Allen University

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2014 Quick Stats
1530 Harden Street

Columbia, SC 29204

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Phone: (803) 254-4165
2013-2014 Tuition
$11,940
tuition and fees
Students
672
enrolled
38%
male /
62%
female
Admissions
rolling admission
57.7%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

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RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Summary

Allen University is a private institution that was founded in 1870. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 672 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Allen University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $11,940 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Allen University is an academic community which provides students an opportunity to obtain a baccalaureate degree in liberal arts and professional programs. The University has a strong unalterable commitment to teaching in delivery of its baccalaureate programs.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1870
Religious affiliation African Methodist Episcopal
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $312,884

Applying

When applying to Allen University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 57.7 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 57.7%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Allen University is 13:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 50.5 percent.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
4-year graduation rate 10%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Information not available

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Student Life

Allen University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 672, with a gender distribution of 37.5 percent male students and 62.5 percent female students. Allen University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 672
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Allen University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Allen University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Allen University, 26 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Allen University.

Students who have cars on campus 26%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $11,940 (2013-14)
Room and board $5,560 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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