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Lander University
  • 4 Year
  • GREENWOOD, SC

Report Card

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

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lander is an above-average public university located in Greenwood, South Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,941 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the lander acceptance rate is 43%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 45% of students, lander alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,100.

About

320 STANLEY AVENUE
GREENWOOD, SC 29649
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Peach Belt Conference

Lander University Rankings

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

lander Admissions

Acceptance Rate
43%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1130
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$13,009 / 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
$11,695 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 49 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 64 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 64 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    42%
  • On Campus
    56%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,941 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
203
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 39 responses
  • Hardworking, NURSING STUDENTS
    38%
  • Dedicated
    36%
  • Fellowship
    21%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 70 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 80 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 48 responses
  • People friendly
    29%
  • Lively
    19%
  • Average
    13%
  • Okay
    13%
  • Home away from home
    10%
  • Nice academic programs
    10%
  • Nice, caring teachers that want you to succeed
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
97%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 38 responses

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