Andrews University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,464
2.99% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,194
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.753%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
91.3%
1,226 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,858
58.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
70.9%
205 Graduates

About

Andrews University is a higher education institution located in Berrien County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Andrews University were Divinity & Ministry (105 degrees awarded), Pastoral Studies & Counseling (90 degrees), and Speech-Language Pathology (25 degrees).

In 2022, 785 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Andrews University. 50.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (198 degrees), 1.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (161 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Andrews University is $31,464, which is $1,314 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Andrews University is $31,464, which is $1,314 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,194.

In 2022, 88% of undergraduate students attending Andrews University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$31,464
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Andrews University was $31,464. The cost of tuition at Andrews University is $1,314 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$24,194
2022 Value
2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Andrews University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,194. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Andrews University grew by 2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,329
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Andrews University was of $10,329 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.11% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Andrews University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.53% with respect to 2021, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.753%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Andrews University was 0.753%, which represents 4 out of the 531 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Andrews University received 1,226 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 10.6% annual growth. Out of those 1,226 applicants, 1,119 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,858 students enrolled at Andrews University in 2022. 42% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Andrews University has an overall enrollment yield of 20.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,119
Accepted Out of 1,226

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Andrews University was 91.3% (1,119 admissions from 1,226 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 81.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 10.6%, while admissions grew by 23.8%..

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SAT Scores

42%
Submission Percentage (2022)
98
Scores Submitted (2022)

42% of enrolled first-time students at Andrews University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Andrews University had a total enrollment of 2,858 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Andrews University is 1,663 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,195. This means that 58.2% of students enrolled at Andrews University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Andrews University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22.7% White, 19.7% Black or African American, 18.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.87% Asian, 3.95% Two or More Races, 0.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.28% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Andrews University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (11.5%), followed by White Male (11.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (12.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (10.8%) and White Female (8.35%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Andrews University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,858 students. The full-time enrollment at Andrews University is 1,663 and the part-time enrollment is 1,195. This means that 58.2% of students enrolled at Andrews University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Andrews University was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Andrews University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    649 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    562 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    518 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Andrews University is 22.7% White, 19.7% Black or African American, 18.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.87% Asian, 3.95% Two or More Races, 0.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.28% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 71 students (2.48%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1 more women than men received degrees from Andrews University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Andrews University is white (198 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (161 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Andrews University is Divinity & Ministry (105 degrees awarded), followed by Pastoral Studies & Counseling (90 degrees) and Speech-Language Pathology (25 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Andrews University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (221 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (16 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (15 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Andrews University are Social workers, all other (156,038 people), Clergy (112,190 people), Other managers (69,789 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (67,514 people), and Postsecondary teachers (57,673 people).

The most specialized majors at Andrews University in 2022 are Theology (221 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (16 degrees), Language & Linguistics (15 degrees), Transportation (9 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Andrews University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Andrews University are Theology (221 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (16 degrees), Language & Linguistics (15 degrees), Transportation (9 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Andrews University are Elementary & secondary schools (195,449 people), Religious organizations (125,500 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (119,952 people), Individual & family services (108,538 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (90,971 people).

The most specialized majors at Andrews University are Theology (221 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (16 degrees), Language & Linguistics (15 degrees), Transportation (9 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Andrews University.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 118 degrees awarded
  2. 75 degrees awarded
  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common masters degree concentration at Andrews University was Divinity & Ministry with 118 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

392
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
393
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 392 degrees were awarded to men at Andrews University, which is 0.997 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (393).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 105 degrees were awarded to men at Andrews University in Divinity & Ministry, which is 5.25 times more than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Andrews University in Physical Therapy, which is 1.36 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
61%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from Andrews University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (85.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Andrews University is Female and Two or More Races (85.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.93% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    198 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    161 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    161 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Andrews University is white (198 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (161 degrees).

3.82% of degree recipients (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    100 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    98 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    86 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Andrews University is white male (100 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (98 degrees).

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Operations

Andrews University has an endowment valued at nearly $65.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−4.94%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Andrews University had a total salary expenditure of 88.5M. Andrews University employs 66 Associate professors, 64 Professors and 62 Assistant professors. Most academics at Andrews University are Male Professor (45), Male Associate professor (34), and Female Associate professor (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Andrews University are: Management, with 174 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 85 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees.

Endowment

$65.6M
2022 Endowment
6.55%
decline from 2021

Andrews University has an endowment valued at about $65.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Andrews University declined 6.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $307M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$35.7M
2022 Salaries
3.8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Andrews University paid a median of $35.7M in salaries, which represents 40.3% of their overall expenditure ($88.5M) and a 3.8% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.1M
Instructional Salaries
197
Number of Employees

In 2022, Andrews University paid a total of $12.1M to 197 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
66 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
174 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Andrews University were Associate professor with 66 employees, Professor with 64 employees, and Assistant professor with 62 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Andrews University were Management with 174 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 85 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Andrews University was Male Professor with 45 employees, Male Associate professor with 34 employees, and Female Associate professor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Andrews University.

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