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

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Report Card

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

Those 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 what makes Anderson University the largest private university in South Carolina. Learn how you’ll receive an education

that is accessible, excellent, and rigorous. See why our students are so engaged in our campus culture, and the ways in which you’ll find yourself an integral part of it.

After all, this is your journey.

Where will it take you?

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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

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
860-1210
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$21,599 / 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
$21,315 / 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
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 61 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 71 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 71 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    34%
  • On Campus
    58%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,544 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
349
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Christian
    73%
  • Accepting
    22%
  • Focused
    3%
  • Proud Aetheist, Satanist
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
92%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 62 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 95 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 51 responses
  • Community- everyone is a big family here
    59%
  • AMAZING
    14%
  • 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
67%
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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