Anderson University is a nonprofit private institution located in Anderson, IN and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. The school maintains a Church of God affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Enrollment at Anderson University exceeds 2,600 yearly.
Students may choose from a few areas of study, including:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Communications And Journalism
To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then studied by the admissions office. Students may take either the ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admissions at Anderson University. A score in a range of 910 to 1150 on the SAT, or 20 to 25 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. 56% of students that apply are accepted to this school, of which 29% choose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
Tuition is approximately $27,000 per year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's net price calculator to determine cost. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is about $6,000. Students at Anderson University may qualify for aid which is typically scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Anderson University Ravens participate in several athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs offered include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
Contact information, academics information, programs offered, and much more may be accessed on school's website at http://www.anderson.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants Anderson University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Anderson University is around 2,300 students, where graduate students make up roughly 18% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $28,000-$33,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- Part time students pay in the range of $1,100 to $1,400 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$17,354|
|Receiving Student Loans||78%||$8,082|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Anderson University may provide services including:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
Anderson University has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 57%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||45%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||11%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- Theology (Ministry) Program
Anderson University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference)
- Football (Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Anderson University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Anderson University for official up-to-date information.