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Adrian College

Adrian, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

About Adrian College

Adrian College Overview

Adrian College is a private, religious school in a small town setting in Adrian, Michigan. Adrian College was founded in 1859 and the school currently enrolls around 1,871 students a year, which includes 1,805 undergrads. Adrian College offers on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 75% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Student Activities at Adrian College

Interested in music or performing? At Adrian College you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Adrian College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Adrian College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Adrian College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Adrian College on the Student Life page.

2022 Adrian College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 21%
Tuition $38,321
Percent of Need Met 76%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $27,013

Is Adrian College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Adrian College offers and if the college could be the right college for you.

Adrian College Acceptance Rate 2022

Adrian College is moderately difficult to get into. Around 76% of applicants get into Adrian College each year. Last year, 2,736 students applied to Adrian College and 2,079 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Adrian College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 66% of students who start at Adrian College return the next year. Around 52% of students who started at Adrian College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Adrian College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Adrian College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Adrian College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Adrian College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Adrian College's endowment was valued at $46.2 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $8,323 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Adrian College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Adrian College meets 76% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Adrian College full-time are awarded $27,013 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $27,741 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Adrian College.

Based on this information, does Adrian College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Adrian College a good school for you?

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Where is Adrian College?

Adrian College is located in the small town setting of Adrian, Michigan, in the suburbs of Detroit and Toledo.

If you are interested in seeing Adrian College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take I-94, I-80/90, U.S. 23 to Adrian, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Detroit Metropolitan, Toledo Express.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Adrian College and Adrian are like without leaving home.

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College Info

110 South Madison Street Adrian, MI 49221-2575

Campus Setting: Small Town

Adrian College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Adrian College is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Adrian College is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Adrian College ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


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19 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Adrian College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Adrian College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Adrian College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

460 - 570


Reading SAT Range

480 - 580

Adrian College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


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Cost Breakdown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Adrian College is like? There are approximately 1,871 students enrolled at Adrian College, including 1,805 undergraduate students and 66 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 73% percent are from MI and 27% percent of students are from other states.


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