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Anderson University Named to 2011 “100 Best College Buys” List

AU given national honor for the fourth straight year

Anderson University has been named to the list of “America’s 100 Best College Buys” for the fourth straight year. The independent ranking is administered by Institutional Evaluation & Research, Inc.
This ranking evidences the extraordinary quality that exists at Anderson University for the price charged. The ranking does not consider financial aid in the assessment, indicating that AU is a Best Buy based on its full, published price. This suggests that after financial aid, Anderson is an even better value. “We are obviously very happy to be on this exclusive list of universities across America, which includes only 28 private universities,” said University President Dr. Evans Whitaker of the honor. In addition to being one of 28 private universities nationally to make the list, AU was one of only two in South Carolina, along with Charleston Southern University. 

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 21) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of 68 “Up and Coming” schools to watch in America, by U. S. News & World Report. It is the #1 “Up and Coming” school in the South according to that publication.  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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