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St. Andrews University
Laurinburg, NC
St. Andrews University (formerly St. Andrew's Presbyterian College), founded in 1958, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 640-acre campus, designed around Lake Ansley C. Moore, is located in Laurinburg, 40 miles from Fayetteville.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 688
   Women 323 (46.9%)
   Men 365 (53.1%)
Graduate Students 34
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 57% of 1,238 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered  
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.09
SAT Math 410-490 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 390-483 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 16-21 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 $42,770
  Tuition and Fees $25,874
  Room and Board $10,396
Average Percent of Need Met 67%
Average Freshman Award $21,099
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 30
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 40% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
Laurinburg Population 15,774
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee  
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 85% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Knights
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
19.6% Black/African-American
1.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
47.9% White
25.9% Unknown
International Students 13.2%
First-Year Students Returning 51.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 29.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported