B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
Anderson University - South Carolina is ...
Private not-for-profit, Baptist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference
Address
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621

Anderson University - South Carolina Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
55%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
950-1183
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Anderson University - South Carolina

Cost

Net Price
$20,310/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,786/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,938/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,315/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,749/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,955/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.61 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.65 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.65 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,398Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
Report
  • Christian
    65%
  • Accepting
    21%
  • Too Christian
    9%
  • Focused
    3%
  • Proud Aetheist, Satanist
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life.56 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.89 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
Report
  • Community- everyone is a big family here
    56%
  • AMAZING
    16%
  • Too oppressive
    9%
  • BORING
    7%
  • Growing
    4%
  • Homelike
    4%
  • UNIQUE
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.43 responses
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Anderson University - South Carolina Reviews

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My experience at Anderson University so far has been great. The faculty is extremely caring and considerate of all students. Each faculty member strives to make students feel connected with them and are eager to help them succeed. There are many different organization opportunities around the campus so there is always something to do or an invitation floating around. The dining hall and other food sources around campus are amazing! Anderson University feels like home for me and I couldn't have made a better college decision.
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Anderson University is a place where you can be you. Coming to AU I have made amazing friends who love the Lord just as much as I do! Here at Anderson University community is key! People are friendly, so don't worry about knowing anyone when you come because by the end of your first week here you'll know the whole campus.
This is the kind of school that caters to one type of student- if you're a crafty, Christian majoring in Education, Nursing or Interior Design- you'll be very happy here. If not, then you will not be. The big issues with the school I have and why I would not recommend going here is firstly, administration is laughable. Registration for classes is idiotic- all students in the entire university log onto the same site at the exact same time in a desperate bid to register for classes before the server inevitably crashes. I also tried to get help for a certain scheduling issue and not once did the school help me fix the problem, even after I called repeatedly. This biggest issue with the school is that, other than ministries, there is NOTHING to get involved in. Club choices are anemic and Student Activities is unhelpful and hostile towards anyone who wants to make a new club. In conclusion, come here for the three good majors or if you're religious. If not, look elsewhere.