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Allen University

Columbia, SC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%
Acceptance Rate72%

About Allen University

Allen University Overview

Allen University is a private, religious school in the suburban setting of Columbia, South Carolina. Allen University was founded in 1870 and enrolls 656 undergrads and no graduate students. Allen University provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! July 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Allen University!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Allen University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Planning to play sports? Allen University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Allen University on the Student Life page.

2022 Allen University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 72%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Tuition $12,540
Percent of Need Met 74%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $7,025

Is Allen University a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Allen University offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

Allen University Acceptance Rate 2022

Allen University is not difficult to get into. The university admitted 72% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 1,937 applications received in 2022, 1,395 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Allen University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 62% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Allen Universityare still enrolled their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Allen University Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Allen University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Allen University

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Allen University meets 74% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $7,025 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $13,037 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Allen University.

Based on this information, how does Allen University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Allen University a good school for you?

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Where is Allen University Located?

Allen University is located in the suburban setting of Columbia, South Carolina.

If you are interested in seeing Allen University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20 to Columbia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Columbia Metropolitan.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Allen University and Columbia are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1530 Harden Street Columbia, SC 29204

Campus Setting: Suburban

Allen University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Allen University is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Allen University ACT Scores

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Allen University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$39,375

In State

$39,375

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$12,540
$12,540
Fees
$22,888
$22,888
Housing
$3,947
$3,947
Books
Unknown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Allen University is like? There are approximately 656 students enrolled at Allen University. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 75% percent are from SC and 25% percent of students are from other states.

88%

Full Time

12%

Part Time

75%

In State

25%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

656

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

72%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$35,428

Out-of-State

$35,428

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 1
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