Anderson University - South Carolina Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3683 of 14,131 In the World
#1068 of 2,597 In North America
#996 of 2,496 In the United States
#13 of 37 In South Carolina
#852 of 1,011 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
#3934 of 5,073 For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
59%
Avg. cost to attend
$21,576 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
3,083
Graduates
765
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Anderson University - South Carolina Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 59% 60% 59%
Applicants 3,804 1,111 2,693
Admissions 2,252 665 1,587
Freshmen enrolled full time 696 238 458
Freshmen enrolled part time 2 1 1

1,470 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

831 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 3083 (80%)
Black or African American 342 (9%)
Hispanic 169 (4%)
Two or more races 90 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 62 (2%)
Asian 54 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 35 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,576/year
Average aid awarded
$22,909
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,031
$30-48K $18,665
$48-75K $20,006
$75-110K $22,749
$110K+ $24,837

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $26,820$10,140
Tuition in-state $26,820$10,140
Tuition out-of-state $26,820$10,140
Fee in-district $3,160$1,038
Fee in-state $3,160$1,038
Fee out-of-state $3,160$1,038

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,472
Combined charge for room and board $10,640
Room charge $5,430
Meal charge $5,210

Anderson University - South Carolina Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 93
Business Administration and Management, General 28 37
Education, General 54
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 41
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 32
Elementary Education and Teaching 28
Divinity & Ministry 9 9 9
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 26
Music Teacher Education 6 19
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 21
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 12 8
Accounting 19
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 16
Graphic Design 16
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 15
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 14
Educational & Instructional Technology 14
Special Education and Teaching, General 14
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 13
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 13
Interior Design 13
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 13
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse & Nursing 11 2
Organizational Leadership 3 9
Christian Studies 11
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 10 1
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 11
Painting 10
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 9
Human Development and Family Studies, General 8
Psychology, General 8
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 7
Human Services, General 7
Music Management 7
Musical Theatre 7
Acting 6
Art Teacher Education 6
Health Services Administration 6
History, General 6
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 6
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other 5
English Language and Literature, General 5
Mathematics Teacher Education 5
Computer and Information Sciences, General 4
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 4
Missions & Missionary Studies 4
Youth Ministry 4
Athletic Training & Trainer 3
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management 3
Information Technology 3
Social Studies Teacher Education 3
Theology & Theological Studies 3
Bible & Biblical Studies 2
Creative Writing 2
Dance, General 2
Directing and Theatrical Production 2
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 2
Homeland Security 2
Mathematics, General 2
Nursing Practice 2
Political Science and Government, General 2
International Business & Trade & Commerce 1
Keyboard Instruments 1
Knowledge Management 1
Legal Studies 1
Music, General 1
Nursing Administration 1
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Voice and Opera 1
Grand Total 583 215 22
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 57% 52% 60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%

Publications & Citations

Publications
262
Citations
3,382

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
141 / 596
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
40 / 8
History
38 / 7
Business
37 / 319
Psychology
37 / 550
Economics
30 / 288
Physics
29 / 2,211
Sociology
28 / 113
Astrophysics and Astronomy
27 / 2,204
Medicine
26 / 110
Art & Design
23 / 74
Mathematics
23 / 177
Political Science
21 / 41
Philosophy
21 / 5
Communications and Public Relations
20 / 74
Health Science
15 / 72
Education Majors
15 / 171
Math Teachers
14 / 169
Computer Science
14 / 109
Classics and Ancient History
13 / 2
Social Psychology
9 / 331
Art History
8 / 0
Demography
7 / 327
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
7 / 8
Investment Banking and Stock trading
7 / 5
Law
7 / 20
Finance
6 / 26
Literature
6 / 0
Marketing
6 / 25
Chemistry
5 / 50
Engineering
5 / 34
Media Studies
5 / 5
Child Psychology
4 / 15
Special Education
4 / 14
Management Information Systems
4 / 23
Political Economy
4 / 7
Anthropology
4 / 0
Creative Writing
3 / 1
Actuarial Science
3 / 3
Development Studies
3 / 17

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 1
1992 2 1
1993 0 0
1994 1 2
1995 1 3
1996 0 6
1997 2 2
1998 2 3
1999 3 1
2000 3 3
2001 3 6
2002 4 2
2003 1 4
2004 2 3
2005 1 2
2006 31 15
2007 25 9
2008 21 24
2009 22 110
2010 13 268
2011 8 238
2012 19 317
2013 16 307
2014 12 265
2015 19 334
2016 15 352
2017 15 320
2018 12 290
2019 14 256
2020 21 380
2021 17 292

Notable alumni

  1. James Lee Barrett

    James Lee Barrett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-1989 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    screenwriteractorfilm producer
    Biography

    James Lee Barrett was an American author, producer and screenwriter.

  2. Timothy M. Cain

    Timothy M. Cain
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    Timothy Martin Cain is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. He was formerly a South Carolina state judge and a law associate of Senator Lindsey Graham.

General info

Alternative names AU
Founded 1911
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 583
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 316 Boulevard
Anderson, South Carolina, 29621-4035
United States
City population 28,000
Phone 8642312000
Fax +1 (803) 231 2004

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