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Lander University

Greenwood, SC 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate42%

About Lander University

Lander University is a public, state university in the town of Greenwood, South Carolina. Lander University was founded in 1872. The college currently enrolls around 3,049 students a year, including 2,969 undergrad students.

Lander University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Lander University. In 2004, Lander University accepted 42% of applicants. Out of 3,342 applications received in 2004, 1,414 students were offered admission.

Lander University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 42%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 55%

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Lander University is located in Greenwood, South Carolina,.

If you want to see Lander University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 85 to Greenwood, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Greenville-Spartanburg International.

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College Info

320 Stanley Avenue Greenwood, SC 29649-2099

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lander University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lander University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lander University is Continuous processing.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lander University is like? There are approximately 3,049 students enrolled at Lander University, including 2,969 undergraduate students and 80 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from SC and 5% percent of students are from other states.


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