Lander University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Lander University is a small four-year, public school with 3,050 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1872 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Greenwood, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
At Lander University you can get your several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Lander University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Nursing, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
61%
The student retention rate at Lander University is relatively low at 61% (close to South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Lander University is low: 41%. About 35% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Lander University is decent: 16:1. Learn more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,600
Average tuition cost is fairly high - $17,700 per year. The additional fees at Lander University not covered by tuition are roughly $900, which comes to $18,600 annually.

Read the details about Lander 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
42%
As reported in recent data, 3,189 applications were submitted and 1,348 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

Lander University will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Lander University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,400
Lander University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lander 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
D+
Lander University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,600 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, about $4,400 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Lander 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 numbers, Lander University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lander University Location and Maps



Post Address: Lander University, 320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099, USA
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