Whether you are just starting your college experience or are ready for graduate level studies, you will find everything you are looking for here at Anderson University. The College of Christian Studies and the Clamp Divinity School offer academic excellence in programs that emphasize practical ministry training for a new generation of Kingdom leaders.

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Is Anderson University an accredited school?

Anderson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, also known as SACS. AU is ranked in the top tier of private comprehensive universities in the Southeast by US News & Report.

Are scholarships available?

In addition to our “Top Tier” academic ranking, AU has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 35 universities in the South whose graduates accumulate the least amount of educational debt. At Anderson University, we believe higher education should not be a privilege reserved only for those who can afford it. The Financial Aid Planning Office is committed to helping Anderson University students find appropriate ways to finance their education. You can also check out our list of South Carolina Scholarships.

Is AU denominationally affiliated?

Anderson University is a private Christian school located in the Upstate of South Carolina and is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention.

How can I learn more about Anderson University?

You will find a wealth of information on this site as well as on, but the best way to learn about AU is to see our campus and talk to our students, faculty, and staff. Schedule a visit or call our office at 864.328.1809.