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Anderson University - South Carolina
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  • 4 Year
  • ANDERSON, SC

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

316 BOULEVARD
ANDERSON, SC 29621
About Anderson - South Carolina...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference
From Anderson University - South Carolina

You’re standing at a crossroad.

The decision you’re about to make is one that will set the course of your life in a profound way. We want to be a part of your journey.

Great Academics.

Great Faith.

Great Purpose.

Great Hospitality.

These are the pillars upon which Anderson University was built and continues to thrive. But a #TrueToAU experience is so much more than that.

This is our invitation to you. Discover why our students are so engaged in campus culture and the ways in which you’ll find yourself an integral part of it. As South Carolina’s largest private institution of higher learning, Anderson University provides an accessible, comprehensive, and rigorous education where you are encouraged, strengthened, and nurtured in your faith.

This is your journey.

Where will it take you?

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Anderson University - South Carolina Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
59%
SAT Range
860-1210
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$21,576 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,909 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
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. 72 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 72 responses

Majors

Four-Time Apple Distinguished School

We have been recognized by Apple as a distinguished school for continuous innovation in learning, teaching, and the school environment four consecutive times, since 2014. Our commitment to Innovation and Digital Learning has placed us squarely at the forefront of high-tech teaching, creating distinctive learning environments that have earned rave reviews from students and professors alike.

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    47%
  • On Campus
    43%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,673 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
410
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Christian
    71%
  • Accepting
    24%
  • Focused
    3%
  • Proud Aetheist, Satanist
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
92%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 63 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 96 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 52 responses
  • Community- everyone is a big family here
    58%
  • AMAZING
    15%
  • Too oppressive
    8%
  • BORING
    6%
  • Growing
    6%
  • Homelike
    4%
  • UNIQUE
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 43 responses

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