Frequently Asked Questions
Is Anderson University accredited?
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.