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Anderson is a city in and the county seat of Anderson County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 26,686 in 2010, and the city was the center of an urbanized area of 81,309. It is one of the principal cities in the Greenville-Mauldin-Anderson Metropolitan Statistical Area, contiguous with Anderson County, which has a population of 187,126 as of the 2010 census. It is further included in the larger Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, South Carolina Combined Statistical Area (population: 1,185,534, according to 2005 U.S. Census Bureau estimates). Anderson is just off Interstate 85 and is 120 Miles from Atlanta and 140 miles (230 km) from Charlotte.

Anderson is the smallest of the three primary cities that makes up the Upstate region and is nicknamed "The Electric City" and "The Friendliest City in South Carolina." Anderson's spirit and quality of life has earned national recognition as Anderson County was named an "All-America City" in 2000.

Anderson is the home of Anderson University, a selective private comprehensive university of approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

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Schools in and around Anderson, SC

Name
Forrest College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $8,820 average out-state tuition; $8,820 average in-state tuition
Anderson University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $19,250 average out-state tuition; $19,250 average in-state tuition
Tri-County Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,800 average out-state tuition; $4,500 average in-state tuition
Clemson University
Four or more years; Public; $27,682 average out-state tuition; $11,524 average in-state tuition
Southern Wesleyan University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $19,950 average out-state tuition; $19,950 average in-state tuition
Erskine College and Seminary
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $26,350 average out-state tuition; $26,350 average in-state tuition
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Anderson, SC Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017