Campus & Student Life at Adrian College

Home to about 1,788 undergraduates in 2020, Adrian is a small, private college located in Adrian, Michigan. This is a great opportunity for those who would thrive in a charming, small-town atmosphere. Should you tire of the campus however, Adrian offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Adrian can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Adrian Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Adrian College is Affiliated With the United Methodist Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the United Methodist faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best United Methodist Colleges and Universities.

Adrian Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 4.0% of the student population at Adrian. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Adrian Disability Services.

Adrian for the Military

While not a "service academy", Adrian does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Adrian Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Adrian for Veterans Guide.

Adrian offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, Adrian does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Adrian College

Adrian offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Adrian College

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Adrian College

Adrian has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,788 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,738 (97.2%). Part-time attendance was 50 (2.8%).


Adrian College is Ranked #653 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Adrian receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Adrian #653 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Adrian College

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Adrian by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Adrian Diversity Guide.

Adrian College Competes in the NCAA

Adrian has a total of 719 student athletes, 433 men and 286 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$2,809,047
Total Expenses (all teams)$2,698,970

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Adrian College Athletics

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