Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor, MI

Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$30,472

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
490
75th
590
25th
490
75th
25
25th
21
75th
26
25th
19
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 952
Declined 552
Total Received 1,504
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Private

1,750

undergraduate students

2,157

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Spring Arbor University, founded in 1873, is a private Christian, four-year, comprehensive university. Founded by leaders of the Free Methodist Church, its 100-acre main campus is located in Spring Arbor, MI, 10 miles west of Jackson.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,907
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

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100-acre campus in Spring Arbor (population: 2,881), 10 miles west of Jackson and 45 miles south of Lansing. Branch sites in Battle Creek, Bay City, Dearborn, Flint, Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Petoskey, and Traverse City. Major airport serves Detroit; bus and train serve Jackson.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Spring Arbor University
106 East Main Street
Spring Arbor, MI
49283-9799

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
73%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
490
75th
590
25th
490
75th
25
25th
21
75th
26
25th
19
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 952
Declined 552
Total Received 1,504

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 517 750-6463
F: 517 750-6620
financialaid@arbor.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Golf
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Crossroads League

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Christian Studies.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computer Science.
Counseling Psychology.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
English Language and Literature, General.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Family Systems.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
General Studies.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Keyboard Instruments.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mathematics, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Organizational Leadership.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Religious/Sacred Music.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech Teacher Education.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Urban Ministry.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Youth Ministry.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Social Work
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

3,907

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

45%

1,750
students

Female
68%
1,190

Male
32%
560

55%

2,157
students

Female
86%
1,845

Male
14%
312

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

1,139
students

Female
67%
763

Male
33%
376

35%

611
students

Female
70%
427

Male
30%
184

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Kenya
South Korea
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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