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Encyclopedia > Anderson University
Anderson University
Motto Academic and Christian Discovery
Established 1917
School type Private, Christian
President James L. Edwards
Location Anderson, IN, USA
Campus 120 acres (486,000 m²)
Enrollment 2,815 undergraduate,
250 graduate
Faculty 135
Athletics NCAA Division III
Colors Orange and Black
Homepage www.anderson.edu

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Anderson University's current enrollment is around 3,000 students including undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs in business, education, nursing and theology.



The Anderson University campus is home to Reardon Auditorium, which seats about 2,200. Also, the Kardatzke Wellness Center, dedicated in 2002, is one of the best fitness centers in the area.

Academic Buildings

  • Decker Hall - The main administrative building, as well as offices for many departments.
  • Hartung Hall - The main science building which is also home to several departments, including Religious Studies and Nursing.
  • Krannert Fine Arts Building - The home to the Department of Art & Design, as well as the Department of Music.
  • Hardacre Hall - The home of the Falls School of Business.

Residential Buildings

  • Dunn Hall - Men's Dorm
  • Rice Hall - Women's Dorm
  • Martin Hall - Women's Dorm
  • Morrison Hall - Women's Dorm
  • Myers Hall - Co-ed Dorm
  • Smith Hall - Men's Dorm
  • Mansfield Apartments - Upperclassmen apartment complex.
  • South Campus Apartments - Upperclassmen housing.
  • Tara East Apartments - Upperclassmen housing.
  • Fair Commons - A new (as of 2005) suite-style apartment complex for upperclassmen.


Colleges and departments

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The Anderson University Ravens compete in NCAA Division III athletics in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Teams are fielded in football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, cross country and track & field. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced NC-Double- A) is a voluntary and often controversial association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division III consists of institutions who recognize that collegiate athletics can be an integral part of the educational process. ... The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAAs Division III. Member institutions are located in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. ...

Notable alumni

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External links and references

  • Official website

Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Anderson | Bluffton | Mount St. Joseph | Defiance | Franklin College | Hanover | Manchester | Rose-Hulman (2006) | Transylvania

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Anderson University requires each student to submit an application form and a $20 nonrefundable fee, an official high school transcript, SAT I or ACT scores, two references, a medical form and a personal essay.
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