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Anderson University
Anderson, SC
FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entrance Difficulty
Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School Graduation High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program College preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    
 
Examinations
Exam   Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT
Subject Tests,
or ACT
   
SAT Subject
Tests Only
 
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
Not reported
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Address 316 Boulevard
City, State, Zip Anderson, SC  29621-4035
Phone (864) 231-2030
Fax (864) 231-2004
E-mail admission@andersonuniversity.edu
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered No
Early Decision Deadline  
Early Decision Notification  
Early Action Offered No
Early Action Deadline  
Early Action Notification  
 
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission Deadline August 1
Application Fee $25
Application Fee Waiver Available
Regular Admission Notification Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission Not reported
Waiting List Used No
Defer Admission Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
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APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued
Application Form
Common Application Not accepted
Universal College Application Not accepted
Electronic Application Available
 
Other Application Requirements
Interview Not required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other  
Financial Need Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
SELECTION OF STUDENTS
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X      
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Class Rank   X    
Recommendations     X  
Essay     X  
Interview       X
Level of Applicant's Interest       X
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Volunteer Work     X  
Particular Talent/Ability     X  
Character/Personal Qualities   X    
First Generation to Attend College       X
State Residency       X
Geographic Residence       X
Relation with Alumnus       X
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment       X
Ethnicity       X
Work Experience       X
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate 54% of 3,316 applicants were admitted
   Women 54% of 2,325 applicants were admitted
   Men 54% of 991 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled 860 (48%) of 1,788 admitted students enrolled
   Women 589 (47%) of 1,255 admitted students enrolled
   Men 271 (51%) of 533 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision
Admission Rate
 
Early Action
Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List  
Students Accepting Wait List Position  
Students Admitted From Wait List  
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math 515 average
460-560 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 0%
  Score of 600 - 700 12%
  Score of 500 - 600 44%
  Score of 400 - 500 36%
  Score of 300 - 400 7%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Critical Reading 532 average
470-585 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 3%
  Score of 600 - 700 13%
  Score of 500 - 600 44%
  Score of 400 - 500 34%
  Score of 300 - 400 5%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Writing 510 average
  Score of 700 - 800 1%
  Score of 600 - 700 10%
  Score of 500 - 600 41%
  Score of 400 - 500 39%
  Score of 300 - 400 9%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA 3.55
3.75 and Above 32%
3.50 - 3.74 29%
3.25 - 3.49 29%
3.00 - 3.24 7%
2.50 - 2.99 3%
2.00 - 2.49  
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite 23 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
  Score of 30 - 36 6%
  Score of 24 - 29 39%
  Score of 18 - 23 49%
  Score of 12 - 17 6%
  Score of 6 - 11 0%
  Score of 5 or Below 0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank Top tenth: 37%
Top quarter: 62%
Top half: 87%
Bottom half: 13%
National Merit Scholar Not reported
Valedictorian 1%
Class President Not reported
Student Gov. Officer Not reported