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St. Andrews University

Laurinburg, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate41%
Acceptance Rate41%

About St Andrews University

St. Andrews University Overview

St. Andrews University is a private, religious school in a small town setting in Laurinburg, North Carolina. St Andrews University was founded in 1958 and the school currently enrolls around 862 students per year, including 862 undergraduate students. St Andrews University ensures housing for up to 550 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

Student Activities at St Andrews University

Are you interested in music or performing?

There are no fraternities or sororities at St Andrews University, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

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

2022 St Andrews University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 41%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 63%
Tuition $27,730
Percent of Need Met 70%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $21,097

Is St Andrews University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what St Andrews University offers and if the school could be a good fit for you.

St Andrews University Acceptance Rate 2022

St Andrews University is moderately difficult to get into. Around 41% of applicants get into St Andrews University each year. Out of 1,104 applications received in 2022, 454 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at St Andrews University

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

Approximately 42% of students who start at St Andrews University come back the next year. Around 34% of students who started at St Andrews University 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 St Andrews University Grads

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

Check with St Andrews University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at St Andrews University

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

St Andrews University meets 70% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend St Andrews University full-time are awarded $21,097 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $26,209 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 financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at St Andrews University.

Based on this information, is St Andrews University the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is St Andrews University a good school for you?

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Where is St. Andrews University Located?

St Andrews University is located in the small town setting of Laurinburg, North Carolina.

If you want to see St Andrews University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Route 401 to Laurinburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Fayetteville Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what St Andrews University and Laurinburg are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1700 Dogwood Mile Laurinburg, NC 28352-5598

Campus Setting: Small Town

St Andrews University Application Deadline

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St Andrews University ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 21

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St Andrews University SAT Scores


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St Andrews University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at St Andrews University is like? There are approximately 862 students enrolled at St Andrews University. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 60% percent are from NC and 40% percent of students are from other states.


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