Lander U

Lander University

320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    4
  • Previously Enrolled
    34

Overview of Lander University (Lander U)

About this school

Lander, founded in 1872, is a public, liberal arts university. Its 100-acre campus is located in Greenwood, in the Piedmont region of South Carolina.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,969
    • Men:915 (30.8%)
    • Women:2,054 (69.2%)

Location

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Admission Information (Lander U)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lander University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
320 Stanley Avenue
City, State, Zip
Greenwood, SC  29649-2099
Phone
(864) 388-8307
Fax
(864) 388-8125
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
42% of 3,342 applicants were admitted
Women
43% of 2,459 applicants were admitted
Men
42% of 883 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
964 (68%) of 1,414 admitted students enrolled
Women
687 (66%) of 1,047 admitted students enrolled
Men
277 (75%) of 367 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.66
375 And Above
28%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
18%
• Score 18 - 23
63%
• Score 12 - 17
19%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Lander U)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $11,700|Out-of-state: $21,300
  • Room & Board: - $8,900 (69.53125%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (9.375%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,700 (21.09375%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lander University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003435
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
314 (60.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
205 (65.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
143 (69.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
85 (59.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$4,616
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 108 (75.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,861
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 43 (30.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,761
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 44 (30.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
186 (36.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,665

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,548 (74.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
929 (60.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
817 (87.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
481 (58.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$5,105
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 524 (64.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,903
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 574 (70.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,105
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 287 (35.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
419 (20.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,417

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$16,450
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,529

Academics & Instruction (Lander U)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


164

Part-Time Faculty


85

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


43%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 24% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 20% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
300
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lander University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


60.8%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


22.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


36.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


40.0%

Programs & Majors (Lander U)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (24)


  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • History, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Science
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Education, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Emergency Management
  • Nursing--General

Campus Life (Lander U)

Location & Geography

Population


23,324

Nearest Metropolitan Area


120 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
30 average low in January, 85.5 average high in September
Rain
110 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
60 mile(s) from campus in Greenville
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Greenwood
Nearest Train Station
60 mile(s) from campus in Greenville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


45% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


55%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Senator
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, equestrian sports, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lander University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, students promoting intelligent choices and experiences (s.p.i.c.e.), lander association of biological science, minorities on the move (mom), presidential ambassadors, lander dance company

Sororities


12% of women participate

Fraternities


11% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,706

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,969
Women
2,054
Men
915

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.4% Asian
  • 34.9% Black/African-American
  • 1.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 58.7% White
  • 2.3% Unknown

International Students


2.7% from 28 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


80

Student Resources (Lander U)

Study resources