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Find out more about how Andrews University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Andrews University Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Andrews University was awarded 27 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts / sciences and humanities.

Overall Quality

Andrews is ranked #582 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 43 colleges in Michigan, Andrews is ranked at #14.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Andrews?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Andrews University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 58%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

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

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Andrews it is much better at 10 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Andrews University is 95%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  95 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Andrews University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Andrews University has a freshmen retention rate of 88%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Andrews is 26%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Andrews University.

Excellent Overall Diversity at Andrews

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,704 undergraduates at Andrews with 1,344 being full-time and 360 being part-time.

Andrews Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 98.81 out of 100, Andrews is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  98.81 out of 100
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How Much Does Andrews University Cost?

The overall average net price of Andrews is $21,460. 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 +
$18,254 $17,912 $19,836 $21,995 $25,498

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 61% of students took out student loans averaging $9,729 a year. That adds up to $38,916 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Andrews is 5.3%. 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 11% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 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 situated 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 58 majors graduated from Andrews University. Of these students, 328 received undergraduate degrees and 387 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 25 NA
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 20 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 20 NA
General Psychology 19 NA
Business Administration & Management 18 NA
Communication Sciences 16 NA
General Engineering 15 NA
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 14 NA
Architectural Sciences & Technology 14 NA
Nursing 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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