320 Stanley Avenue Greenwood, SC 29649 864-388-8307
http://www.lander.edu admissions@lander.edu
About Lander University
  • Year of Foundation 1872
  • Size of Campus 100 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,612
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 67%, 33%, 3%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $7,152 in-state, $12,024 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $5,176
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 35
  • Enrollment No. 2,655
Lander University has been providing educational and cultural opportunities since its founding in 1872 as Williamston Female College in Williamston, S.C. The college moved to Greenwood, S.C., in 1904 and was renamed Lander in honor of its founder, Samuel Lander. It became part of the state system of higher education in 1973. Lander is now a coeducational, state-assisted, comprehensive, regional, four-year university with traditional liberal arts and science programs, and professional programs in business, education and nursing.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Psi Omega, Blue Key, Sigma Tau Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 12%
  • Number of sororities 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Campus Outreach, Catholic Campus Ministry, Chi Alpha Omega, Chi Sigma, Lander Wesley Foundation, Young Life
  • Setting Suburban
  • Percent students who are frat members 11%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Student Nurse Network, NAACP, International Student Organization, Minorities on the Move
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Greenville, SC (62)
  • Distance to nearest train Greenville, SC (55)
  • Distance to nearest bus Greenwood, SC (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 36%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 22%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 41
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 1%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 41%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 5%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 35%
Campus Services
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Museums N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 823
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Microforms 155,231
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 29,832
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 183,724
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,415
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 65%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
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