Private 4 Year

Anderson University

Anderson, South Carolina

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Anderson University overview
Location Anderson, South Carolina
Online andersonuniversity.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Anderson University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Anderson University, located in Anderson, South Carolina, is a private institution that was established in 1911. With a suburban campus that spans approximately 270 acres, the university offers a serene environment for its students, featuring Southern colonial architecture. It sits nearly 30 miles southwest of Greenville, providing access to urban amenities while maintaining a distinct campus atmosphere. Anderson University is known for its comprehensive academic offerings, particularly in fields like nursing, business, and education. While it maintains a selective admissions process, the university places an emphasis on a holistic review of applicants. On-campus living is provided through a range of housing options, from traditional residence halls to apartment-style accommodations. Anderson University competes in NCAA Division II athletics, with their teams known as the Trojans, but is not specifically renowned for its athletic programs on a national scale.

In the most recent statistical year 5,043 prospective students applied, and 2,289 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 798 enrolled in the school.  3,616 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 505 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $30,860 plus fees of $860.












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Admission Standards

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GPA 3.72

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Anderson University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$860
Room and Board $11,230
Budget for Other Expenses$4,092
Total One Year Cost$48,242

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$37,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

48% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Anderson University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 37%
Business 36%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
Psychology 4%
Communication 3%

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