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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
3.56% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
2,650 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
72.8% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
273 Graduates

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The median tuition at Anderson University is $28,500, which is $3,710 less than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,515.

In 2016, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Anderson University received 2,650 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.15% annual growth. Out of those 2,650 applicants, 1,760 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,232 students enrolled at Anderson University in 2016, and 74% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Anderson University has an overall enrollment yield of 24.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Anderson University has a total enrollment of 2,232 students. The full-time enrollment at Anderson University is 1,625 students and the part-time enrollment is 607. This means that 72.8% of students enrolled at Anderson University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Anderson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.3% White, 14.2% Black or African American, 2.15% Hispanic or Latino, 1.66% Asian, 0.85% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.27% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Anderson University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (34.9%), followed by White Male (23.3%) and Black or African American Male (3.36%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (0.54%), followed by Black or African American Male (0.31%) and White Female (0.22%).

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In 2016, 72 more women than men graduated from Anderson University. The majority of students graduating from Anderson University are White. These 474 graduates mean that there were 12.2 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 39 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Anderson University is Registered Nursing with 48 graduates, followed by Elementary Education & Teaching with 26 graduates and General Psychology with 25 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Anderson University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Theology, with 39 graduates, followed by Parks, Recreation, & Leisure with 23 graduates and Public Administration and Social Service with 28 graduates.


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Anderson University has an endowment valued at nearly $31.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.03M (3.31%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Anderson University had a total expenditure of $47.2M. Of that $47.2M, they spent $19.7M on salaries and $6.6M on benefits.

Anderson University employs 46 Professors, 36 Associate professors, and 31 Assistant professors. Most academics at Anderson University are Male Professors (35), Male Associate professors (18), and Female Associate professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Anderson University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, Management, with 39 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 28 employees.



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