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Lander University Student Life

Lander University is on a 120-acre campus in a small town setting in Greenwood, South Carolina. There are many activities and organizations for Lander University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Lander University also has fraternities and sororities.

Lander University has a thriving Students Promoting Intelligent Choices and Experiences (S.P.I.C.E.). In fact, more students participate in Students Promoting Intelligent Choices and Experiences (S.P.I.C.E.) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Lander University include Lander Association of Biological Science, Minorities on the Move (MOM), Presidential Ambassadors and Lander Dance Company.

The Lander University community comes together each year for Miss Lander Pageant, Homecoming and Graduation.

Lander University Housing

Lander University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most Lander University students live off campus. In 2021, 45% of undergrads at Lander University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 55% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Lander University. There are 1,578 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,969 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Lander University offers coed housing and .

Is Lander 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.

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

Lander 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 Lander 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 Lander University, take Interstate 85 to Greenwood, 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 Lander University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Lander University Students

69%

Women

31%

Men

91%

Full Time

9%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

57%

34%

3%

2%

2%

1%

0.38%

0.31%

0.21%

Undergraduate Students

2,969

Graduate Students

80

Non-Resident / International Students

79

Lander University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 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

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,049

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

42%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,700

Out-of-State

$21,300

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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