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Anderson University provides students with a rigorous and engaging learning experience that emphasizes the knowledge, intellectual skills, and conceptual frameworks central to each discipline.

Our students are driven by innovation, engaged in active learning, and eager to bring positive changes to the world around them. Anderson University shares that passion and is committed to helping you discover your calling, your path, and your purpose.

With 64 major degree programs, 48 concentrations, 56 minors, 41 master’s and doctoral degrees and 12 certification programs, you’ll experience a first-class, rigorous education at one of the country’s most respected institutions of Christian higher education.

Your journey awaits.

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For God and humanity, Anderson University seeks to be an innovative, entrepreneurial premier comprehensive university where liberal arts, professional studies and graduate studies thrive within an uplifting, welcoming and distinctively Christian community of diverse faculty, staff and students dedicated to intellectually rigorous learning, a caring and hospitable campus culture and personal transformation.

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AU News

Children’s author Mariana Rios Ramirez

Sep 26

Diversity and Inclusion

Hispanic Heritage Month: Children’s Author Shares Inspiration for Book

Children’s author Mariana Rios Ramirez spoke at a Hispanic Heritage Month event September 22.

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Herman Keith sculpture at Anderson University

Sep 22

Diversity and Inclusion

Exhibit Honors Memory of Racial Violence Victims

A sculpture honoring the memory of five lynching victims is on display at Anderson University through February 2024. Pictured fourth from left is artist Herman Keith, along with Anderson University...

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Anderson University's Thrift Library Director Dr. Melanie Croft

Sep 18

Feature Stories

Thrift Library Enters Academic Year with New Director, Enhancements for AU Community

Thrift Library Director of Library Services Dr. Melanie Croft talks about media literacy and better serving students, faculty and staff in an ever-changing information landscape.

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Shown is Anderson University College of Arts and Sciences Professor Dr. Kolawole Olaiya, recipient of a 2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award.

Sep 13

College of Arts and Sciences

Anderson University Professor Receives Fulbright Award

Dr. Kolawole Olaiya is the recipient of a 2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award.

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A red, light blue and dark blue shield logo that reads Honor Roll Great Colleges to Work For 2023

Sep 08


For Fourth Year in a Row, Anderson University Ranked as a Great College to Work For

Anderson University University is one of only two in South Carolina Named to Great Colleges to Work For Honor Roll

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Gary and Apryl Bailey

Sep 08


For Alumni Couple, Investing in Community is Twofold

Gary and Apryl Bailey, Anderson University alumni, transformed a dilapidated building into an award-winning destination in downtown Laurens. They also are committed to providing opportunities for AU students.

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Sep 05

Kinesiology Program Growing, Meeting Demand in Healthcare

A Kinesiology degree can open doors to a wide variety of opportunities in healthcare; also, 100 percent of graduates seeking advanced degrees have been accepted into graduate programs.

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FEISC Annual Conference to feature Stuckey's CEO.

Aug 30


Kim S. Miller Family Enterprise Institute Annual Conference ‘Timeless Truths and Timely Topics: Lessons for Family Enterprise Success’

Stuckey’s CEO Stephanie Stuckey is keynote speaker for the Institute’s third annual conference November 2 at The University Center in Greenville.

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A group of students representing the Anderson University Class of 2027 stand on grass to form a giant AU in this photo taken from a drone.

Aug 23

Welcome Week

Another Year, Another Enrollment Record Established at Anderson University

AU Welcomes Historic Class as Nearly 1,000 First-Year Students Join Largest Private University in South Carolina

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