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ANDERSON UNIVERSITY - SOUTH CAROLINA - [AU], ANDERSON, SOUTH CAROLINA

Anderson, South CarolinaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1911Established Year
  3494Enrollment

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

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Established in the year 1911, Anderson University is a private university located in the vibrant city of Anderson, South Carolina, USA. It offers both campus-based as well as online courses across a wide range of areas. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 114 full-time and 60 part-time faculties are appointed by the university to teach 1,671 students (2018-19). 

Anderson University Rankings

Anderson University secured the below ranks given by the US News and World Report for the year 2019: 

  • Ranked 50 in Regional Universities South.
  • Ranked 20 in best undergraduate Teaching
  • Ranked 32 in Best Value Schools.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
LocationSouth Carolina
Official Websiteandersonuniversity.edu
Establishment Year1911
No. of Campuses1
Total Student Enrollment1,671
Faculty members174
Types of Programs OfferedUndergraduate, Graduate, Doctoral
Mode of ProgramOn-Campus, Online, Hybrid

Anderson University Campus and Residence

Located near the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Anderson University offers a beautiful, scenic and happening campus to its students. It houses 9 colleges and schools offering 36 majors, 29 minors and 50 concentrations.

  • University has 21 different on-campus accommodation halls offering various housing modes, ranging from the traditional halls to the private suites.
  • Application for on-campus housing should be submitted by May 1. 

Anderson University Programs

Anderson University offers undergraduate, graduate, adult education and non-traditional programs.

Anderson University Enrollment

Undergraduate programs are offered in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Music, Associate of Arts and Associate of Science.

Master of Business Administration, Doctor of Business Administration, Master of Divinity, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (Online) and Master of Music Education are the graduate programs offered by the Anderson University.

Anderson University Application Process

Application Portal: Students can apply through the Anderson University’s online application. Undergraduate students can also apply through the Common Application portal.

Application Fee: A 25 USD application fee is charged.

Application Deadline: Anderson University accepts applications on a rolling basis.

Admission Requirements: Official SAT or ACT score, Official transcripts of all previously attended institutions.

English Proficiency Requirements: The university acceptsTOEFL andIELTS scores as proof of English proficiency.

Anderson University Cost of Attendance

Students enrolled at Anderson University, are required to pay the following charges for a year: 

Fee TypeCost (per year)
Tuition26,130 USD
Student Service Fee2,350 USD
Technology Fee500 USD
Health & Wellness Fee200 USD
Student Government Fee50 USD
Total29,230 USD

Tuition cost of some of the graduate program are as follows:

ProgramCost (per credit hour)
Education380 USD
MBA and MOL500 USD
Christian Ministry350 USD
Criminal Justice480 USD

Per year cost of living for various types of accommodation available are:

Room TypeCost (per year)
Single7,200 USD
Double5,300 USD
Townhouses5,700 USD

Rates of meal plans are described below:

Meal PlanCost (per year)
Freedom5,090 USD
Freedom Plus5,280 USD
Townhouses: 10 Meal Plan3,120 USD

Anderson University Scholarships/Financial Aids

Student Financial Services (SFS) of Anderson University manages the financial aid offered to enrolled students. Aid is offered on the basis of the following criteria: 

  • Demonstration of financial need in the form of valid documents.
  • Merit basis ( academic aptitude and key achievements).

Types of financial aid available:

  • Grants: Offered by the federal government, state government, college or a private/non-profit organization
  • Scholarships: Offered on the basis of academic and financial need
  • Work-Study Program: Students are allowed to work part-time during the academic years
  • Loans: Offered by government and private organizations, must be repaid after finishing studies

Few of the scholarships offered by the Anderson University are: 

  • AU merit scholarships: Following scholarships are offered by the Anderson University to students enrolled in traditional undergraduate programs: 
    • Edwards Scholarship: Up to an amount of USD 16000 per year.
    • Nicholson Scholarship: Up to USD 14000 per year.
    • Morrison Award: Up to USD 9000 per year.
    • Raven Award: Up to USD 6000 per year.
  • BPA Scholarship: A 500 USD/semester amount is given to selected students for four years. Eligibility criteria are described below:
    • First-time freshman student
    • Maintenance of 2.5 GPA
    • Letter from BPA high school advisor
  • Centre for Leadership Development (CLD) Scholarship: Selected students are awarded full-tuition for four years. An existing member of Centre for Leadership Development, satisfying the following criteria, are eligible to apply for this scholarship: 
    • Minimum 1050 SAT or 22 ACT
    • 3.0 or above GPA
  • Cybersecurity Scholarship: Students, enrolled in Cybersecurity major, are awarded 2,500 USD scholarship. It is renewable for three years. Minimum eligibility criteria:
    • Admitted as a first-time student to Anderson University.
    • GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
    • Demonstrate community involvement through church, school, or other organizations
    • Completed the FAFSA

Anderson University Alumni Network

Some of the distinguished alumni of Anderdon University are: John S Pistole: former deputy director of the FBI, Bill Gaither: American Singer and songwriter and Jane Jensen: American video game designer and author.

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Anderson University - South Carolina Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population3779
FAFSA Code003418
Application Cost$25
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$24,140 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-75- -
IELTS-6- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score113510401230 89%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing575530620-
Mathematics560510610-
ACTCheck Detailed Score242126 76%
English242126-
Mathematics221925-

Anderson University - South Carolina Acceptance Rate

79.1%

Acceptance Rate

2322

Total Applicants

3779

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

32.7%

Male

67.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program79.1%
Total Applicants4103
Total Enrolled3244
Graduate
Graduate Programs79.0%
Total Applicants677
Total Enrolled535

Anderson University - South Carolina Enrollment

Enrollment
Anderson University - South Carolina Enrollment3779
Undergraduate Enrollment3244
Graduate Enrollment535
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate43.5%

Attendance Cost

$24,140

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$24,140 / Year
Post Graduate Program$40,500 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$2,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$9,680 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,900 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,000 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,410 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,410 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$4,410 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
22282158703
+1-864-231-2030
TELEPHONE
316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621
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Book Store

Anderson University Bookstore0.2 Km
Friend's Store1.25 Km
McDowell's Emporium2.38 Km
Planet Comics2.65 Km
Sermons in Nutshells3.16 Km
Books-A-Million3.97 Km
Ollie's Bargain Outlet4.61 Km
Book Exchange7.49 Km
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Hospital

AnMed Health Medical Center0.73 Km
Carolinas Center For Advanced Management Of Pain1.1 Km
PruittHealth Hospice - Anderson1.13 Km
AnMed Health Rehabilitation Hospital2.77 Km
AnMed Health Carolina Cardiology3.21 Km
Partners in Primary Care3.37 Km
AnMed Health Epic Buildings3.4 Km
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BI-LO Charities Children's Cancer Center3.54 Km
AnMed Health Women's and Children's Hospital3.6 Km
CHS Hospital NE4.06 Km
Lice Clinics of America - Anderson7.22 Km
Patrick B Harris Psychiatric Hospital7.88 Km
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Restaurant

Subway Restaurants0.93 Km
Skins Hotdogs1.44 Km
J Peters Grill & Bar - Downton Anderson1.66 Km
Sullivan's Metropolitan Grill1.68 Km
Mama Penn's Restaurant2.88 Km
Moe's Southwest Grill3.83 Km
Logan's Roadhouse4.4 Km
Papas & Beer Mexican Restaurant5.06 Km
Tucker's Restaurant5.12 Km
Golden Corral Buffet & Grill5.46 Km
Subway5.74 Km
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant6.97 Km
Texas Roadhouse7.15 Km
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Shopping Mall

Towne Center Shopping Center1.2 Km
Beck Plaza1.23 Km
Windsor Place Shopping Center1.28 Km
Humingbird Antique Mall1.59 Km
Anderson Pavilion1.81 Km
Dogwood Plaza2 Km
Hanna Market2.56 Km
Belvedere Plaza3.67 Km
Watson Village Climate Controlled and Outdoor RV Boat Storage3.96 Km
Mall Parade3.99 Km
Anderson Mall4 Km
Tom Fouts Tire4.01 Km
Lakeside Square & Shopping Center4.16 Km
Market Place4.66 Km
North Hills Center4.83 Km
Midtowne Park5.31 Km
Pearman Dairy Plaza5.63 Km
Publix ATM Boulevard Market Fair6.06 Km
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Airport

Anderson Regional Airport6.84 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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