Allen University is in the suburban setting of Columbia, South Carolina.
Allen University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life?
Allen University has the International Students Club. In fact, more students participate in the International Students Club than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Allen University include Social Science Club, Gospel Choir, NAACP and Phi Beta Lambda and BASIC.
The Allen University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Religious Emphasis Week and Black History Month observance.
This table offers information on housing at Allen University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||60|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||40%|
Allen University offers housing. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. and 40% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Allen University. In the 2021-2022 school year, 60 students chose to live in campus housing.
Allen University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Allen 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 university, funding, and competition 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 Allen University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
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.
Allen University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Allen University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Allen University, take Interstate 20 to Columbia, SC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Columbia Metropolitan airport.
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