Andrews University
USINFO | 2014-01-06 17:53
Andrews University is a private institution that was founded in 1874. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,917, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 300 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Andrews University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 181. Its tuition and fees are $25,470 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):
Andrews University educates its students for generous service to the church and to society in keeping with a faithful witness to Christ and to the worldwide mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Located in Berrien Springs, Michigan, it is only fully accredited institution in the area offering more than 100 practical undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, education, technology, religion, arts and sciences, and architecture. It is a place for students to seek knowledge, affirm their faith, and change the world. Representative of the global community, Andrews' students, faculty, and staff come from over 90 countries

General Information
School type private, coed college
Year founded 1874
Religious affiliation Seventh-day Adventist
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $36,099,181

When applying to Andrews University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Andrews University is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 37.5 percent.
Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 37.5%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

Academic Life
The student-faculty ratio at Andrews University is 10:1, and the school has 61.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Andrews University include: Education; Visual and Performing Arts; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Transportation and Materials Moving; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.8 percent.

Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 10:1
4-year graduation rate 34%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Education 12%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 8%
Transportation and Materials Moving 8%
Health Professions and Related Programs 6%

Student Life
Andrews University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,917, with a gender distribution of 44.4 percent male students and 55.6 percent female students. At this school, 63 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 37 percent of students live off campus.

Total enrollment 3,551
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association N/A

Campus Info & Services
Andrews University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Andrews University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Andrews University, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Andrews University.

Students who have cars on campus 70%
Health insurance offered Yes

Paying for School
At Andrews University, 67.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,598.
Tuition and fees $25,470 (2013-14)
Room and board $7,968 (2013-14)
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