Andrews University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$26,790

2.53% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$22,012

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.31%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

40.4%

2,417 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,317

67% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

62.4%

222 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), General Biological Sciences (22 degrees), and Social Work (20 degrees).

In 2016, 908 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Andrews University. 49.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (303 degrees), 1.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (205 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Andrews University is $26,790, which is $934 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Andrews University is $26,790, which is $934 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,012.

In 2016, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 46% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,790

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Andrews University was $26,790. The cost of tuition at Andrews University is $934 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$22,012

2016 Value

6.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Andrews University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,012. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Andrews University grew by 6.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,340

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Andrews University was of $9,340 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.89% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Andrews University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 5.95% with respect to 2015, when 84% 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.

5.31%

2015 Default Rate

33

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Andrews University was 5.31%, which represents 33 out of the 622 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Andrews University received 2,417 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.81% annual growth. Out of those 2,417 applicants, 977 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 40.4% acceptance rate.

There were 3,317 students enrolled at Andrews University in 2016, and 45% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Andrews University has an overall enrollment yield of 31.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

40.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

977

Accepted Out of 2,417

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Andrews University was 40.4% (977 admissions from 2,417 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 39.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 9.81%, while admissions grew by 13.2%.

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SAT Scores

45%

Submission Percentage

138

Scores Submitted

45% of enrolled first-time students at Andrews University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Andrews University has a total enrollment of 3,317 students. The full-time enrollment at Andrews University is 2,221 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,096. This means that 67% of students enrolled at Andrews University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Andrews University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.5% White, 19.9% Black or African American, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.86% Asian, 2.17% Two or More Races, 0.271% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.241% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Andrews University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (14.3%), followed by White Male (12.3%) and Black or African American Female (11.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (17.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (12.7%) and White Female (12.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Andrews University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,317 students. The full-time enrollment at Andrews University is 2,221 and the part-time enrollment is 1,096. This means that 67% of students enrolled at Andrews University are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 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 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), 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

    1,012

  2. Black or African American

    659

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    529

The enrolled student population at Andrews University is 30.5% White, 19.9% Black or African American, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.86% Asian, 2.17% Two or More Races, 0.271% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.241% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 10 fewer women than men received degrees from Andrews University. The majority of degree recipients at Andrews University are white (303 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (205 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Andrews University is General Psychology (23 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (22 degrees) and Social Work (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 (237 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (33 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (23 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Andrews University are Clergy (108,022 people), Architects, except naval (99,399 people), Miscellaneous managers (96,414 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (76,128 people), and Postsecondary teachers (66,702 people).

The most specialized majors at Andrews University are Theology (237 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (33 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (23 degrees), Language & Linguistics (21 degrees), and Agriculture (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Andrews University are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Credit counselors & loan officers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Andrews University are Theology (237 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (33 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (23 degrees), Language & Linguistics (21 degrees), and Agriculture (17 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 (139,410 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (135,040 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (132,320 people), Religious organizations (125,563 people), and Construction (64,356 people).

The most specialized majors at Andrews University are Theology (237 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (33 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (23 degrees), Language & Linguistics (21 degrees), and Agriculture (17 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 degrees awarded

  2. 22 degrees awarded

  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Andrews University was General Psychology with 23 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 459

  2. 449

In 2016, 459 degrees were awarded to men at Andrews University, which is 1.02 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (449).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 119 degrees were awarded to men at Andrews University in Divinity & Ministry, which is 6.26 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 42 degrees were awarded to women at Andrews University in Physical Therapy, which is 1.35 times more than the 31 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 32% of students graduating from Andrews University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Andrews University is Female and Asian (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.45% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    303 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    205 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    152 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Andrews University is white (303 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (205 degrees).

1.65% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    162 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    141 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    107 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Andrews University is white male (162 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (141 degrees).

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Operations

Andrews University has an endowment valued at nearly $52.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.64M (5.04%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Andrews University had a total expenditure of $103M. Of that $103M, they spent $39.9M on salaries and $103M on benefits.

Andrews University employs 79 Associate professors, 76 Assistant professors, and 66 Professors. Most academics at Andrews University are Male Professors (53), Male Associate professors(42), and Male Assistant professors (39).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Andrews University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 167 employees, Service, with 74 employees, and Management with 70 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$52.3M

2015 Endowment

21.5%

growth from 2014

Andrews University has an endowment valued at about $52.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Andrews University grew 21.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $219M 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. $2.8M - Federal

  2. $360k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Andrews University received $2.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $360k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$39.9M

Salary Expenditure

$103M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Andrews University had a total expenditure of $103M. Of that $103M, they spent $39.9M on salaries and $103M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Andrews University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$39.9M

2015 Salaries

0.948%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Andrews University paid a median of $39.9M in salaries, which represents 39% of their overall expenditure ($103M) and a 0.948% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.09% growth from 2013 and a 5.73% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.7M

Instructional Salaries

233

Number of Employees

In 2015, Andrews University paid a total of $13.7M to 233 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

79 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

167 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Andrews University were Associate professor with 79 employees; Assistant professor with 76 employees; and Assistant professor with 66 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Andrews University were Office and Administrative Support with 167 employees; Service with 74 employees; and Management with 70 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Andrews University was Male Professor with 53 employees, Male Associate professor with 42 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 39 employees.

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

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