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Anderson University, also referred to as AU, is located in Anderson, Indiana, United States. It was established in 1917 by the Church of God movement. Formerly, this university was known as the Anderson Bible Training School. The degree-granting academic schools and colleges of the university are:
  • College of Science and Humanities
  • College of the Arts
  • Falls School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Music
  • School of Nursing
The men's sports teams of AU participate in basketball, baseball, track and field, football, cross country, golf, soccer and tennis. The women's sports teams participate in sports such as track and field, cross country, golf, soccer, basketball, softball and volleyball. The university's athletic teams are nicknamed the Ravens.

Profile of Anderson UniversityAnderson is located in Anderson, IN (a small city). The school is a Church of God school. Anderson is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Anderson has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Anderson is known for its programs in music and business and management.

Anderson Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 450 and 580. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Anderson has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school had 2, 707 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life
Anderson has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Anderson values student athletics, and belongs to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management183business management, marketing, organizational behavior, accounting, finance, managerial economics, business
Education and Teaching82elementary school teaching, curriculum and instruction, social studies teaching, physical education teaching, music teaching, education, English teaching, art education, . . .
Religion and Philosophy54theology, ministry, religion, religious music, bible studies, philosophy
Liberal Arts53general studies, history, political science, English, sociology, Spanish language, diversity studies, French language, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine40registered nursing, nursing administration
Family and Social Work25social work, family systems
Science23biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy21exercise science, athletic trainer, health and physical Education
Therapy and Counselling18psychology
Music16music management, music, voice, music performance
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and safety
Media13mass communication
Fine Arts9fine arts
Computer Science and Engineering7computer science, information science
Photography and Commercial Art4commercial art
Mathematics3mathematics and computer science, mathematics
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Design0design and visual communication
Contact: Anderson Anderson University

1100 E 5th St

Anderson, IN 46012-3495

General Phone: (765) 649-9071


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