Lander University Rankings

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In the World#3234 of 14178
In North America#954 of 2629
In the United States#881 of 2528
In South Carolina#12 of 37
In Greenwood#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
43%
Average SAT
1035
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
3,144
Graduates
82
Male:Female Ratio
31:69
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
lander.edu

Lander University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate43%44%43%
Applicants5,7741,6294,145
Admissions2,4927171,775
Freshmen enrolled full time943313630

1,318 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

124 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
640 or 68%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Lander University are 940-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
303 or 32%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Lander University are 17-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2069 (64%)
Black or African American821 (26%)
Two or more races122 (4%)
Hispanic83 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown58 (2%)
Asian30 (0.9%)
Nonresident Alien18 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$11,695
Students receiving aid
100%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$10,700$8,856
Tuition in-state$10,700$8,856
Tuition out-of-state$20,300$16,844
Fee in-district$1,000$1,000
Fee in-state$1,000$1,000
Fee out-of-state$1,000$1,000

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,750
Combined charge for room and board$9,400
Room charge$5,780
Meal charge$3,620

Lander University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General133
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse56
Kinesiology and Exercise Science41
Psychology, General34
Art & Art Studies, General26
Elementary Education and Teaching25
Biology & Biological Sciences, General23
Early Childhood Education and Teaching22
History, General19
Sociology16
Mass Communication & Media Studies15
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration14
Political Science and Government, General13
Clinical Nurse Leader13
Montessori Teacher Education13
English Language and Literature, General12
Special Education and Teaching, General10
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies9
Chemistry, General9
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth8
Computer and Information Sciences, General7
Humanities & Humanistic Studies7
Music, General6
Mathematics, General6
Environmental Science5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2
Grand Total51437
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate45%37%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%

Publications & Citations

Publications
355
Citations
4,853

Publication count by topic

Psychology
60
Computer science
37
Medicine
32
Sociology
26
History
26
Economics
26
Political science
24
Chemistry
22
Mathematics
19
Business
17
Biology
13
Art
8
Philosophy
5
Geography
5
Materials science
4
Environmental science
3
Engineering
3
Physics
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History151335
Geography1958412
Philosophy197012
Economics2135452
Psychology22351,594
Sociology2438169
Business2564311
Political science273162
Computer science2965793
Art32621
Medicine4137278
Physics420230
Mathematics435880
Chemistry4549190
Environmental science458721
Engineering515212
Materials science523216
Biology523572

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990414
199149
1992311
1993815
199437
1995520
1996210
1997615
1998733
1999328
2000834
20011244
20021454
20031191
20045107
20051197
20063130
20078146
20084139
20097152
201011189
201116189
201212206
201318273
201412207
201519236
201610237
201711292
201829317
201912463
202020699

General info

Founded1872
WikipediaLander University
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions
Total FTE staff498
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, South Carolina, 29649-2099
United States
City population22,000
Phone8643888000
Fax+1 (864) 388 8125

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