Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor, MI

Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$28,810

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
60%
600-699
41%
500-599
79%
400-499
40%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
51%
500-599
70%
400-499
43%
30-36
7%
24-29
18%
18-23
15%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 958
Declined 490
Total Received 1,448
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Private

1,612

undergraduate students

1,721

graduate students

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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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
71%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Inter-faith Shelter Ministries
  • Band of Brothers
  • Action Jackson
  • Circle of Sisters
  • Heartside Homeless

Top Events

  • Arbor Games
  • Porchfest
  • Midnight Breakfast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
60%
600-699
41%
500-599
79%
400-499
40%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
51%
500-599
70%
400-499
43%
30-36
7%
24-29
18%
18-23
15%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.61

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 958
Declined 490
Total Received 1,448

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Field hockey, Football, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Advertising
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Science
Corrections
Design and Visual Communications, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family Systems
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Finance, General
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International/Global Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Pedagogy
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology/Theological Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

3,333

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

48%

1,612
students

Female
67%
1,086

Male
33%
528

52%

1,721
students

Female
85%
1,468

Male
15%
251

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

1,134
students

Female
67%
752

Male
33%
382

30%

480
students

Female
70%
334

Male
30%
146

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

45

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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