Lander University

country rank  715
world rank  2266

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University Overview

Founded in 1872, Lander University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Greenwood (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Lander University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lander University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 147 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1872
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood (population range: 10,000-49,999)
29649-2099 South Carolina
United States
T +1 (864) 388 8000
F +1 (864) 388 8125

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 320 Stanley Avenue Box 6007
Greenwood 29649-2099
+1 (864) 388 8307

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Lander University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE), Commission on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • South Carolina Commission of Higher Education (SCCHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019