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Colleges / Andrews University

Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%
Acceptance Rate82%

Andrews University Admissions

If you are applying to Andrews University, the fee for the application costs $30.

Andrews University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Andrews University's admissions stats.

Andrews University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 22%
Mean SAT Score 1182
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 38%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 37%
Waitlist No

Andrews University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Andrews University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to Andrews University?

Andrews University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Andrews University Admissions

Is Andrews University Challenging To Get Into?

Andrews University is a moderately 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 82% of all applicants, about 904 of the 1,109 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.

Transferring to Andrews University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Andrews University

Andrews University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Andrews University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Andrews University

What does Andrews University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Talent/Ability Considered

Make sure to check with Andrews University for more information on admission factors.

Andrews University Application Requirements

To apply to Andrews University, all applicants 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)
Other Requirements College prep courses, GPA lower than minimum may be eligible for admission under Bridge to Success program
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.75

GPA and Testing

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% submitted a class rank. At Andrews University 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 46% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Andrews University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 23.05%
3.75 and 3.99 30.86%
3.50 and 3.74 17.97%
3.25 and 3.49 9.38%
3.00 and 3.24 7.81%
2.50 and 2.9 9.77%
2.00 and 2.49 1.17%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Andrews University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Andrews University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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

In 2022, 38% of Andrews University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 37% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Andrews University?

To be competitive with other Andrews University applicants, you should aim to score between 1040 and 1270 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Andrews University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1270 and 25% of scored lower than 1040, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Andrews University student is 1182.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Andrews University students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Andrews University students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Andrews University?

To be most competitive at Andrews University, you should strive to earn between 20 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 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Andrews University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on 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

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Andrews University?

❌ No, Andrews University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Andrews University's acceptance rate?

✅ Andrews University has an acceptance rate of 82%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Andrews University?

❌ Andrews University does not offer early decision.

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Andrews University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Andrews University? Andrews University is a somewhat selective institution. The Andrews University acceptance rate is 82%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.


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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1270


Math SAT Range

520 - 640


Reading SAT Range

530 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1270 and Above


1040 to 1270


1040 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Andrews University students is 1182. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Andrews University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1040 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1040 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Andrews University.

Andrews University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Andrews University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.64. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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