Anderson University is on a 271-acre campus in the urban setting of Anderson, South Carolina, not far from Greenville.
Anderson University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Anderson University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Anderson University has the Anderson Science Association. In fact, more students participate in the Anderson Science Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Anderson University include Education Club, Gamma Beta Phi, Business Club and Council of Exceptional Children.
Anderson University students' favorite campus traditions are Fall Fest, Homecoming Dance and Spring Fling Dance.
This table offers information on housing at Anderson University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||50%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,519|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,507|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||50%|
Anderson University offers housing for students. 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 2022, 50% of undergrads at Anderson University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 50% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Anderson University. There are 1,519 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,158 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,507 students chose to live in campus housing. 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.
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 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 Anderson 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||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|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||√||√|
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. 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 Anderson University, take Interstate 85 to Anderson, SC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Greenville-Spartanburg International airport.
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