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Andrews University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Andrews University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Andrews University Ranked?

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2021 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 26 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Andrews as #538 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Andrews also holds the #17 spot on the Best Colleges in Michigan ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Andrews?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Andrews University is a competitive 58%, 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 40% 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 510 and 660. Math scores were between 530 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Andrews University  ( 510 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for Andrews University  ( 530 to 660 )
Andrews received ACT scores from 75% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for Andrews University  ( 21 to 29 )

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Andrews University Faculty

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 97%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  97 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Andrews University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 88% 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  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 26% for first-time, full-time students at Andrews, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Andrews

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,693 undergraduates at Andrews with 1,352 being full-time and 341 being part-time.

Andrews 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.

With an overall score of 98.83 out of 100, Andrews is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  98.83 out of 100
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How Much Does Andrews University Cost?

The overall average net price of Andrews is $20,399. 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 +
$16,373 $17,179 $17,878 $22,684 $24,580

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 64% of students took out student loans averaging $10,091 a year. That adds up to $40,364 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Andrews is 4.6%. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Andrews make around $45,200 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Andrews students since it is 14% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Andrews University make the most money.

Location of Andrews University

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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Location of Andrews University

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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 73 majors graduated from Andrews University. Of these students, 314 received undergraduate degrees and 401 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 Psychology 19 NA
Social Work 17 NA
General Engineering 16 NA
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 16 NA
Architectural Sciences & Technology 16 NA
General Biology 16 NA
Communication Sciences 15 NA
Religious Studies 15 NA
Nursing 14 NA
Business Administration & Management 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

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 2017-2018, 494 students took at least one online class at Andrews University. This is an increase from the 418 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 494 458
2016-2017 418 401
2015-2016 557 350
2014-2015 479 318
2013-2014 487 354

Learn more about online learning at Andrews University.

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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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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