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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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,647
   Women 800 (48.6%)
   Men 847 (51.4%)
Graduate Students 9
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 Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
19-24 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 $51,556
  Tuition and Fees $35,740
  Room and Board $10,740
Average Percent of Need Met 77%
Average Freshman Award $27,013
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 91
Regular Class Size Not reported
Adrian Population 20,861
Nearest Metropolitan Area Detroit, Toledo
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 86% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Bulldogs
Sororities 19% of women participate
Fraternities 25% of men participate
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