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Anderson University Indiana Data & Information Overview

2 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
62% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Anderson University Indiana Ranked?

#1,547 Best Colleges in Nation
#38 Best Colleges in IN
Teacher Education Subject Specific Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Anderson University Indiana was awarded 2 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teacher education subject specific.

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Overall Quality

Anderson University Indiana is ranked #1,547 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list.

Anderson University Indiana also holds the #38 spot on the Best Colleges in Indiana ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Anderson University Indiana?

62% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
49% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Anderson University Indiana you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 62%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 49% of students accepted to Anderson University Indiana submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 580. Math scores were between 480 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Anderson University Indiana  ( 480 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for Anderson University Indiana  ( 480 to 580 )
Anderson University Indiana received ACT scores from 17% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Anderson University Indiana  ( 18 to 25 )

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Anderson University Indiana Faculty

9 to 1 Student to Faculty
100% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Anderson University Indiana it is much better at 9 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Anderson University Indiana is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Anderson University Indiana

67% Freshmen Retention
52% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Anderson University Indiana is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Anderson University Indiana for first-time, full-time students is 52%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  52 out of 100

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Anderson University Indiana Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,125 Full-Time Undergraduates
19.8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
56.8% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,205 undergraduates at Anderson University Indiana with 1,125 being full-time and 80 being part-time.

How Much Does Anderson University Indiana Cost?

$23,046 Net Price
81% Take Out Loans
$26,736 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Anderson University Indiana is $23,046. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Anderson University Indiana

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,792 $17,325 $21,470 $24,872 $28,782

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Anderson University Indiana, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Anderson University Indiana, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $6,684 a year. That adds up to $26,736 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Anderson University Indiana is 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Anderson University Indiana Graduates Make?

$43,109 Avg Salary of Grads
Average Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Anderson University Indiana make around $43,109 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Anderson University Indiana

Indiana State
1,125 Full-Time Undergraduates
Small City Campus Setting
Anderson University Indiana is a private not-for-profit institution located in Anderson, Indiana. The location of Anderson University Indiana is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for Anderson University Indiana are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1100 E 5Th St, Anderson, IN 46012-3495
Phone: 765-649-9071

Anderson University Indiana Majors

64 Majors With Completions
257 Undergraduate Degrees
67 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 64 majors graduated from Anderson University Indiana. Of these students, 257 received undergraduate degrees and 67 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 25 $56,649
Health & Physical Education 17 $23,238
Marketing 16 $34,076
Business Administration & Management 16 $37,563
General Psychology 16 $25,345
Teacher Education Grade Specific 14 $38,965
Teacher Education Subject Specific 12 $36,674
Social Work 11 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 10 $36,180
Finance & Financial Management 9 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Anderson University Indiana along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Anderson University Indiana

46% Take At Least One Class Online
9% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 624 students took at least one online class at Anderson University Indiana. This is a decrease from the 746 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 624 124
2019-2020 746 113
2018-2019 435 94
2017-2018 378 119
2016-2017 379 90

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Notes and References


*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.


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