Spring Arbor University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4263 of 14,134 In the World
#1204 of 2,597 In North America
#1130 of 2,496 In the United States
#30 of 62 In Michigan

Quick Review

Religion
Free Methodist
Acceptance rate
63%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$21,535 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,350
Graduates
1,768
Male:Female Ratio
21:79
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.arbor.edu

Spring Arbor University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 63% 63% 63%
Applicants 1,504 473 1,031
Admissions 952 299 653
Freshmen enrolled full time 208 85 123

625 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,540 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
184 or 88%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Spring Arbor University are 980-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
40 or 19%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Spring Arbor University are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2225 (72%)
Black or African American 303 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 278 (9%)
Hispanic 144 (5%)
Two or more races 85 (3%)
Asian 39 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 21 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 5 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,535/year
Average aid awarded
$20,124
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,544
$30-48K $18,596
$48-75K $17,650
$75-110K $21,271
$110K+ $23,847

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $29,872$7,942
Tuition in-state $29,872$7,942
Tuition out-of-state $29,872$7,942
Fee in-district $600$290
Fee in-state $600$290
Fee out-of-state $600$290

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,097
Combined charge for room and board $10,456
Room charge $4,840
Meal charge $5,616

Spring Arbor University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 71 211
Social Work 69 103
Business Administration and Management, General 7 20 37
Operations Management and Supervision 44
Counseling Psychology 42
Special Education and Teaching, Other 6 18
Family Systems 16
Psychology, General 15
Communication and Media Studies, Other 8 6
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 13
English Language and Literature, General 12
Education, Other 11
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other 11
General Studies 10
Accounting 10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 9
Reading Teacher Education 9
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 8
Biological and Physical Sciences 7
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 7
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 2 4
Social Studies Teacher Education 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 5
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 5
Mathematics Teacher Education 5
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 4
Finance, General 4
Philosophy 4
Design and Visual Communications, General 4
Computer Science 4
Religious & Sacred Music 4
International Business & Trade & Commerce 3
Art & Art Studies, General 3
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 3
Chemistry, General 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 3
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 3
Youth Ministry 3
Organizational Leadership 3
Actuarial Science 2
Biochemistry 2
Urban Ministry 2
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 2
Music, General 2
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Social Sciences, General 2
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 2
Broadcast Journalism 2
Speech Teacher Education 2
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1
History, General 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics 1
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 1
International & Globalization Studies 1
Theology & Theological Studies 1
Biology Teacher Education 1
Mathematics, General 1
Physics, Other 1
Environmental Science 1
Art Teacher Education 1
Sociology, General 1
Grand Total 9 435 451
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 65% 58% 69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
173
Citations
1,466

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
63 / 469
Psychology
45 / 834
Engineering
24 / 91
Chemistry
23 / 110
Sociology
23 / 45
Medicine
19 / 435
Business
16 / 186
Education Majors
15 / 297
Social Psychology
14 / 46
Computer Science
14 / 325
Physics
13 / 59
Art & Design
12 / 24
Political Science
11 / 10
Biology
11 / 42
Communications and Public Relations
10 / 23
Child Psychology
9 / 249
Mathematics
9 / 31
Inorganic Chemistry
8 / 27
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
7 / 3
Math Teachers
7 / 29
Philosophy
7 / 1
Cognitive Science
6 / 241
Gender Studies
5 / 17
Creative Writing
5 / 11
Health Science
5 / 205
Public Health
4 / 92
Environmental Science
4 / 7
Nanotechnology
4 / 12
Management Information Systems
4 / 179
Metallurgical Engineering
3 / 9
Physical chemistry
3 / 37
Chemical Engineering
3 / 3
History
3 / 3
Management
3 / 1
Organic Chemistry
3 / 21
Critical Care Nursing
3 / 4
Literature
3 / 3
Materials Science
3 / 5
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
3 / 2
Physical Therapy
2 / 9

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 6
1992 4 16
1993 4 18
1994 3 16
1995 2 78
1996 3 49
1997 2 29
1998 1 19
1999 1 37
2000 2 44
2001 1 30
2002 4 31
2003 5 32
2004 4 41
2005 4 56
2006 3 73
2007 7 53
2008 7 101
2009 9 106
2010 4 97
2011 13 77
2012 7 101
2013 12 127
2014 5 91
2015 13 112
2016 8 106
2017 14 128
2018 13 93
2019 11 110
2020 12 134
2021 9 153

Notable alumni

  1. Mike Nofs

    Mike Nofs
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mike Nofs is a Republican politician from Michigan who served in the Michigan Senate from 2009 until 2018 for the 19th district. Nods previously served three terms in the Michigan House of Representatives. He was elected to the Senate in a special election after Mark Schauer resigned upon his election to the United States House of Representatives in 2008 (incidentally, Nofs had succeeded Schauer in the State House when the latter was term-limited out of that chamber).

  2. Steven Waterhouse

    Steven Waterhouse
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Steven Waterhouse is an American pastor, Bible teacher, and Christian author who has published works on counseling and systematic theology. Waterhouse has taught Bible doctrine in colleges and church ministries, has been the keynote speaker at National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) conventions, and has lectured at various institutions and conference workshops on counseling.

General info

Alternative names Spring Arbor College
Spring Arber Unviversity
SAC
Spring Arbor
SAU
Spring Arbor Collage
Spring Arber
Founded 1873
Motto Fides, Vivens, Discens
Faith, Living, Learning
Colors blue, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 338
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 106 E. Main St
Spring Arbor, Michigan, 49283-9799
United States
City population 3,000
Phone 5177501200
Fax +1 (517) 750 2108

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