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    Anderson University - Indiana - [AU], Indiana, Anderson

    Anderson, IndianaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1917established year
    1671enrollment
    8.3/10

    Anderson University - Indiana: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    Located in the county seat of Madison County, Anderson University is a private Christian liberal arts university that connects intellectual advancement with its religious mission. Established in 1917, Anderson University is home to around 1,671 students from over 100 countries. 

    According to Colleges of Distinction, US News & World Report, College Consensus, and The Princeton Review, Anderson University is ranked among America’s top colleges. The university offers more than 60 UG majors, and graduate programs.

    Anderson University Student Enrollment

    Rankings

    • As per the US News and World Reports, Anderson University is ranked 84 in regional universities midwest.
    • Anderson University is ranked 142 in top performers on social mobility.
    • Anderson university's undergraduate engineering program has been ranked 177 by the US News and World Reports.
    • The university ranks 193 in best online MBA programs and 12 in best online graduate criminal justice programs.

    Highlights

    Established year 1917
    Location Anderson, Indiana United States
    University type Private
    Campus Setting Suburban
    Accreditation Higher learning commission
    Number of Programs 65+
    Total Enrolment 1,671
    Academic calendar Semester-based
    Acceptance Rate 65%
    Website anderson.edu

    Programs offered by Anderson University

    Anderson University offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. All the study areas are divided into seven schools that specialize in the sciences, business, communication, social science, and the arts.

    Undergraduate programs offered by the university are bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of science in nursing, bachelors of music, associates of arts, associates of science. Graduate programs offered by the university include Master of Business Administration, Doctor of Business Administration, Master of Divinity, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, Master of Music Education. 

    The university offers more than 60 undergraduate majors. accounting, music, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, political science, Christian ministries, criminal justice, communication, computer engineering, cybersecurity, psychology, finance, management, marketing to name a few.

    Anderson University Campus

    Anderson University is located in Anderson Indiana, United States. The campus provides all the necessary facilities including good infrastructure required to support quality education. The campus includes the Reardon Auditorium and the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Apart from this, the campus has several academic buildings. Byrum Hall, decker hall, Hartung hall, Nicholson library to name a few.

    Residence/ Housing Facilities at Anderson University

    Anderson University provides on-campus accommodation facilities in the form of residence halls for the students. There are residence halls and apartments to provide students with quality on-campus residence experience. There are five residence halls which include:

    • Dunn Hall housing around 190 men in an option of two-person rooms, single rooms, or larger three-to-four person rooms.
    • Smith Hall housing approximately 205 men in traditional two-person rooms.
    • Martin Hall housing approximately 183 women in traditional two-person rooms, single rooms.
    • Morrison Hall housing about 183 women in traditional two-person rooms.
    • Miners Hall housing approximately 111 women in suite-style housing.

    Apart from this, there are three campus apartments, namely fair common, south campus, tara east. Some of the common facilities provided there include beds, chairs, dresser, closet, free internet access in all rooms, free wifi on campus, lobby lounge areas with restrooms, laundry facilities in each building, air-conditioned rooms.

    Anderson University Application Process

    Application: Students can fill the admission application form online through the university website. 

    Application Fee: 50 USD for Graduate admission

    Application Deadline: Admissions at Anderson University are on a rolling basis. 

    Admission Requirements: 

    • Completed online application
    • Academic transcripts for all secondary or post-secondary education
    • official SAT or ACT scores
    • Applicants whose native language is not English must provide proof for English proficiency to the authorities. Anderson university accepts TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo English test scores, etc.
    Exam Minimum Required Scores
    TOEFL 547(PBT)
    210(CBT)
    78(iBT)
    IELTS 6.0

    Duolingo English Test

    50
    • Copy of passport.
    • A personal essay stating one's reason for choosing Anderson
    • A letter of recommendation.
    • Applicants must provide a financial statement verifying resources to pay for a total one year expense in the USA

    Anderson University Cost of Attendance

    The estimated expenses per semester for an undergraduate program at Anderson University are:

    Expenses Fee per semester (in USD)
    Tuition Fee (12-18 credit hours) 15,350 
    Room and Board 3,120- 3,680
    Student Services Fee 265
    First-Year Experience Fee 130
    Parking Permit (per year) 60
    Books 600
    Travel 500
    Personal Expenses 900

    Tuition Fee for the graduate programs at Anderson University are:

    Programs Total Tuition Fee (in USD)
    MBA- Residential (10 months) 34,030
    MBA- Online (two years) 21,423
    Seminary Studies (per semester hour) 446
    Master of Music Education (per semester hour) 400
    Post MBA Certificate(per credit hour) 579
    Doctor of Business Administration(per credit) 810

    Scholarships and Financial Aid

    Scholarships are given to those outstanding students who have the potential to perform exceptionally well both inside and outside the classroom. Anderson University provides scholarships to international students as an "IMPACT" award. These funds can be availed by the students with high needs and who keep with themselves the potential to have a positive impact on the community. 

    The fund is raised with the help of friends and alumni donations and the university budget. The scholarship provides very tough competition. A specific amount of money is available for each year. The scholarship is awarded to as many students as possible.

    One can easily apply for the international student scholarship by following the given process:

    • One must complete the application.
    • One must submit their SAT or ACT scores.
    • One needs to submit a personal essay stating one's reason for choosing Anderson. one can also include any other useful information which one feels can strengthen their application.
    • One is required to complete the international financial aid application thoroughly and honestly.

    International students can also apply for outside international scholarships and education loans to finance their studies at Anderson University. 

    Alumni Network

    Anderson University has a well-established network of alumni. As a graduate of Anderson university one also becomes a member of the alumni association. Alumni association consists of graduates and former students representing all eras of Anderson University. Following are some of the notable alumni of Anderson university:

    • Neal G. Moore - News anchor
    • Franklin Cleckley - Professor
    • Lawrence Brownlee - Professional opera singer
    • Lynelle Johnson - Singer, dancer and stage actress
    • Jane Jensen - Fiction author
    $34,5001st YEAR
    FEES

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 07

    Application Deadline

    $34,5001st YEAR
    FEES

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 07

    Application Deadline

    $34,5001st YEAR
    FEES

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 07

    Application Deadline

    $34,5001st YEAR
    FEES

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 07

    Application Deadline

    $34,5001st YEAR
    FEES

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 07

    Application Deadline

    Anderson University - Indiana Overview

    Insitution type
    Private (Not for Profit)
    Student Population
    2419
    FAFSA Code
    001785
    Application Cost
    $50
    Accreditation
    NCA
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $34,500 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    2 : 1

    Admission & dates

    Application Portal :https://apply.anderson.edu

    Early Action Deadlines

    November 1

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    January 15

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Undergraduate
    SAT Check Detailed Score1010910111080
    Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500450550-
    Mathematics510460560-
    ACT Check Detailed Score22192546
    English211725-
    Mathematics221925-

    Anderson University - Indiana Acceptance Rate

    65.3 %

    acceptance rate

    2236

    total applicants

    2419

    total enrolled

    Male
    Female

    42.7%

    Male

    57.3%

    Female

    Undergraduate
    Undergraduate Programs
    65.2%
    Total Applicants
    3006
    Total Enrolled
    1961
    Graduate
    Graduate Programs
    65.2%
    Total Applicants
    702
    Total Enrolled
    458

    Anderson University - Indiana enrollment

    Enrollment
    Anderson University - Indiana Enrollment
    2419
    Undergraduate Enrollment
    1961
    Graduate Enrollment
    458
    Graduation Rate
    Average Graduation Rate
    44.1%

    Attendance Cost

    $34,500

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $34,500 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $34,030 / Year
    On Campus
    Books & Supplies
    $1,200 / Year
    On campus, Room & Board
    $9,740 / Year
    On Campus, Other Expenses
    $2,800 / Year
    Off Campus
    Off campus (not with family), Room & Board
    $6,000 / Year
    Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses
    $2,800 / Year
    Off campus (with family), Room & Board
    $2,800 / Year
    Off campus (with family), Other Expenses
    $2,800 / Year

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
    Program wise accreditation
    Music Programs
    National Association of Schools of Music
    Nursing Programs
    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Nursing Programs
    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

    Faculty

    total facultyfull timepart timegraduate assistants
    140213841815

    Ranking

    2019
    Forbes logo

    Forbes

    Ranked #614

    Overall (National)

    College Rating

    Based on 7 Students Rating

    8.3 out of 10
    9.1/10Academic
    8.6/10Accommodation
    9.4/10Faculty
    9.4/10Infrastructure
    7.7/10Placement
    8.0/10Social Life

    Reviews

    TL
    7.5 /10

    I opted for this college because of its top quality education and world wide acknowledgement. My academic background had been good throughout the school and I also performed well in my graduation. After working for almost 3.5 years in a software company, I decided to pursue my further career in management field, so, after making the decision, I applied here online for an application fee of $50.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course comprised each and every necessary segment which should be in a management course. Moreover, It was a combination of class sessions, seminars, virtual internships, public management meetings, etc. There were numerous things that i had learned during my course interval.

    8 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    ZK
    6.8 /10

    I applied to several universities and got approval from this university. I took help from a private consulting agency and it guided me all the way up for my admission. I asked to my teacher for recommendations and prepared an essay on my profile. The online application cost was $50.

    Course Curriculum :

    My curriculum consisted topics from fracture mechanics, machinery dynamics, and applications to the aerospace industry. Apart from these, my favorite subject was thermodynamics, strength of material and production & technology. I did a lot assignments and lab work through out the course.

    8 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    KM
    8.8 /10

    At IWU, you'll have opportunities to marry the questions you're passionate about to hands-on projects, faculty-guided research, and travel the world to satisfy your curiosity - to both solidify your understanding of the world and differentiate you to prospective employers or graduate schools. My GPA was 6, and I had applied through an online application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course comprised each and every necessary segment which should be in a management course. Moreover, It was a combination of class sessions, seminars, virtual internships, public management meetings, etc. There were numerous things that I had learned during my course interval.

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    MS
    8.3 /10

    When I arrived on campus, everyone was so welcoming and nice that they immediately made me feel at home. Their commitment to my education by providing me with an ample amount of resources opened my eyes to the different ways in which I can make an impact on others. After securing a GPA of 9, I had applied through an online application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    My curriculum consisted of topics from fracture mechanics, machinery dynamics, and applications to the aerospace industry. Apart from these, my favorite subject was thermodynamics, the strength of the material and production & technology. I did a lot of assignments and lab work throughout the course.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    KA
    7.3 /10

    The desire to learn about the implications of visual communication in the practice of business environment was the basic reason why I joined this college. With an educational background in Commerce and having Business Communication as a Core Paper in my plus 2 examinations, I felt I was competent enough to pursue my studies in this particular stream. My admission process consisted of submitting the required documents and transcripts and the necessary application fees of around $100 which was non-refundable.

    Course Curriculum :

    I am currently in my second year of the program. In the first year, we were taught the basic concepts concerning visual language, video communication and photography. Currently, we are engaged in the study of typography, animation and CAD and 3D modeling. In our final year, as mentioned in our academic brochure we have subjects like visual design, communication theory and art and design.

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    6 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    6 /10 extracurricular
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    1100 E. 5th St., Anderson, IN 46012
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    Nearby This Campus

    • Book Store
    • Restaurant
    • Super Market
    • Hospital
    • Shopping Mall
    • Airport
    • Bus Station

    Book Store

    Anderson University Campus Store0.32 km
    Reader Copies1.84 km
    Ollie's Bargain Outlet1.91 km
    Comic Book Heaven3.75 km
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    Super Market

    Harvest Supermarkets1.26 km
    Family Dollar1.31 km
    Harvest Supermarket - Anderson, Indiana1.37 km
    Strong's Market3.11 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Cross Street Market Place2.53 km
    THE EDGE : Local Shops Edgewood5.99 km
    THE EDGE6.07 km

    Bus Station

    1109 Main Street161.79 km

    Restaurant

    Dairy Queen Grill & Chill1.19 km
    Frisch's Big Boy Restaurant1.23 km
    Subway Restaurants2.03 km
    Papa John's Pizza2.18 km
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    Hospital

    The Jane Pauley Community Health Center1.84 km
    AMR Anderson Station2.11 km
    St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital2.13 km
    Bahadur Shah, MD2.14 km
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    Airport

    Community Hospital Heliport3.34 km
    Anderson Muni Airport-Aid4.52 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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