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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 59 major degree programs, 38 concentrations, 46 minors, 18 master’s and doctoral degrees and 8 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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December 2021 Commencement
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Alumni Lawn (the front lawn of Anderson University)
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Dance Scholarship Competition
9:00 AM
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Theatre Scholarship Competition
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AU News

Front cover of the Anderson University December 2021 commencement program

Nov 29


Winter Commencement 2021 Takes Place December 4

More than 400 Anderson University students will become alumni as they receive their degrees during Winter Commencement, taking place on the historic Alumni Lawn.

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Luke and Savannah Black

Nov 23


Alumna Returning to Zambia

A graduate of the Anderson University College of Education will return to Zambia where she and her husband will continue Hands of Hope’s mission.

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Nate Parsons

Nov 22


Parsons Engaged in Quest for Better Treatment of Age-Related Disorders

Nate Parsons, a graduate of the Anderson University College of Arts and Sciences, is researching age-related issues affecting sight and hearing.

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Theatre and Dance students

Nov 16

South Carolina School of the Arts

Theatre and Dance Students nominated for Kennedy Center Award

The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) nominated several Theatre and Dance students for awards and a chance to compete in Washington, D.C. in 2022.

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Threads pop-up thrift shop

Nov 09

Feature Stories

IJM Chapter Event Raises Funds to Help Human Trafficking Victims

Through Threads, a pop-up thrift shop, Anderson IJM raised more than $1,500 to fight human trafficking.

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Nathan, Fiona, Oliva and Martin Jones

Nov 01

Feature Stories

A Calling Across the Atlantic: Ministry and Journey to Citizenship

Nathan and Olivia Jones are pictured during AU Family Week with their parents, Martin and Fiona Jones. Pursuing God’s call into ministry led Martin to the U.S. More recently, all...

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101 ongoing student activities for you to attend
20+ intramural sports for you to join a team
76% of students who visit AU decide to enroll
100% of traditional students get financial aid
#1 in SC private for online graduate nursing

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Anderson University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or religion in its programs and activities. Please direct inquiries to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC, 29621, (864) 231-2026, or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at 1-800-421-3481 or