Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI 49104


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,317
Religious affiliation Seventh Day Adventists
Student to faculty ratio 9:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,240 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Andrews University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,417 applications and only 977 students were granted admission. Andrews University is at the #38 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 67% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 45% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT930 to 1270
ACT21 to 29

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Andrews University's tuition was $26,790 for all students regardless of residency (0% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Andrews University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 34% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,288 (which is 2.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Andrews University in 2016-2017, was 139, which is 52% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,902 (which is 0.1% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Andrews University has enrolled a total of 3,317 students (2,221 students full-time and 1,096 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,317 students, 144 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 56% men and 44% women and 1,673 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,644 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 350 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 31%

Black/African American: 20%

Non-resident alien: 19%

Hispanic: 16%

Asian: 10%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Andrews University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Theology And Religious Vocations 29% 227
Health Professions And Related Programs 8% 63 0
Architecture And Related Services 7% 58
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 7% 51
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 7% 51
Education 6% 48 34
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 38 29
Transportation And Materials Moving 3% 27
Philosophy And Religious Studies 3% 26 2
Psychology 2% 17

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Andrews University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Andrews University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,000. Last year, out of the total 427 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 380 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 567 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 476 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $33,000 $38,200
Employment Rate 89% 84%
Total Graduates 427 567

Campus Location

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18.4 mile away
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