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Anderson is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded in 1911, it adopted coeducation in 1930. Its 32-acre campus is located in the town of Anderson, 20 miles from Greenville.

Website: andersonuniversity.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,983
Undergraduate
Students
(69.4%) 2,070 Women
(30.6%) 913 Men
514
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
79% of 2,322 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.56
SAT Math
481 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
581 average
530-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$47,240
Tuition and Fees
$29,980
Room and Board
$10,640
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$22,571
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,609
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
148
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Anderson Population
26,708
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Greenville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Trojans
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
30%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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