Anderson University - Anderson, IN | Indiana Schools with Design Programs | Graphic Design

Anderson University

School Summary
1100 E 5th St
Anderson, IN 46012
(765) 649-9071
Degree Type:
Associate's degree; Bachelor's degree; Master's degree; Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Campus Housing:

About Anderson University

Anderson University is a private, liberal arts institution offering a challenging education in a Christian environment. It is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention and located in Anderson, South Carolina. The city of Anderson offers many cultural and recreational amenities. It's surrounded by miles of lake shore line and has mild but seasonal weather.

Students with a desire to pursue a design career can find their wish through a BA program in art with a concentration in graphic design. The graphic design concentration blends an education in professional ethics, message clarity, and creative expression. Students utilize visual and verbal forms of graphic design to convey ideas and information through the use of new and emerging technologies. A professional internship is required from all students. This component complements the classroom experience and aims to prepare graduates for the design industry.

The art department also sports the spacious Vandiver Gallery, where students can enjoy and participate in professional and student exhibitions. Local, regional, and national artists display work here, and this venue also provides graduating seniors and impressive showcase for their exit shows.

Anderson offers many scholarship opportunities based on merit, academic achievement, religious affiliation, and even financial need. Available scholarships include the Baptist Scholarship, the Legacy Scholarship, Honors Program Scholarships, and scholarships based upon the student's chosen college of study. Consideration for many of these scholarships is based upon the entering student's original admissions application. Others require separate applications, with additional information regarding required action for consideration available on the university website.

Anderson offers students many support services, including career services, a counseling center, and a student health center. Student activities include clubs and organizations, student government, leadership training, movies, dances, concerts, and even a Miss Anderson University Pageant. Intramural sports programs are also available, with teams in flag football, ultimate Frisbee, ping pong, and even dodge ball.

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,