Anderson University

Located in the vibrant city of Anderson, South Carolina, Anderson University is a selective, comprehensive university offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees on campus and online. Our nine Colleges and Schools offer 36 majors, 50 concentrations, and 29 minors. In addition, we offer seven master's degrees that range from an MBA to a Master of Music in Music Education. And, through our Graduate School of Christian Ministry, we offer a Doctor of Ministry.

We are ranked as one of the best regional universities in the South by both US News and World Report and The Princeton Review. In addition to our top tier academic ranking, AU has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as the #7 Most Innovative Regional University in the South and #27 Best Value School among Regional Universities in the South. 

At the heart of our educational program is an uncompromising commitment to the liberal arts as a means of preparing students with both a breadth and depth of knowledge they need not only to be successful in the career of their choice, but to be successful in all realms of life – in family, community, work, and church.

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The best way to learn about AU is to see our campus and talk to our students, faculty, and staff. 

AU has just recently opened the G. Ross Anderson Jr. Student Center, a $26 million, 90,000-square foot facility.  We are a two hour drive from both Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina and 30 minutes from the city of Greenville, South Carolina.  With fantastic year round weather and proximity to both the mountains and the beach, it is a great place to go to school.

Our Men's Soccer Program is a perennial NCAA Div. II standout who has, received national recognition in years past, and strives to compete with the best teams in the country.  The combination of a competitive soccer program, strong academics, and Christian environment has attracted current players from all over the U.S. and around the world.