Andrews University

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School Overview

Established as Battle Creek College in 1874, Andrews University is a coeducational higher education institution located in Berrien Springs, Michigan, a small town with a population of roughly 1,800 people. Andrews University is best know for being the first higher education institution started by the Seventh-day Adventists, and is the flagship university of their school system.

The university is composed of 8 academic schools and colleges that offer undergraduate bachelor’s degree in 130 majors and roughly 70 graduate degree programs.

General Information

Admission Office

100 US Highway 31

Berrien Springs, MI 49104

(800) 253-2874

(800) 253-2874

Fax: (269) 471-3228

Contact: Stephen Payne

Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address

100 US Highway 31

Berrien Springs, MI 49104

(269) 471-7771

Total undergrads: 1,889

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 396

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,760

Graduate enrollment: 1,167


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 56%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 78%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A,B
Animal Sciences B
Horticultural Services B

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Ceramics B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Design/Visual Communications B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Multimedia B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biophysics B
Botany B
Molecular Biology B
Zoology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Development B
Nonprofit Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Elementary Education B
Mathematics Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B


Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Medical Dietetics B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B


Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Neuroscience B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Development Economics B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology B
Youth Ministry B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Andrews University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 253-2874
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 4150 Administration Drive, Room 136, Berrien Springs, MI 49104
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,407
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 62%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,913 (86% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $29,288
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,288
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $17,305

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Andrews University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Andrews University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 35
Architecture and Related Services 21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 41
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 174
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 711156
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5
Health Professions and Related Programs 276
History 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2111
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1122
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 31
Theology and Religious Vocations 1163
Transportation and Materials Moving 11
Visual and Performing Arts 1123
Grand total 119814812

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Andrews University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $29,288
Out-of-state $29,288
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $27,324
Out-of-state $27,324

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 272 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 272 99% $17,305
Student loan aid 175 64% $10,091

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,437 78% $18,011
Federal student loans 739 40% $7,516

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Andrews University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Andrews University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,445 629 816
Percent admitted 100% 67% 64%
Percent admitted who enrolled 20% 21% 20%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Andrews University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,407
Undergraduate enrollment 1,702
Graduate enrollment 1,705

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Andrews University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level programs offered outside a school of public health
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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