Lander University Overview
Located in Greenwood, South Carolina, Lander University is a public institution. Greenwood is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Lander University Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at Lander University.
- In 2017-2018, 59% of the faculty were full-time.
Where Is Lander University?
Contact details for Lander University are given below.
|Address:||320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29649-2099|
How Do I Get Into Lander University?
You can apply to Lander University online at: https://lander.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Admissions/Pages/Welcome.aspx
Admission Requirements for Lander University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Lander University?
Approximately 24% of accepted students are men and 72% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 40%, and the acceptance rate for women is 48%.
Average Test Scores
About 55% of students accepted to Lander University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 560. Math scores were between 460 and 540.
Can I Afford Lander University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Lander University, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $6,132 a year. That adds up to $24,528 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Lander University is 10.2%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Lander University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 82 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,941 full-time undergraduates at Lander University, 32% are male and 68% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lander University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||767|
|Hispanic or Latino||77|
South Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Lander University. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 29 countries are represented at Lander University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, United Kingdom, and France.
Online Learning at Lander University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Lander University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 25th most popular in South Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Lander University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lander University was 2.4%. This is the #1,872 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Lander University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Lander University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||3%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||3%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||24%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Lander University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Lander University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#405|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Lander University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Business Administration & Management||2||133||0||135|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||47||21||68|
|Health & Physical Education||0||41||0||41|
|Fine & Studio Arts||0||26||0||26|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||16||0||16|
|Communication & Media Studies||0||15||0||15|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||0||14||0||14|
|Political Science & Government||0||13||0||13|
|General English Literature||0||12||0||12|
|Computer Information Systems||0||7||0||7|
|Natural Resources Conservation||0||5||0||5|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||0||2||0||2|
|International Relations & National Security||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Bill Fitzpatrick under License
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