43%

Acceptance Rate

$9,514

Avg.Financial Aid

003435

FAFSA Code

About Lander University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,044

Website

www.lander.edu

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SACSCOC

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

Not applicable

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

Yes

Lander University is a public institution that was established in the year 1872 by Samuel Lander. The university was initially planned to accommodate only women as a private institution and later it upgraded to a full-fledged public co-education university. It is a four-year university that is state-assisted and the highest degree provided here is a Master’s degree. The 128-acre campus has its location in the city and has done extensive renovations to both the academic and administrative blocks since the day they were constructed.

  • The student to faculty ratio is 16:1

  • The University graduation rate is 43%.

  • 2,772 is the total population of the university.

Lander University, which is located in Greenwood, SC is a public university. Lander University was founded in the year 1872. Lander University is recognised by its official colors, blue and gold. The total enrolment stands at 3,227 students at Lander University. Around 3,144 and 82 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 438 who teach various courses to the students. Lander University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At LU around 64% are white, 26% are Black or African American, and 4% belong to two or more races. Further, around 97% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 68% of the students are females and 32% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 148 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Chris Blair, Brett Jankouskas, Miriam Stevenson, and Jim Lander. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. A total of 75 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education). The total endowment of the Lander University is around $16M.

Location & Contact

Address

320 Stanley Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8643888000
Fax: 8643888125
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Rankings

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Admissions

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

None

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

43%

SAT Range

930 - 1120

ACT Range

17 - 22

Application Fee

FALSE$

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.

$14,929

Average Annual Cost

$10,700

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$1,000

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

$9,100

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,700

Total One Year Cost

$24,700

Before applying to LU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $29,870. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

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

64%

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

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$12

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

104 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

53 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

45 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

39 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

35 Graduates

Sociology

35 Graduates

Psychology, General

30 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

21 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

19 Graduates

Biology, General

18 Graduates

Political Science and Government

11 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

10 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

10 Graduates

Mathematics

8 Graduates

Chemistry

7 Graduates

Music

6 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

4 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,970

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

45%

Full-time

93%

Part-time

7%

Students Gender

Male

32%

US National: 44%

Female

68%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

63% White

2% Unknown

26% Black

2% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

5%

Out Of State

94%

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

$52,257 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,500/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,600/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,600/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bearcats

School Colors

royal blue and yellow

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

120

Total Female Athletes

98

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

7

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,400 per year for living on campus. Lander University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at LU costs around $3,600 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 32% male and 68% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,200/year

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

$0$100,000

$25,000

$30,725

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.

$259 - 319

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.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,514

Students Receiving Federal Grants

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,873

Students Receiving State Aid

83%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,509

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,210

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,289

$30K - $48K

$10,551

$48K - $75K

$8,648

$75K - $110K

$6,599

> $110K

$5,745

In case the students at Lander University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,215, whereas the financial aid is $6,809. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,508, while the institutional aid is $6,809.

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