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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes yes
Golf yes yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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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