Anderson University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Anderson University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,925 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1911 and is one of the 2 schools located in Anderson, South Carolina.

Anderson University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are available at Anderson University.

Anderson University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Occupational Therapy, and Art. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
77%
Anderson University student retention rate is fair at 77% (well above South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Anderson University is below average: 54%.

Student to faculty ratio at Anderson University is pretty decent, 15:1. Find out more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,900
Average tuition cost is high, about $20,100 annually. The additional fees at Anderson University not covered by tuition are around $1,800; this totals $21,900 a year.

Read the details about Anderson University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
71%
As reported in recent government data, 1,750 applications were submitted and 1,246 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Anderson University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,200
Anderson University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Anderson University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Anderson University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,300 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- nearly $4,200 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Anderson University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Anderson University seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Anderson University Location and Maps



Post Address: Anderson University, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, South Carolina 29621-4035, USA
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