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
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.