Private 4 Year

Allen University

Columbia, South Carolina

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Allen University overview
Location Columbia, South Carolina
Online allenuniversity.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation African Methodist Episcopal
Allen University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Columbia, South Carolina, Allen University is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the African Methodist Episcopal faith. Allen University has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  578 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 43 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $12,540 plus fees of $800.

Allen University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Allen University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$800
Room and Board $7,894
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$24,234

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$24,300 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Allen University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 44%
Social Sciences 24%
Biology 11%
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9%
English and Literature 8%

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