About AU

Quick Facts

Recognition

Anderson University is recognized among America's top colleges by Colleges of DistinctionUS News & World Report, and The Princeton Review.

Colleges of Distinction Badges: Christian, Business, Education, Nursing

Degrees Offered

Undergraduate:

Graduate:

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Accreditation

Anderson University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604 800.621.7440). 

Program-specific accreditations and outcomes:


Licensure Rates

  • Athletic Training: 94% pass rate on certification exams over the past three years
  • Education: 100% of our 2017 teacher education candidates passed their Indiana licensing exams
  • Nursing: 98% first-time pass rate on NCLEX exam

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Enrollment Data (2017-18)

  • Applications (Undergraduate): 2,417
  • Acceptance rate (selectivity): 81%
  • First-time enrolled: 349
  • Transfers: 58
  • Total entering class: 414
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 1,566
  • Graduate enrollment: 311
  • Total enrollment: 1,877
  • Freshmen from top 25% of class: 46%
  • Freshmen from top 10% of class: 18%
  • Average SAT score: 1081
  • Church of God representation: 18%
  • Minority student representation: 17.8%

Student Achievement*

  • Freshman to sophomore retention rate (2016-17): 69%
  • Student body fall to fall retention rate (2016-17): 82.6%
  • 6-year completion rate (Cohort 2008): 57%
  • 8-year completion rate (Cohort 2008): 63%
  • Full-time employment rate of graduates (2015-16): 81.2%
  • Placement rate of graduates (2015-16): 97.5%
  • Learn more about student success.
    *IPEDS data

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Tuition and Fees (2017-18)
(Costs reflect full-year, full-time enrollment)


Faculty and Staff (2017-18)*

  • Full-time faculty: 106
  • Part-time faculty (during 2016-17): 59.26 FTE
  • Full-time staff: 214
  • Minority faculty and staff: 35 or 50.9% of student representation
    *Anderson University Dashboard

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