Completed in 2017, our 5,000 square foot medical education suite includes dedicated didactic areas, personalized study space, large TV screens, lounge and fitness areas with showers and faculty offices. This medical student education center serves as the main hub for all medical education activities. Students and faculty utilize Anderson University’s state of the art simulation lab for hands on training with standardized and simulated patients.
A Great Place to Live, Work and Play
Just two hours from Atlanta and Charlotte, Anderson is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Anderson is the county seat for Anderson County, a fast-growing, diverse community of about 195,000 people. Our city is steeped in history, an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise and filled with Southern hospitality.
The county borders Hartwell Lake, one of the largest and most popular lakes in the Southeast. This 56,000-acre man-made lake boasts fishing that is renowned by anglers across the state, along with top-notch boating, kayaking and paddle boarding opportunities. Outdoor lovers will appreciate the miles of trails, beautiful waterfalls and camping opportunities the area has to offer. As a result, Anderson County is a destination for outdoor recreation with nearly 1,000 miles of shoreline and mild seasons year-round.
Anderson is a college town, welcoming thousands of students to Anderson University, a top-ranked private liberal arts school, and Tri-County Technical College, which offers hundreds of certification and associate’s degree programs. And don’t be surprised if you see more orange in Anderson than in other parts of the country. Our city is just 20 minutes from Clemson University, an ACC school and one of U.S. News and World Report’s top public colleges and universities.
The county’s strong manufacturing base supplies automobile makers and makes us a hub for advanced materials innovation. Add to that great schools, an active arts community and an affordable cost of living, and you’ll discover why thousands of people choose to call Anderson home.