Allen University

country rank  1589
world rank  5549

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University Overview

Established in 1870, Allen University is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Columbia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Allen University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Allen University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 150 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. Allen University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1870
Motto We Teach The Mind To Think, The Hands To Work, The Heart To Love
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 1530 Harden Street
Columbia
29204 South Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (803) 376 5700
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1530 Harden Street
Columbia 29204
(803) 376 5735
877 625 5368

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist African Methodist Episcopal Church - www.ame-church.com

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Allen University's Library
Allen University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 54,365 physical volumes, 1,040 physical media, 9,073 digital/electronic medium and 289 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Allen University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 508 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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