Anderson University

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School Information

Phone Number: (864) 231-2000
Website: www.andersonuniversity.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.andersonuniversity.edu/freshmen/steps-enrollment
Address: 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621-4035
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,429
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 53%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,852 (54% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $28,000
Out-of-state Tuition: $28,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $19,940

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Anderson University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Anderson University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 91
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 103
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 45
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 61
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Psychology 31
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 61
Visual and Performing Arts 15
Grand total 7512

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Anderson University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $28,000
Out-of-state $28,000
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $9,309
Out-of-state $9,309

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 676 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 676 100% $19,940
Student loan aid 436 64% $7,390

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,576 86% $17,232
Federal student loans 1,734 58% $6,871

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Anderson University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Anderson University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,325 934 2,391
Percent admitted 100% 63% 62%
Percent admitted who enrolled 19% 21% 19%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Anderson University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,429
Undergraduate enrollment 2,881
Graduate enrollment 548

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Anderson University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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