Andrews University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,808
2.81% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$22,850
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.51%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
48.8%
1,429 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,162
65.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
60.9%
156 Graduates

About

Andrews University is a higher education institution located in Berrien County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Andrews University were General Psychology (23 degrees awarded), Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology (22 degrees), and Registered Nursing (20 degrees).

In 2020, 855 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Andrews University. 50.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (246 degrees), 1.37 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (180 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Andrews University is $29,808, which is $1,179 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Andrews University is $29,808, which is $1,179 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,850.

In 2020, 82% of undergraduate students attending Andrews University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,808
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Andrews University was $29,808. The cost of tuition at Andrews University is $1,179 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$22,850
2020 Value
2.51%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Andrews University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,850. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Andrews University grew by 2.51%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,175
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Andrews University was of $10,175 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.54% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Andrews University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 3.53% with respect to 2019, 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.
3.51%
2018 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Andrews University was 3.51%, which represents 18 out of the 513 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Andrews University received 1,429 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.626% annual decline. Out of those 1,429 applicants, 697 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 48.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,162 students enrolled at Andrews University in 2020, and 54% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Andrews University has an overall enrollment yield of 36.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

48.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
697
Accepted Out of 1,429

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Andrews University was 48.8% (697 admissions from 1,429 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 67%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −0.626%, while admissions declined by −27.7%.

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SAT Scores

54%
Submission Percentage
140
Scores Submitted

54% of enrolled first-time students at Andrews University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Andrews University has a total enrollment of 3,162 students. The full-time enrollment at Andrews University is 2,057 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,105. This means that 65.1% of students enrolled at Andrews University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Andrews University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24% White, 18.1% Black or African American, 17.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.99% Asian, 3.57% Two or More Races, 0.601% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.158% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Andrews University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (12.4%), followed by White Male (11.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (12.3%), followed by White Male (10.4%) and White Female (10.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Andrews University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,162 students. The full-time enrollment at Andrews University is 2,057 and the part-time enrollment is 1,105. This means that 65.1% of students enrolled at Andrews University are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
2020 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 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), Andrews University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    760
  2. Black or African American
    571
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    543

The enrolled student population at Andrews University is 24% White, 18.1% Black or African American, 17.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.99% Asian, 3.57% Two or More Races, 0.601% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.158% 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 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% 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, 96 students (3.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 9 more women than men received degrees from Andrews University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Andrews University is white (246 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (180 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Andrews University is General Psychology (23 degrees awarded), followed by Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology (22 degrees) and Registered Nursing (20 degrees).

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 (217 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (31 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (27 degrees).

Workforce

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 (142,490 people), Clergy (110,802 people), Architects, except landscape and naval (90,880 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (75,811 people), and Other managers (74,733 people).

The most specialized majors at Andrews University are Theology (217 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (31 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (27 degrees), Language & Linguistics (21 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (41 degrees).

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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, Aerospace engineers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Andrews University are Theology (217 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (31 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (27 degrees), Language & Linguistics (21 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (41 degrees).

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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 (189,481 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (137,745 people), Religious organizations (127,245 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (125,090 people), and Individual & family services (105,805 people).

The most specialized majors at Andrews University are Theology (217 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (31 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (27 degrees), Language & Linguistics (21 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (41 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 20 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Andrews University was General Psychology with 23 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

423
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
432
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 423 degrees were awarded to men at Andrews University, which is 0.979 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (432).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 126 degrees were awarded to men at Andrews University in Divinity & Ministry, which is 8.4 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 36 degrees were awarded to women at Andrews University in Physical Therapy, which is 1.16 times more than the 31 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 37% of students graduating from Andrews University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Andrews University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 5.13% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    246 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    180 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    144 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Andrews University is white (246 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (180 degrees).

5.38% of degree recipients (46 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    127 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    119 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Andrews University is white female (127 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (119 degrees).

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Operations

Andrews University has an endowment valued at nearly $53.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−6.85%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Andrews University had a total salary expenditure of $100M. Andrews University employs 70 Professors, 65 Assistant professors, and 61 Associate professors. Most academics at Andrews University are Male Professors (47), Male Assistant professors(35), and Female Associate professors (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Andrews University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 116 employees, Management, with 80 employees, and Service with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$53.1M
2020 Endowment
4.48%
decline from 2019

Andrews University has an endowment valued at about $53.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Andrews University declined 4.48% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $249M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.54M - Federal
  2. $310k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Andrews University received $2.54M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $310k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$38.6M
2020 Salaries
0.87%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Andrews University paid a median of $38.6M in salaries, which represents 38.6% of their overall expenditure ($100M) and a 0.87% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.44% growth from 2018 and a 2.47% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.4M
Instructional Salaries
199
Number of Employees

In 2020, Andrews University paid a total of $12.4M to 199 employees working as instructors, which represents 32% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
70 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
116 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Andrews University were Professor with 70 employees; Assistant professor with 65 employees; and Assistant professor with 61 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Andrews University were Office and Administrative Support with 116 employees; Management with 80 employees; and Service with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Andrews University was Male Professor with 47 employees, Male Assistant professor with 35 employees, and Female Associate professor with 31 employees.

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

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