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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.

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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

Adrian Mayes

Jan 17

Diversity and Inclusion

College of Education Graduate One of ‘10 Educators Making a Difference’

For Adrian Mayes, students come first. He admits being an educator is “hard work,” but is quick to add that it’s “heart work.”

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Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Jan 13

Diversity and Inclusion

Weeklong Celebration of MLK’s Life, Legacy

Anderson University is celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Winter 2021 Synthesis Magazine cover

Jan 03

College of Arts & Sciences

Winter Synthesis is Now Available

Student-produced magazine tells stories of graduates, students and award-winning faculty of the Anderson University College of Arts and Science making an impact.

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Devin Allen

Dec 20

College of Health Professions

Allen Receives Fullerton Medical Scholarship

A Student in the Anderson University College of Health Professions received a Fullerton Foundation scholarship that prepares APRN’s to care for rural patients.

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College of Christian Studies

Dec 17

College of Christian Studies

The Call Conference Planned for Feb 12 at Anderson University

“One of the most valuable gifts we can give to students is helping them better understand what it means to be called of God to ministry or to other vocational...

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Fanny Karlsson

Dec 15

Center for Global Engagement

Trojan Assumes Leadership in Swedish Women's Soccer

Trojans Women’s Soccer alumna Fanny Karlssen is entering an exciting new role as head of women’s soccer in Sweden for Athleticademix.

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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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76% of students who visit AU decide to enroll
100% of traditional students get financial aid
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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