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  Anderson University Announces $3 Million Expansion

On the heels of its largest enrollment, 99-year old Anderson University announced plans today to invest approximately $3 million to construct two new residence halls, expand an existing residence hall, and add a restaurant within its library for student dining – all in time for the institution’s centennial celebration which kicks off in August.  Enrollment this fall is expected to exceed 2,400, up from 1700 only five years ago.  The school also expanded its campus from 68 acres to 270 acres last year.  US News & World Report recognizes Anderson among the top 25 institutions of its type in the South and among the 77 “Up & Coming” universities in America for 2010.

Anderson University is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the Top Tier (top 25) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of “77 Schools to Watch in America, by U. S. News & World Report.  Anderson has also been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,” Located in The Upstate region of South Carolina near the foothills of the Appalachians, Anderson University features a rigorous education in a supportive Christian environment.


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