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Anderson University

Anderson University
1100 East Fifth Street
Anderson, IN 46012
Anderson University is an accredited, private Christian college committed to the goals and ideals of liberal education. Anderson University is made up of a caring academic community of approximately 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students. With more than 60 undergraduate majors, this Indiana college is confident each student will discover their field of study at Anderson University.

Facilities at Anderson University include the Krannert Fine Arts Center with facilities for music and art; the 2,200-seat Reardon Auditorium; Byrum Hall, site of drama productions; Nicholson University Library, which features a state-of-the-art computerized catalog and extensive support for research; Hartung Hall science facility, which features nearly 30 labs and research areas; Decker Hall administrative and classroom building; Kardatzke Wellness Center, the 132,000 square-foot facility provides programming for health, recreation, and wellness in all forms -- spiritual, emotional, physical, and social; nine computer labs with 150 networked microcomputers; broadcast center, which houses FM radio station and student video production company; Olt Student Center, site of student activities and dining halls; six residence halls plus apartment facilities; a collegiate-size swimming pool; and an athletic complex that features one of the most highly rated intercollegiate baseball facilities in the Midwest.

Anderson University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Program accreditations at this Indiana college were given by National League for Nursing, National Athletic Trainers Association, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, National Association of Schools of Music, Council on Social Work Education, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs; the School of Theology is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.

Quick Facts:
  • Anderson University was established in 1917 by the Church of God, in Anderson, Indiana.
  • More than 75 denominations are represented on campus at this Christian college.
  • This Indiana college was selected as one of the top tier universities in the Midwest offering master's level degree programs by U.S. News & World Report's 2005 and 2006 editions of "America's Best Colleges."
  • Anderson, Indiana, where Anderson University is located, is a city of 60,000, 35 miles northeast of Indianapolis.
  • The student population at this Indiana college is nearly 2,800, which includes 2,100 traditional undergraduates, 70 percent of whom live on campus, and more than 650 students enrolled in graduate, adult education and School of Theology programs; 41 nations and 75 denominations represented.
  • There are more than 60 majors offered through the College of the Arts, College of Science and Humanities, and College of Professional Studies.
  • At Anderson University, there are 146 full-time faculty, and 77 percent of tenure-track faculty hold earned doctorates or other terminal degrees. Student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

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