College Profile

Lander University

Greenwood, South Carolina
  • Public
    4 year
  • 2,969
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:16
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 7%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $14.8K
    Avg. Financial Aid
Lander University is a coeducational, state-assisted, comprehensive, regional, four-year university with traditional liberal arts and science programs, and professional programs in business, education and nursing. Enrollment is approximately 3,000 with a student body representing 23 states and 16 foreign countries.
Over 82,000 courses transfer into Lander University
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Founded 1872
Total Faculty 145
Full-Time Undergraduate 2,706
Part-Time Undergraduate 263
Transfer Students 202
Programs 43 Programs
Courses 1,424 Courses
Transfer Agreements 41 incoming Transfer Agreements
2 outgoing Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 82,430 incoming Equivalencies
12,200 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $9,792
Out-of-State Tuition $18,552
Books and Supplies $1,100
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 70%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $7,229
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 77%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $7,569
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    Scholarships for transfer students are available. Students must enroll as a full-time student, GPA of 2.7 or better with at least 12 post high school credit hours earned and must have earned 67% of attempted hours.

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
    Yes. Transfer applicants must have at least a cumulative 2.0 GPA and 12 semester hours of college level work. Students with less than 12 hours, must submit high school transcripts for review.
  • Transfer Applications Received:
    Fall: 744
  • Transfer Applications Accepted:
    Fall: 435
  • Percentage Accepted:
    Fall: 58%
  • Transfer Applicants Enrolled:
    Fall: 256
  • Transfer Agreements:

Application Deadlines for Transfer

Fall Preferred deadline: August 1
Spring Preferred deadline: December 1

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
    2.0 grade point average and 12 semester hours of college level work
  • Official Transcripts:
    Official transcripts must be sent directly for each institution attended.
  • SAT Scores:
    (Optional) only needed for students who have earned fewer than 24 semester hours of college level work.
  • Application Fee:
    No application fee
  • Interview:
    Students can schedule an appointment to discuss their transfer process with an Admissions Counselor to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Other Requirements:
    All students must submit a high school transcript for the Office of Financial Aid.
  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    Students must have a 2.0 (C) grade point average for all courses earned to transfer.
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    An evaluation of credits accepted by transfer to the University will be posted to each students account. Applicability of those credits toward a degree program is determined by the department in which the students is enrolled.
  • Transfer Policy Document:

Lander University

320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, South Carolina 29649
United States
Main Phone:
Find us on:


Transfer Admission Contact:
Kenneth Calliham
Asst. Director for Transfer Admissions, Office of Admissions
864-388-8307 or 1-888-4LANDER
Transfer Services Contact:
Melody Jacks
Coordinator of Course Articulation & Transfer, Office of Registrar
864-388-8503 or 1-888-4LANDER
International Admissions Contact:
Jeff Constant
International Programs, Director, International Students and Scholar Services Office
864-388-8896 or 1-888-4LANDER
Athletic Director Contact:
Brian Reese
Athletic Director, Athletics
Last updated on 5/23/2022 by AcademyOne.