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Andrews University Admissions

If you want to apply to Andrews University, the application fee is $30. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Applying Early to Andrews University?

Andrews University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Andrews University

Andrews University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Andrews University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Andrews University **accepted 49% of students, around 697 of the 1,429 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Andrews University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does Andrews University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Andrews University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Andrews University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Andrews University must submit the following items. Double check with Andrews University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.25
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Andrews University?

Students admitted to Andrews University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 57.95% submitted a class rank. At Andrews University 17.07% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 34.76% were in the top 25% and 65.24% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Andrews University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 57.95%

Andrews University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 54.47% of Andrews University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 53.7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Andrews University?

To be competitive with other Andrews University applicants, you should strive to earn between 510 and 1370 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Andrews University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1370 and 25% of scored lower than 510, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Andrews University student is 1205.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Andrews University students scored 680 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Andrews University students scored 680 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Andrews University?

To be most competitive at Andrews University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Andrews University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Andrews University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

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Transferring to Andrews University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Andrews University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Andrews University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Andrews University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Andrews University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Andrews University.

Does Andrews University accept transfer credits?

Andrews University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Andrews University accepts:

CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does Andrews University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Andrews University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Andrews University?

Andrews University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Andrews University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

49%

How hard is it to get into Andrews University? Andrews University is a somewhat selective institution. The Andrews University acceptance rate is 49%. This means that the institution accepts 48 out of every 100 applicants.

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Andrews University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Andrews University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Andrews University is Continuous processing.

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

Andrews University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above

Good

21 to 28

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Andrews University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Andrews University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Andrews University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

510 - 1370

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Math SAT Range

510 - 680

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1370 and Above

Good

510 to 1370

Avg

510 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Andrews University students is 1205. Applicants with SAT scores of 1370 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Andrews University, while applicants with SAT scores between 510 to 1370 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 510 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Andrews University.

Andrews University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.63

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Andrews University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.63. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,412

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

49%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,782

Out-of-State

$31,782

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Application Deadline

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