Spring Arbor University is a private, religous school located in the rural setting of Spring Arbor, MI
Founded in 1873, SAC currently enrolls around 3,333 students a year, including 1,614 undergrads. The institution runs on a 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term) academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $13,311,307. For each full-time student, SAC spends about $8,125.
Acceptance rate: 66%
Average GPA: 3.61
Mean ACT score: 24
Mean SAT score: 1109
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 1
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
It is moderately difficult to get into Spring Arbor University. SAC accepts around 66 percent of applicants each year.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.61 /4.0. The mean SAT scores for students who get into SAC is 1109. The mean ACT scores is 24.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
About 78 percent of students who start at SAC return for their second year of college. Out of the 381 students who started at SAC as first-time freshman, 140 graduate within four years.
SAC's six-year graduation for undergrads is 52 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 79 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $32,602 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SAC is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SAC is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to SAC is 24. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into SAC. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1203 and Above
1000 to 1203
1000 and Less
The median SAT score for SAC students is 1109. Applicants with SAT scores of 1203 and above have a good chance of being admitted to SAC, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1203 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1000 have a low chance of being offered a spot at SAC.
Wondering what life at SAC is like? There are approximately 3,333 students enrolled at SAC, including 1,612 undergraduate students and 1,721 graduate students. 70% percent of students attend school full-time, 87% percent are from MI and 13% percent of students are from other states.
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