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Andrews University Data & Information Overview

88 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
82% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Andrews University Ranked?

#543 Best Colleges in Nation
#15 Best Colleges in MI
Health Professions Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Andrews University was awarded 88 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

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Overall Quality

Andrews landed the #543 spot in College Factual's 2024 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,217 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Andrews also holds the #15 spot on the Best Colleges in Michigan ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Andrews?

82% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
38% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

Andrews University has an acceptance rate of 82%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 38% of students accepted to Andrews submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 660. Math scores were between 520 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Andrews University  ( 530 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for Andrews University  ( 520 to 640 )
Andrews received ACT scores from 37% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Andrews University  ( 20 to 28 )

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Andrews University Faculty

10 to 1 Student to Faculty
100% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Andrews, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Andrews University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Andrews University

87% Freshmen Retention
37% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 87% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Andrews University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  87 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Andrews this rate is 37%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  37 out of 100

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Andrews University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,258 Full-Time Undergraduates
57.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
53.0% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,579 undergraduates at Andrews with 1,258 being full-time and 321 being part-time.

How Much Does Andrews University Cost?

$23,408 Net Price
59% Take Out Loans
$49,312 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Andrews is $23,408. 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 Andrews

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,916 $17,509 $22,344 $24,576 $26,483

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 Andrews, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Andrews, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $12,328 a year. That adds up to $49,312 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Andrews is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Andrews Graduates Make?

$51,909 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Andrews make about $51,909 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Andrews graduates since it is 22% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at Andrews University make the most money.

Location of Andrews University

Michigan State
1,258 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
Andrews University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Berrien Springs is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Contact details for Andrews are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4150 Administration Drive, Room 136, Berrien Springs, MI 49104
Phone: 800-253-2874

Andrews University Majors

75 Majors With Completions
371 Undergraduate Degrees
468 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 75 majors graduated from Andrews University. Of these students, 371 received undergraduate degrees and 468 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
General Biology 32 NA
Nursing 26 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 22 NA
General Social Sciences 20 NA
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 17 NA
General Engineering 16 NA
General Psychology 14 NA
Computer Science 13 NA
Religious Studies 13 NA
Romance Languages 12 NA

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

Online Learning at Andrews

35% Take At Least One Class Online
15% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 1,018 students took at least one online class at Andrews University. This is an increase from the 893 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,018 442
2019-2020 893 385
2018-2019 918 428
2017-2018 494 458
2016-2017 418 401

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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.


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