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 Anderson University Prepares for Record Enrollment in its Centennial Year

 Anderson University students will begin moving into their residence halls this weekend, August 14-15, as the university begins another record-setting year, and its centennial celebration.


With enrollment expected to exceed 2,400, up from 1,700 only five years ago, AU made plans last spring to complete a $3 million construction project. The expansion, including two new residence halls, the renovation of an existing residence hall to include more living space, and the construction of “Food for Thought” a new university café, was completed this week, in time for this weekend’s kick-off of the fall semester.


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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