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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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What is A Day, April 8, 2021?

A Day To Give

Anderson Day (A Day) is a 24-hour campaign in support of student scholarships and campus programs and improvements.

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AU News

Celebrating Black History Month

Feb 19


Celebrating Black History Month: Alumni Have Fond Memories of AU in the '60s and ‘70s

Anderson University is celebrating Black History Month in part by sharing the experiences of its earliest African-American alumni. 

(pictured below, from left to right: Harry Johnson; Cora Johnson Williams; and...

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NASA engineer Stephen Huff with wife Maria

Feb 17


Former Trojans Soccer Player Followed Unlikely Path to NASA

Because of a sports accident when he was younger, former Anderson University student Stephen Huff, pictured with his wife Maria, took advantage of a NASA program that launched his career.

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Anderson University Student Steitler Buisch

Feb 11

Student Spotlight

Quick Thinking, AU Training Helped This Student Save a Life

For Steitler Buisch, an Anderson University School of Public Service and Administration student, Dr. Howard Murphy's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class was literally a lifesaver.

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Anderson University College of Arts and Sciences Professor Lindsey Cain

Feb 10

College of Arts and Sciences

International Day of Women and Girls in Science Profile: ‘Can Do’ Attitude Guides Dr. Cain

Dr. Lindsey Cain, Chair of Physical Sciences in the Anderson University College of Arts and Sciences, is grateful to have grown up with a “can-do” attitude and an opportunity to...

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Cover image of Engaging Generation Z, a book by Anderson University Professor Tim McKnight

Feb 01

College of Christian Studies

Professor's Book on Ministering to Generation Z Tops New Release Chart on Amazon

Engaging Generation Z, a new book by Anderson University College of Christian Studies Professor Tim McKnight, is an Amazon bestseller.

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Cover image of the spring 2021 edition of the Anderson University magazine featuring a young woman with sunglasses and smiling

Jan 28

Feature Stories

AU isn’t just a great place to study—it’s a great place to work, too

In an article from the upcoming spring 2021 edition of Anderson University magazine, you'll read how the University’s unprecedented success is extending beyond the classroom

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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