Adrian College

Adrian, MI

Adrian, founded in 1859, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 100-acre campus and 48-acre arboretum are located in a residential area of Adrian, 35 miles northwest of Toledo. Most of the campus buildings were constructed in the last 20 years.

Website: www.adrian.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,647
Undergraduate
Students
(48.6%) 800 Women
(51.4%) 847 Men
9
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
56% of 4,675 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.23
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
23 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Freshman Award
$27,013
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,741
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
94
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Adrian Population
20,861
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit, Toledo
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
92% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Bulldogs
Sororities
19% of women participate
Fraternities
25% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
9.9% Black/African-American
2.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.9% White
8.1% Unknown
International Students
0.1% from 5 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
42.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   2
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   1
History   1
Academic Electives   2

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only Recommended August 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
110 South Madison Street
City, State, Zip
Adrian, MI 49221-2575
Phone
(517) 265-5161 x4326
Fax
(517) 265-3331
E-mail
admissions@adrian.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
56% of 4,675 applicants were admitted
Women
67% of 1,810 applicants were admitted
Men
50% of 2,865 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
627 (24%) of 2,631 admitted students enrolled
Women
263 (22%) of 1,212 admitted students enrolled
Men
364 (26%) of 1,419 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.23
3.75 and Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
4%
Score of 24 - 29
32%
Score of 18 - 23
60%
Score of 12 - 17
4%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002234
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
386 (91.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
356 (92.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
356 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
36 (10.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$27,013
Need-Based Gift
Received by 356 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,843
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 331 (93.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,485
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 25 (7.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
67 (15.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,800

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,408 (91.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,332 (94.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,332 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
141 (10.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$26,336
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,327 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,336
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,240 (93.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,413
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 91 (6.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
196 (12.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,942

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
87%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,741
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business
Number of Awards
1,528
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
200
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
40
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
333
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,500
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Law Enforcement Investigation and Interviewing
  • Literature, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
94
Part-Time Faculty
101
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
44%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
120
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Adrian Population
20,861
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit, Toledo
Campus Size
100 acres

Weather

Temperature
15.6 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Toledo
Nearest Train Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Jackson and Toledo

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
92% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
8%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Bulldogs
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Bowling x      
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Bowling x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Bowling    
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
equestrian sports, gymnastics
Men's Club Sports
volleyball

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, lacrosse, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, adrian college business club, circle k, campus activities network, adrian college mortar board
Sororities
19% of women participate
Fraternities
25% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,647
Women
800 (48.6%)
Men
847 (51.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,553
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
9.9% Black/African-American
2.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.9% White
8.1% Unknown
International Students.
0.1% from 5 countries
Average Age
All Graduate Students
9

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
42.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
54.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
54.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Arts and Sciences 45.5%

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