Lander University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Stanley Avenue

Box 6007

Greenwood, SC 29649-2099

(864) 388-8307

Fax: (864) 388-8125



Contact: Jennifer Mathis

Director of Admissions
Main Address

320 Stanley Avenue

Greenwood, SC 29649-2099

(864) 388-8400

www.lander.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,555

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 555

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,493

Graduate enrollment: 59

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 47%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 68%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Lander University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (864) 388-8000
Website: www.lander.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.lander.edu/sites/office-of-admissions/undergraduate-admissions/freshman-students
Address: 320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29649-2099
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,044
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 43%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,025 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $11,700
Out-of-state Tuition: $21,300
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $9,514

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

Lander University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lander University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 43
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 11
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 12
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 2255

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lander 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 $11,700
Out-of-state $21,300
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,800
Out-of-state $23,500

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 761 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 734 96% $9,514
Student loan aid 569 74% $6,132

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,301 83% $9,444
Federal student loans 1,793 64% $6,580

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lander 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 Lander University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,454 1,416 4,038
Percent admitted 100% 41% 43%
Percent admitted who enrolled 16% 17% 16%

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

Lander University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,044
Undergraduate enrollment 2,970
Graduate enrollment 74

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

Lander University Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • 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
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions
  • 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 Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - 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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