Anderson University is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Anderson, SC, less than an hour from Greenville.
Founded in 1911, Anderson University currently enrolls around 3,848 students a year, including 3,085 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Anderson University's endowment was valued at $44,683,602 in 2021. For each full-time student, Anderson University spends about $5,683.
Acceptance rate: 19%
Average GPA: 3.67
Mean ACT score: 21
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It is slightly difficult to get into Anderson University. Around 19 percent of all applicants to Anderson University are accepted each year. Out of 3,809 applications received, 705 students received an admissions offer.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.67 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 21.
Anderson University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Anderson University, around 84 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 642 students who started at Anderson University as first-time freshman, 330 graduate within four years.
Around 57 percent of students who started at Anderson University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 30 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $32,692 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Anderson University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Anderson University is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Anderson University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Anderson University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Anderson University is like? There are approximately 3,497 students enrolled at Anderson University, including 2,983 undergraduate students and 514 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from SC and 19% percent of students are from other states.
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