

Total Female Athletes

149

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$23,125

$34,403

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$240 - 357

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,940

Students Receiving Federal Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,652

Students Receiving State Aid

76%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,077

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,314

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,972

$30K - $48K

$22,778

$48K - $75K

$20,497

$75K - $110K

$18,899

> $110K

$17,724

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$17,608,879

The university supports students financially for meeting the requirements of fee payment. Financial aids are provided in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs. Students in need of such aids must fill in the FAFSA form. Anderson University federal school code is 003418. The various financial support measures provided by the institution are given below.

  • Federal Aids provided include Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Federal work-study opportunity.

  • Yellow Ribbon Program and Post 9/11 GI Bill are provided as Military Aids.

  • State Aid includes South Carolina State Tuition Grant, LIFE Scholarship, HOPE Scholarship, and South Carolina Palmetto Fellows.

  • Institutional Aids provided by the university include President’s Scholarship, Founder’s Scholarship, Provost’s Scholarship, Ministry Vocational Scholarship, and Denmark Scholarship.

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