Anderson University


Student Population
National Rank
Anderson University overview
Location Anderson, South Carolina
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Anderson University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Anderson, South Carolina, Anderson University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,325 prospective students applied, and 2,071 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 642 enrolled in the school.  2,775 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 654 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $25,140 plus fees of $2,860. AU is ranked 448 nationally in the 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Anderson University overview
SAT 960/1280
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
Anderson University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Anderson University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$2,860
Room and Board $9,830
Budget for Other Expenses$3,280
Total One Year Cost$43,110


Average Salary After 10 Years
$37,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
48% within 6 years

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%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Anderson University.