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Anderson University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Anderson University

Website: http://www.andersonuniversity.edu
Address: 316 Boulevard , Anderson , South Carolina - 29621
Phone: (864) 231-2000
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Small City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Baptist
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
1,547
595
952
Percent admitted
78%
72%
81%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
35%
62%
20%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
450
570
SAT Math
460
560
SAT Writing
430
570
ACT Composite
18
24
ACT English
18
24
ACT Math
17
24
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $17,400
Out-of-state tuition $17,400
Books and supplies $1,600
On-campus room and board $7,050
On-campus other expenses $3,150
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
97%
-
Federal grant aid
37%
$3,189
State or local grant aid
81%
$5,832
Institutional grant aid
97%
-
Loan aid
92%
$6,456
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,064
34%
66%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,976
Estimated graduates enrolled 88
Undergraduates 24 years old 70%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 17%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 45%
Men 39%
Women 49%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 38%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 44%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 45%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $15,400 $17,850 $18,700 $19,212 2.7%
Books and supplies $1,550 $1,550 $1,600 $1,600 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,400 $6,650 $7,050 $7,250 2.8%
Other $4,180 $4,180 $3,850 $3,875 0.6%
Off Campus          
Room and board $6,142 $6,392 $6,800 $7,000 2.9%
Other $5,700 $5,935 $6,315 $6,500 2.9%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $10,310 $10,730 $11,416 $11,750 2.9%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $27,530 $30,230 $31,200 $31,937 2.4%
Off Campus $28,792 $31,727 $33,415 $34,312 2.7%
Off Campus with Family $27,260 $30,130 $31,716 $32,562 2.7%
 

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,822 677 1,145
Percent admitted 69% 66% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 36% 36% 35%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 385 85%
ACT 231 51%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1959 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 7/1/2008 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1976 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 3/21/2002 -   Accredited