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Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI
Andrews University, founded in 1874, is a church-affiliated university. It offers an educational program that is balanced in development of the spiritual, mental, physical and social life of the student; a hospitable climate wherein faculty and students may pursue excellence, truth, and continuing relevance; and programs which encourage Christ-centered service to humanity. Its 1,600-acre campus is located in Berrien Springs, 25 miles north of South Bend, Ind.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,688
   Women 911 (54.0%)
   Men 777 (46.0%)
Graduate Students 1,661
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 40% of 2,417 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.50
SAT Math 542 average
460-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 566 average
480-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
21-29 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities       X
Cost of Attendance $39,726
  Tuition and Fees $27,684
  Room and Board $8,742
Average Percent of Need Met 86%
Average Freshman Award $28,001
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 233
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Berrien Springs Population 1,794
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 86% of freshmen, 60% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Mascot Cardinal
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
17.8% Asian
22.5% Black/African-American
17.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
33.2% White
3.4% Unknown
International Students 14.7% from 63 countries
First-Year Students Returning 86.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 33.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported