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Anderson University Student Life

Anderson University is on a 271-acre campus in an urban setting in Anderson, South Carolina, not far from Greenville. There are many activities and organizations for Anderson University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Anderson University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Anderson University has a thriving Baptist Collegiate Ministries. In fact, more students participate in Baptist Collegiate Ministries than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Anderson University include Gamma Beta Phi, Anderson University Education Club, Ducks Unlimited and Council of Exceptional Children.

The Anderson University community comes together each year for Fall Fest, Homecoming Dance and Spring Fling Dance.

Does Anderson University Offer Student Housing?

Anderson University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Anderson University students live off campus. In 2021, 48% of undergrads at Anderson University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 45% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Anderson University. There are 1,519 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,085 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,408 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 56% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Anderson University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Anderson University Athletics

At Anderson University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Anderson University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Is Anderson University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Anderson University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Anderson University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Anderson University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Anderson University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Anderson University, take Interstate 85 to Anderson, SC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Greenville-Spartanburg International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in South Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Anderson University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Anderson University Students

68%

Women

32%

Men

87%

Full Time

13%

Part Time

80%

In State

20%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

83%

5%

5%

2%

1%

1%

1%

0.18%

0.07%

Undergraduate Students

3,085

Graduate Students

763

Non-Resident / International Students

33

Anderson University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,848

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

19%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$30,720

Out-of-State

$30,720

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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