Anderson Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Anderson Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Anderson, South Carolina

There are at least 2 colleges in Anderson, listed and described below. These schools represent 2,017 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 1,798 full-time students, and a reported 925 dorm rooms.

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Colleges in Anderson with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: elementary school teaching, business, business management, human resources, art studies, education, psychology, exercise science
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,902 students, 1,584 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 925 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 450-570. Math: 460-560. Writing: 430-570.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Anderson Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Forrest Junior College
601 E River Street
Anderson, SC 29624-2405

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: allied health and medical assisting, business management, phlebotomy, medical office management, medical assistant, nursing assistant, computer repair, criminal justice and safety
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 115 students, 214 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Central Colleges 1 3,522 2,445 521
Clemson Colleges 1 11,939 17,585 6,500
Due West Colleges 1 1,209 892 654
Pendleton Colleges 1 2,966 5,223  

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