Adrian College

Adrian College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Adrian College Ranked?

2022 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 63 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Adrian is ranked #1,179 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Adrian is also ranked #27 out of 67 schools in Michigan.

See all of the rankings for Adrian College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Adrian?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Adrian College is a competitive 61%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 76% 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 460 and 570. Math scores were between 467 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Adrian College  ( 460 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for Adrian College  ( 467 to 550 )
Adrian received ACT scores from 20% 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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Adrian College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Adrian College is about average at 14 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

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 66%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  66 out of 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 30%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  30 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Adrian College.

Adrian College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,788 undergraduates at Adrian with 1,738 being full-time and 50 being part-time.

How Much Does Adrian College Cost?

The overall average net price of Adrian is $26,101. 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 +
$24,964 $22,609 $23,750 $27,363 $28,932

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Adrian, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $7,566 a year. That adds up to $30,264 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Adrian is 7.9%. 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.


See which majors at Adrian College make the most money.

Location of Adrian College

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

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Contact details for Adrian are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 110 S Madison St, Adrian, MI 49221-2575
Phone: 517-265-5161

Adrian College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 52 majors graduated from Adrian College. Of these students, 327 received undergraduate degrees and 30 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 34 $28,598
Business Administration & Management 31 $45,383
Teacher Education Subject Specific 30 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 26 $38,289
Accounting 22 NA
Marketing 20 $38,289
General Biology 19 $25,967
Allied Health Professions 11 NA
Geological & Earth Sciences 10 NA
Natural Resources Conservation 9 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 is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 127 students took at least one online class at Adrian College. This is an increase from the 59 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 127 45
2018-2019 59 24
2017-2018 20 5
2016-2017 11 3
2015-2016 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Adrian College.

Notes and References


*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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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