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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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An image of the cover of a book on Martin Luther by Anderson University professor Dr. Channing Crisler.

May 10

College of Christian Studies

Professor's New Book Explores Martin Luther’s Relevance Today

Dr. Channing Crisler shines a spotlight on Martin Luther in his new book published by Lexham Press.

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A collage of images showing the faces of Anderson University employees.

May 10


Anderson University Ranked Among Best Work Places in South Carolina

Specifically citing Work Life Balance, Greenville Business Magazine placed AU as the No. 5 best work place in the state among large employers.

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A portrait of Anderson University graduate Nathan Heffington

May 07


National Nurses Week Profile: Dr. Nathan Heffington

In celebration of National Nurses Week, an Anderson University graduate reflects on caring for others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ballons spell out A Day

May 06

A Day to Give

A Day Sets Record for Giving in 2021

Once again, Anderson University's annual A Day in 2021 set records for giving.

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Hunter Strickland, professor of education at Anderson University, stands next to president Evans P. Whitaker.

Apr 27

College of Education

Education Professor Receives Teaching Excellence Award

South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) has named Dr. T. Hunter Strickland its 2021 Excellence in Teaching award winner for Anderson University.

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South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster tours Electrolux's Anderson County factory.

Apr 20

College of Engineering

Electrolux Announces Major Gift to College of Engineering

During a visit to an Electrolux factory in Anderson by South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, the company announced a $300,000 gift to the Anderson University College of Engineering,

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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