Lander University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Greenwood, SC, Lander University is one of the best universities in the state of South Carolina. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Lander University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Lander University.

320 Stanley Avenue Greenwood, SC 29649-2099
Phone: (864) 388-8307
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Rankings: Lander University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 30
Score: 49
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 32
Average freshman retention rate: 63.0%
6-year graduation rate: 44.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 43
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 51.0%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 2.1%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 14:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 82.9%
Student selectivity ranking: 36
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 850-1070
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 12%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 39%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 47.1%
Financial resources rank: 49
Alumni giving rank: 43
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 8.9%

Lander University History

Essential Facts: Lander University

Ranking: #19 Regional College South (2017)
Acceptance rate: 43.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: in-state $10,700 / out-of-state $20,300 (2019)
School colors: Gold · Blue
Mascot: Bearcat
Founded: 1872

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 30%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 12%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 12%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 30%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, tennis
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, student government, student newspaper