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Is Andrews University a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. So we've gathered facts about Andrews University veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Andrews University G.I. Bill Information

Our Veterans Report on Andrews Includes:

How Does Andrews Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Andrews University at #900.The school also ranked #27 in our Best for Vets in Michigan ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how Andrews fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 366
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 837
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 637
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 467

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Andrews ranked compared to those at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Missions/Missionary Studies & Missiology Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Lay Ministry Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Missionary Studies Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Youth Ministry Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Lay Ministry Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Other Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Theology & Religious Vocations Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 8
Best Youth Ministry Colleges for Veterans 8
Best Divinity/Ministry Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 9

How Many Veterans Go to Andrews?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 40 G.I. Bill® students at Andrews. The school has a total enrollment of 3,162 students. This means that around 1.27% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at Andrews

Andrews University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does Andrews Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Andrews might offer college credit for knowledge you have gained from life experience. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

Andrews might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Andrews Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Andrews.

Complaints to the VA About Andrews

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


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