Lander University

Greenwood, South Carolina

Overview

Address320 Stanley Avenue
School Websitewww.lander.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

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StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Lander University is a small public, 4-year college based in Greenwood, South Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,454 students applied to Lander University. Of those students, 2,322 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Lander University was $10,700, in addition to fees of $1,000. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Lander University.

Lander University has a 43% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Lander University acceptance rate is 43%. To put this into perspective, 2,322 of the 5,454 students who applied to Lander University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Lander University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Lander University had an SAT score between the range of 930 and 1,120. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Lander University was between 17 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Lander University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Lander University, the tuition for in-state residents is $10,700. Combined with fees of $1,000, room and board costs of $9,100, other expenses of $2,700 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $24,700.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $21,300 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Lander University to $34,300 for out-of-state students.

Students at Lander University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Lander University was $4,873 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 52%.

Lander University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Lander University.

Lander University has a good gender split, with 68% of undergraduates being female and 32% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are South Carolina residents; in fact, 94% of all students reside in South Carolina. However, 5% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Lander University is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Lander University to thrive in your studies.

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