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Berrien Springs, Michigan

Andrews University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Andrews University

Andrews University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.5%
Admission Difficulty for Andrews University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Andrews University and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 947 out of 1,445 applicants were admitted making Andrews University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. Andrews University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Andrews University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
51%
SAT Scores for Andrews University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Andrews University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1300
Average SAT Score 1170

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Andrews University?

Andrews University typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Andrews University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >77%
1170 to 1300 Avg + 66%-77%
1040 to 1170 Avg - 53%-66%
910 to 1040 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 910 Low <40%
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Andrews University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
71%
ACT Scores for Andrews University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Andrews University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Andrews University?

Admission data indicates that Andrews University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 71 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Andrews University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Andrews University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >77%
24 to 27 Avg + 66%-77%
21 to 24 Avg - 53%-66%
18 to 21 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 18 Low <40%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.49
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Andrews University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Andrews University was 3.49 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Andrews University accepts 66% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Andrews University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 42% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 11% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

74% of Andrews University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Andrews University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 46%
Top 50% of class 74%
Bottom 50% of class 26%
Bottom 25% of class 9%

Admission Statistics

Andrews University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 816 629 1,445
Accepted 526 421 947
Acceptance Rate 64% 67% 66%
Enrolled 166 130 296
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 31% 31%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Andrews University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Andrews University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Andrews University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168740 IPEDS survey data for Andrews University.

Frequently Asked Questions

51% of students submit their SAT scores to Andrews University. 71% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

66% of those who apply are granted admission to Andrews University. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1300. 51% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 71% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.