Allen University Rankings

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In the World#7333 of 14178
In North America#1809 of 2629
In the United States#1721 of 2528
In South Carolina#31 of 37
In Columbia#5 of 6

Quick Review

Religion
African Methodist Episcopal
Acceptance rate
53%
Avg. cost to attend
$14,303 /y
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
754
Graduates
63
Male:Female Ratio
50:50
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Allen University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate53%63%48%
Applicants689246443
Admissions367156211
Freshmen enrolled full time229105124
Freshmen enrolled part time1284

107 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Other Tests Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American755 (93%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown27 (3%)
White18 (2%)
Hispanic5 (0.6%)
Nonresident Alien3 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.2%)
Asian2 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$14,303/year
Average aid awarded
$10,055
Students receiving aid
97%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$13,754
$30-48K$14,219
$48-75K$15,482
$75-110K$19,413
$110K+$15,836

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$12,540$8,100
Tuition in-state$12,540$8,100
Tuition out-of-state$12,540$8,100
Fee in-district$800$800
Fee in-state$800$800
Fee out-of-state$800$800

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity562
Combined charge for room and board$7,592
Room charge$2,520
Meal charge$5,072

Allen University Majors

MajorBachelor's
Social Sciences, General19
Business Administration and Management, General17
Biology & Biological Sciences, General13
Religion & Religious Studies4
Mathematics, General4
English Language and Literature, General3
Music, General1
Grand Total61
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate22%15%27%
  • Full-time retention rate - 56%
  • Part-time retention rate - 13%

Publications & Citations

Publications
34
Citations
318

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
11
Sociology
5
Biology
3
Materials science
3
Medicine
3
Psychology
3
Political science
2
Business
1
Philosophy
1
History
1
Engineering
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy27602
Medicine4265232
Political science44226
Sociology48215
Physics52342
Materials science54249
Chemistry555127
Biology560931

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199200
199300
199400
199500
199600
199700
199800
199900
200000
200100
200200
200300
200404
200500
200600
200720
200800
200900
201031
201108
2012216
2013241
2014333
2015742
2016119
2017134
2018139
2019239
2020234

General info

Founded1870
WikipediaAllen University
MottoWe Teach The Mind To Think, The Hands To Work, The Heart To Love
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff124
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address1530 Harden Street
Columbia, South Carolina, 29204
United States
City population129,000
Phone8033765700

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