Andrews University (AU)

Andrews University is a Seventh-Day Adventist-affiliated university established in 1874. Since its beginnings, AU had grown from only 12 students to a current enrollment of over 3,500. Through its 10 academic schools, AU awards undergraduate and graduate degrees in many fields of study. AU’s most popular majors include Education, Engineering, Business and Management. Andrews University believes that physical development is the key to a superior education. AU affords its students an array of Intramural sports and recreational activities. Andrews University is dedicated to the success of its students both academically and spiritually. It is the school’s mission to transform students by encouraging them to seek knowledge and sustain faith to make an impact in society.

Location: Berrien Springs, MI

Type of Institution: Four-year, faith-based, private university

Tuition and Fees (per semester)

     • In-State/Out-of-State: $12,239

Size: 3,500+ students

Percentage of African-American Students: 24%

Percentage of Men: 45%

Percentage of Women: 55%

Student-Teacher Ratio: 11:1

Degrees Offered: Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate

Colleges/Schools: Agriculture; Aviation; Arts and Sciences; Architecture, Art and Design; Business Administration; Distance Education; Education; Graduate Studies and Research; Health Professions; Theological Seminary 

Housing: On-campus housing provided: residence halls, apartments


     • African American Greek: N/A

     • Others: Black Students Christian Forum, Caribbean Club, Haitian American Graduated Student Association, The Kenyan Club, Pan African Club

City Life: Nearest major city, Grand Rapids, MI, is one hour and 45 minutes away