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.

Website: www.andrews.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,704
Undergraduate
Students
(55.3%) 942 Women
(44.7%) 762 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
58% of 1,554 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.59
SAT Math
580 average
530-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
599 average
510-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
21-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$41,666
Tuition and Fees
$29,288
Room and Board
$9,078
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Freshman Award
$29,011
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$31,845
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
219
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 40% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Berrien Springs Population
1,794
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
57% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Cardinal
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
17.6% Asian
23.3% Black/African-American
16.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
32.9% White
3.1% Unknown
International Students
14.8% from 67 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.1%
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 3 4
Mathematics 2 3
Science 2  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 1  
History 2  
Academic Electives 3  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
8975 US 31
City, State, Zip
Berrien Springs, MI 49104
Phone
 
Fax
(269) 471-3228
E-mail
enroll@andrews.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
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
 
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
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
58% of 1,554 applicants were admitted
Women
57% of 879 applicants were admitted
Men
59% of 675 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
362 (40%) of 896 admitted students enrolled
Women
183 (37%) of 499 admitted students enrolled
Men
179 (45%) of 397 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
3.59
3.75 and Above
42%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
580 average
530-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
14%
Score of 600 - 700
28%
Score of 500 - 600
38%
Score of 400 - 500
19%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
599 average
510-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
12%
Score of 600 - 700
39%
Score of 500 - 600
39%
Score of 400 - 500
9%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
21-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
22%
Score of 24 - 29
36%
Score of 18 - 23
35%
Score of 12 - 17
7%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 19%
Top quarter: 42%
Top half: 69%
National Merit Scholar
6%
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$41,666
Tuition and Fees
$29,288
Room and Board
$9,078
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$2,200
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
downing@andrews.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
Not reported
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002238
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
274 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
167 (60.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
166 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
44 (26.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$29,011
Need-Based Gift
Received by 101 (60.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,638
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 119 (71.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,556
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 166 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
108 (39.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,750

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
869 (64.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
801 (92.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
799 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
129 (16.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$31,058
Need-Based Gift
Received by 572 (71.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,052
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 650 (81.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,702
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 787 (98.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
521 (38.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,937

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$31,845
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
16.0%
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
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,193
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
45
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
196
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Spouses of Current Students
Number of Awards
102
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$959
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Anatomy
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Technology/Technician
  • Biophysics
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family and Community Services
  • Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Voice and Opera
  • Youth Ministry
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Most Popular Disciplines
Visual and performing arts, Business/marketing, Agriculture, Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Physical therapy and architecture
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


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

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
219
Part-Time Faculty
57
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
55%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 40% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 44% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs

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
1,543,998
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
100
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Not 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

Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Science in Community and International Development, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Administration, Master of Divinity, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Theology, Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Allied Health--General
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Higher Education
  • International Development
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Religious Education
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Missiology, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Ministry, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Theology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Higher Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology--General
  • Religious Education
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Theology

Location and Setting


Berrien Springs Population
1,794
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
1,650 acres

Weather

Temperature
17.7 average low in January, 75.6 average high in September
Rain
132 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Benton Harbor
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Niles

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
57% 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
43%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


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

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Cardinal
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, gymnastics, racquetball, soccer, softball, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,704
Women
942 (55.3%)
Men
762 (44.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,344
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
17.6% Asian
23.3% Black/African-American
16.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
32.9% White
3.1% Unknown
International Students.
14.8% from 67 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
86.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
49.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
54.9%

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
Not reported

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