Resources › For Students and Parents Anderson University (Indiana) Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Scholarships & More Share Flipboard Email Print Decker Hall at Anderson University in Indiana. Kschro10 / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated February 11, 2018 Anderson University has moderately selective admissions, and in 2016, the acceptance rate was 66 percent. Students with solid grades and standardized test scores have a good chance of being admitted. The school has rolling admissions and generally responds to the application within a few weeks. Applicants must submit an application including SAT or ACT scores and a high school transcript. Students have the option to submit an essay, with possible topics including the applicant's faith experience, educational goals, and his/her reasons for applying to Anderson. Admissions Data (2016): Percent of Applicants Admitted: 66 percentTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 450 / 550SAT Math: 476 / 560What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 19 / 25ACT English: 17 / 25ACT Math: 19 / 25What these ACT numbers mean About Anderson University: Anderson University is a small, private university located in Anderson, Indiana, about an hour northeast of Indianapolis. The university is affiliated with the Church of God, and Christian discovery remains part of the school's mission. The college frequently ranks highly for the Midwest region. Professional fields such as business and education are extremely popular among undergraduates, but fine arts and the arts and sciences are also healthy at Anderson University. The University has a 11 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Nearly all Anderson students receive significant financial aid. In athletics, the Anderson University Ravens compete in the NCAA Division III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Popular sports include football, basketball, soccer, softball, and track and field. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,232 (1,883 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 40 percent male / 60 percent female84 percent full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $28,650Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $9,550Other Expenses: $2,800Total Cost: $42,200 Anderson University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100 percentPercentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100 percentLoans: 78 percentAverage Amount of AidGrants: $16,891Loans: $6,935 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communication Arts, Elementary Education, Nursing, Psychology Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77 percent4-Year Graduation Rate: 49 percent6-Year Graduation Rate: 58 percent Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Basketball, Golf, Football, Baseball, Track and Field, Soccer, Tennis, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Volleyball, Softball, Golf Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Anderson University, You May Also Like These Schools: Applicants interested in a mid-size college or university in Indiana should also check out DePauw University, Butler University, Hanover College, and the University of Evansville. For those looking for another college affiliated with the Church of God, the University of Findlay, Lee University, Warner Pacific College, and Mid-America Christian University offer a range of sizes and locations around the country.