Spring Arbor University
Spring Arbor, MI 49283-9799

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,341
Religious affiliation Free Methodist
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,189 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

71%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Spring Arbor University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,623 applications and 1,160 students were granted admission. Spring Arbor University is at the #69 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, 93% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 7% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT840 to 1190
ACT19 to 25

Application Fee

$30
Undergrad students
$30
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Spring Arbor University's tuition was $26,130 for all students regardless of residency (2.5% 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.

$18,465
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$26,130
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$26,130
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Spring Arbor University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 40% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,098 (which is 6.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Spring Arbor University in 2016-2017, was 213, which is 73% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,420 (which is 8.9% above the national average.)

$4,098
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$6,420
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Spring Arbor University has enrolled a total of 3,341 students (2,455 students full-time and 886 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,341 students, 266 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 29% men and 71% women and 2,203 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,138 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 898 students for distance studies.

3,341
Total Enrollment
266
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Black/African American: 12%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Spring Arbor 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
Health Professions And Related Programs 45% 368 0
Psychology 12% 97
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 8% 64
Education 7% 61 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 9 0
Theology And Religious Vocations 1% 9 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 1% 9 3
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 1% 8
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 1% 6
Philosophy And Religious Studies 0% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

54%
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 Spring Arbor University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
45%
Dropout rate
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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

$33,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Spring Arbor University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,600. Last year, out of the total 1,294 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,165 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,548 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,347 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $33,600 $38,900
Employment Rate 90% 87%
Total Graduates 1,294 1,548

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