Anderson University

Anderson, IN 46012
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Anderson University is one of the forty private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Indiana. The campus is located in an urban area, in Anderson.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,877 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 347 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 253 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 73%). Every year 57% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Anderson University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $29,210, and fees were $500. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $29,210 and $500 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students1,877
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Church of God
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 32
Master's degree 0 2
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1946 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1993 - 06/30/2006
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT910 to 1110
ACT19 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,218/credit
In State Students$1,218/credit
Out of State Students$1,218/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$542/credit
In State Students$542/credit
Out of State Students$542/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $54,810 $54,810 $54,810
ADN 70 $85,260 $85,260 $85,260
BSN 125 $152,250 $152,250 $152,250
FNP 50 $27,100 $27,100 $27,100
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Anderson University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 38% $4,049
Other Federal Grant 20% $818
State Grant & Scholarships 32% $5,752
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $14,225
Federal Student Loans 80% $6,282
Private Loans 11% $11,971


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,351
$30,001 to $48,000$19,712
$48,001 to $75,000$21,150
$75,001 to $110,000$25,428
Over $110,000$27,862

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Indiana state board of nursing.
Anderson University
1100 E 5th St
Anderson, IN 46012

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