Anderson University - South Carolina Rankings

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#4186 of 14,160In the World
#1151 of 2,624In North America
#1077 of 2,523In the United States
#15 of 37In South Carolina
#900 of 1,003For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
#3627 of 5,152For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
1035
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$21,599 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,893
Graduates
650
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Anderson University - South Carolina Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate69%70%68%
Applicants2,2776831,594
Admissions1,5654791,086
Freshmen enrolled full time640200440
Freshmen enrolled part time33

1,026 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

519 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
486 or 76%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 860
or below

75% of them
had 1210
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Anderson University - South Carolina are 860-1210 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
399 or 62%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Anderson University - South Carolina are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2870 (81%)
Black or African American296 (8%)
Hispanic147 (4%)
Nonresident Alien69 (2%)
Two or more races64 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown49 (1%)
Asian38 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,599/year
Average aid awarded
$21,315
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,346
$30-48K$15,045
$48-75K$21,495
$75-110K$23,621
$110K+$23,599

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$26,130$9,651
Tuition in-state$26,130$9,651
Tuition out-of-state$26,130$9,651
Fee in-district$3,100$1,100
Fee in-state$3,100$1,100
Fee out-of-state$3,100$1,100

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,472
Combined charge for room and board$10,390
Room charge$5,300
Meal charge$5,090

Anderson University - South Carolina Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse100
Business Administration and Management, General1340
Music Teacher Education1238
Education, General46
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels36
Accounting31
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other31
Kinesiology and Exercise Science28
Elementary Education and Teaching28
Divinity & Ministry11105
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General195
Human Services, General23
Marketing & Marketing Management, General22
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other21
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies18
Graphic Design17
Psychology, General16
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration16
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing131
Business & Commerce, General12
Musical Theatre12
Interior Design12
Organizational Leadership11
Biology & Biological Sciences, General11
Social Studies Teacher Education10
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia10
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication10
Special Education and Teaching, General10
Health Services Administration9
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology9
International Business & Trade & Commerce8
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management8
Acting7
Christian Studies7
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse & Nursing61
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching6
Youth Ministry6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other5
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology5
Art Teacher Education5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Health & Health Care Administration & Management4
Actuarial Science3
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics3
Computer and Information Sciences, General3
Pre-Engineering3
Mathematics Teacher Education3
Painting3
Creative Writing3
Homeland Security2
Mathematics, General2
Music Management1
History, General1
Music, General1
Human Development and Family Studies, General1
Bible & Biblical Studies1
Nursing Administration1
Grand Total6122098
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%56%72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
293
Citations
3,509

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
158 / 590
Psychology
49 / 693
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
42 / 7
History
41 / 7
Business
40 / 418
Sociology
31 / 107
Physics
30 / 2,098
Mathematics
29 / 321
Economics
29 / 271
Medicine
27 / 112
Astrophysics and Astronomy
27 / 2,085
Art & Design
26 / 64
Philosophy
22 / 4
Political Science
22 / 27
Math Teachers
20 / 178
Computer Science
20 / 120
Communications and Public Relations
19 / 183
Education Majors
19 / 165
Classics and Ancient History
15 / 2
Health Science
14 / 57
Social Psychology
13 / 327
Art History
10 / 0
Law
8 / 18
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
7 / 5
Literature
7 / 0
Demography
7 / 167
Management Information Systems
6 / 19
Investment Banking and Stock trading
6 / 3
Finance
6 / 25
Marketing
6 / 25
Special Education
6 / 28
Child Psychology
5 / 28
Media Studies
5 / 5
Chemistry
5 / 48
Engineering
5 / 36
Environmental Science
5 / 4
Political Economy
4 / 3
Cognitive Science
4 / 22
Human Resource Management
4 / 121
Development Studies
4 / 16

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199001
199111
199221
199300
199422
199513
199607
199721
199825
199932
200033
200136
200242
200314
200423
200512
20063115
20072510
20082125
200922108
201010264
20118243
201219314
201316310
201410252
201519309
201614323
201716295
201812253
201914224
202019333

Notable alumni

  1. James Lee Barrett

    Photo
    James Lee Barrett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-1989 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm produceractor
    Biography

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

General info

Alternative namesAU
Founded1911
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff528
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address316 Boulevard
Anderson, South Carolina, 29621-4035
United States
City population26,000
Phone8642312000
Fax+1 (803) 231 2004

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