Lander University Graduate Schools

Lander University (referred to as Lander) is a Public, 4 years school located in Greenwood, SC. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Lander University is $9,810 for South Carolina residents and $9,910 for out-of-state students. The school has 226 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,825 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Lander University (referred to as Lander) is a Public, 4 years school located in Greenwood, SC. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1952 - Current).
Lander Directory Information
School NameLander University (Lander)
Address320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29649-2099
Phone864-388-8000
Webhttps://www.lander.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.lander.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.lander.edu/admissions/tuition-financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Lander University is $9,810 for South Carolina residents and $9,910 for out-of-state students. The school has 226 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,825 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 42 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$9,910
$9,810 for South Carolina Residents
Student Population226
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs42 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Lander University is $9,810 for South Carolina residents and $9,910 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $492 for South Carolina residents and $545 for out-of-state students.
Lander University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Lander University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Lander University is $9,810 for South Carolina residents and $9,910 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -44.46% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$11,800$1,000$22,500$1,000
2018-2019$11,800$1,000$22,500$1,000
2019-2020$8,856$1,000$16,844$1,000
2020-2021$8,856$1,000$16,844$1,000
2021-2022$9,810-$9,910-
The graduate school tuition & fees of Lander is very inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in South Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the South Carolina graduate tuition is $25,031 (public) / $13,492 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Lander University$9,810$9,910
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
South Carolina Graduate Schools$13,396$19,204
Public$13,033$25,031
Private$13,492
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,420 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Lander University. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.60% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,420. Off-campus living costs are increased by 0.60% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$8,900$2,700$8,900$2,700
2018-2019$9,100$2,700$9,100$2,700
2019-2020$9,400$2,770$9,400$2,770
2020-2021$10,570$2,770$10,570$2,770
2021-2022$10,650$2,770$10,650$2,770
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $492 for South Carolina residents and $545 for other students at Lander University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -41.90% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$492$938
2018-2019$492$938
2019-2020$492$938
2020-2021$492$938
2021-2022$492$545

Graduate Programs at Lander

Lander University offers 8 graduate programs for Master's. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 46 students have completed their study at Lander University.
Offered Degrees at Lander University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree8346
Total8346
The most popular program at Lander University is the Business Administration and Management program and last year 18 students have earned/completed their degree program.
Lander University offers 8 programs through Master's. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 46 students have completed their graduate studies.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 20 completers-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Montessori Teacher Education11-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)9-
Art Teacher Education0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management8-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Clinical Nurse Leader0-
Business [+] 18 completers-
Business Administration and Management18-
Total46

Graduate Student Population at Lander

For academic year 2021-2022, total 226 students enrolled into Lander University graduate schools where it has total 3,825 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 78 full-time and 148 part-time graduate students. By gender, 66 male and 160 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total22666160
Full-time782157
Part-tme14845103
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 169 White (74.78%), 47 Black/African American (20.80%), 1 Hispanic (0.44%), and 9 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total22666160
American Indian/Native American101
Asian000
Black/African American47839
Hispanic110
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White16954115
Two More523
Un-Known211
Non-resident Alien000
Lander University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 185 graduate students (81.86% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 9 graduate students (3.98% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total226
Enrolled Online Exclusively185
Enrolled Some Online Courses9
Not in Online Courses32
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Lander University. 54 students are aged 20 to 24 (23.89% of total students), 18 students are aged above 50 (7.96%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Lander University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total22666160
Age 20-21404
Age 22-24501436
Age 25-29641747
Age 30-34311219
Age 35-3923617
Age 40-49361323
Age 50-6417314
Over 64110

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