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Fast Facts

About Us

  • Founded in 1911, affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention
  • Four-year, co-ed, comprehensive university with graduate programs
  • Smoke-free and alcohol-free campus
  • Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • More than 100,000 volumes in the library plus numerous electronic databases
  • Size of campus: 271 acres and 36 buildings
  • Population of the city of Anderson: 25,514
  • Located in Upstate South Carolina, 2 hours from Atlanta, GA, and Charlotte, NC

Our Students, Faculty, and Alumni

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Total Student Population: 2,909
     • Traditional Undergraduate: 1,462
     • Resident Students: 1,038 (71%)
     • Gender Ratio: 60% female, 40% male
     • Out of State Students: 16% (28 states represented)
     • International Students: 2% (17 countries represented)
     • Minority Students: 14% (8% Black, 2% Hispanic, 1% Asian, 3% Other)
     • Average Freshman GPA: 3.49
     • Average Freshman SAT:

1055

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Average Freshman ACT: 24
     • Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
     • Alumni: over 10,000 in 50 states and 36 countries

Academics

  • 36 Undergraduate majors and 38 concentrations (Largest: education, business, visual arts)
  • 21 Undergraduate minors
  • 11 Adult/Degree-completion programs
  • 6 Graduate programs
  • Travel study abroad trips, internships, and other opportunities offered

Financial Aid/Costs

  • Tuition, fees, room & board costs (2012-2013): $29,914
  • 2012 freshman class received average of $17,619 in gift aid
  • Over $38 million aid distributed in 2011-2012 to 99% of student body

Athletics/Organizations

  • NCAA Division II; South Atlantic Conference
  • 16 intercollegiate sports
  • Over 40 student organizations (Largest: FCA, BCM, RUF)

Contact Information

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Address: 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621
     • Phone: 864-231-2030 / 800-542-3594
     • Fax: 864-231-2033
     • Web: www.andersonuniversity.edu 
     • Email: admissions@andersonuniversity.edu 


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