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Adrian College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Adrian College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Adrian College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Adrian College was awarded 13 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Adrian as #1,000 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 42 colleges in Michigan, Adrian is ranked at #30.

See all of the rankings for Adrian College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Adrian?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Adrian College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 60%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 61% of students accepted to Adrian submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 580. Math scores were between 470 and 568.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Adrian College  ( 480 to 580 )
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SAT Math Scores for Adrian College  ( 470 to 568 )
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800
Adrian received ACT scores from 36% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Adrian College  ( 19 to 25 )
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Learn more about Adrian College admissions.

Adrian College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Adrian College is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Adrian College is 51%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  51 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Adrian College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Adrian College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100
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100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Adrian have a four-year graduation rate of 36%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  36 out of 100
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Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Adrian College.

Good Overall Diversity at Adrian

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,817 undergraduates at Adrian with 1,751 being full-time and 66 being part-time.

Adrian Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Adrian is 74.41 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  74.41 out of 100
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How Much Does Adrian College Cost?

The overall average net price of Adrian is $26,402. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Adrian

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$24,242 $24,287 $24,355 $27,715 $28,358

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Adrian, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Adrian, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $8,031 a year. That adds up to $32,124 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Adrian is 8.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Adrian Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Adrian make around $38,600 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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See which majors at Adrian College make the most money.

Location of Adrian College

Adrian College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Adrian, Michigan. Adrian is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Location of Adrian College

Contact details for Adrian are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 110 S Madison St, Adrian, MI 49221-2575
Phone: 517-265-5161
Website: www.adrian.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/adriancollegebulldogs
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdrianCollege

Adrian College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 48 majors graduated from Adrian College. Of these students, 377 received undergraduate degrees and 32 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 60 $31,700
General Biology 32 $26,300
Marketing 31 $34,800
Criminal Justice & Corrections 24 $33,300
Accounting 21 NA
Social Work 21 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 20 $35,900
Business Administration & Management 19 $39,300
Communication & Media Studies 17 NA
Natural Resources Conservation 13 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Adrian College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Adrian

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 20 students took at least one online class at Adrian College. This is an increase from the 11 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 20 5
2016-2017 11 3
2015-2016 0 0
2014-2015 0 0
2013-2014 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Adrian College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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