Lander University

Greenwood, South Carolina

Lander University Overview

Student population

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

Distant

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.

Lander University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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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.

Lander University Cost

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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.

Out-of-state students 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.

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, with 52% of students being awarded federal aid.

Lander University Student Life

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 to thrive in your studies.

Lander University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
HISTORY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

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