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Anderson University

United States
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About Anderson University

Anderson University is a private Christian college in Anderson, Indiana. Founded in 1917 by the Church of God, about 2,400 students call Anderson University home. AU students not only learn, experience, and engage on campus, but our close proximity to Indianapolis also provides unique opportunities to discover life outside of AU.

6 Reasons to Attend Anderson University

  • Discover the right path for you. Anderson University offers more than 60 majors. New to our catalog are the sport marketing and information security majors.
  • Enrich your faith through a liberal arts education. A Christ-centered life isn’t limited to only one subject.
  • Explore more than 130 opportunities to participate in activities on campus. You like to disco dance while eating doughnuts, right? Or how about a game of KanJam?
  • Join one of Anderson University’s 16 intercollegiate sports competing in the NCAA Division III as a player or rowdy supporter. Coming soon: swimming (2016) and lacrosse (2017) teams.
  • Interact within a community of caring faculty and staff. We want you to succeed academically and grow spiritually.
  • Serve in the Anderson community and around the world. Make a difference down the street or in Central America. We take the calling to be Christ’s hands and feet seriously at Anderson University.

When you start your story at AU, you begin a journey of study, fellowship, and servanthood with the support of committed faculty, staff, and people who will become your lifelong friends.

Campus information

Do you love politics or have a passion for exploring diverse cultures? Maybe you would rather be playing ultimate Frisbee or rugby. Whatever your interest might be there is a place for you to get connected through our wide variety of Student Organizations.

Take the time to check out the different clubs, service opportunities and programs on-campus where you can put your unique talents or passions to work and meet other students along the way. Whether it is through your love of the arts via dance or song , our social and service clubs where community is truly lived out, or one of the many interest clubs where you can grow your talents, there is a place here for you.

Student-Sponsored Programs

Student organizations present a variety of public programs, such as plays, musicals, talent shows, variety programs, and special speakers. Clubs are responsible for all expenses incurred and are charged at cost for rentals, scenery, and prop construction and transportation. These may be requisitioned with the approval of the faculty advisor and the club treasurer.

The United States is a top destination for many international students given that it's considered to be one of the most affordable cities to live in.


Here at AU, residence life is about more than just where you live. This is your community, your friends, and your family while at college. The intentional relationships that you build with your RD, RA, roommate, and floormates can make positive, lasting impressions on your life and your relationship with Christ. 

Residence Halls and Apartments on campus consist of:

  • Dunn Hall, male freshmen and upperclassmen
  • Martin Hall, female freshmen and upperclassmen
  • Morrison Hall, female freshmen and upperclassmen
  • Myers Hale, female upperclassmen
  • Smith Hall, male freshmen and upperclassmen
  • Fair Commons Apartments, co-ed upperclassmen
  • South Campus Apartments, co-ed upperclassmen
  • Tara East Apartments, co-ed upperclassmen

New Students will be assigned housing during the summer months. 

Returning Students enter room draw every spring semester to select their room for the following school year. Read information thoroughly about the process!

Students with food allergies should visit the Health Services webpage and fill out this form.


Courses available 10

Accounting & Finance 4 Applied, Pure Sciences 1 Business, Management 4 Computer Science, IT 1 MBA 1


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