For the fall 2018 session, 1,445 students had applied for admission at Andrews University, of which 66% were accepted for admission. But, only 31% of the accepted students chose to enroll in the university. An acceptance rate higher than 60% suggests that the university is not very selective, but a lower enrollment percentage shows that many students applied to this university as a second choice.
Andrews University offers admission to 94 different undergraduate courses, and graduate courses in different majors. The most popular courses include BSE Engineering, BS Business Administration, BSN Nursing, BS Computer Science, IT, among others. The university accepts admissions thrice a year, for fall, spring, and summer sessions.
|Application Portal||Online application portal of Andrews University|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||UG - USD 30 Graduate - USD 60|
|Mode of Payment||Online payment through debit/credit cards|
|Acceptance Rate (Fall 2018)||66%|
|Average SAT score (25th percentile) (Fall 2018)||Evidence-based reading and writing - 540 Math - 500|
|Average ACT score (25th percentile) (Fall 2018)||Composite - 21 English - 19 Maths - 21|
|Intake Sessions||Thrice - Spring, Summer, and Fall|
|Work Experiences Requirements||Required for professional masters courses like MBA.|
|Financial Aids for International students||Available in the form of international scholarships|
|International Students firstname.lastname@example.org|
The international students willing to apply for admissions at Andrews University must keep in mind the following application deadline, and make sure that you apply on time.
The below-mentioned deadlines are applicable for both undergraduate freshmen and transfer students.
The application deadline for all the major graduate courses (including MS and MBA) is as follows :
|Summer session 1||April 1|
|Summer session 2||May 1|
|Summer session 3||June 1|
Note: Currently, the university is accepting admission to the MS Biology program for only the fall semester.
The international students willing to study in the US are granted admission, if the candidate fulfills the education requirements according to US standards, along with the English Proficiency requirements. The graduate students should complete a 4-year bachelor’s degree to be eligible to apply for admissions to graduate courses.
Application Portal - Students should apply through the online application page of the Andrews University official website.
Application fees - The application fees for Undergraduate freshman and transfer applicants is USD 30, while the application fees for graduate applicants is USD 60. The students submitting the application after the application deadline will have to pay USD 70.
Application Requirements - The international students must fulfill the following admission requirements, and upload the documents during the online application.
Note: Though the scanned copy of the documents needs to be uploaded online during the application process, the original copies and official transcripts must be submitted at the time of Final admission to the University, without which, the admission will not be considered complete.
The international students need to submit English Proficiency Test Scores like TOEFL, IELTS, etc. during the application process. The scores should be above the minimum required scores declared by the university, which are valid for all undergraduate and graduate students, and are stated below:
|Test Name||Minimum required score|
Andrews University follows very strict country-specific admission requirements for International students of different countries, especially for Graduate courses. The requirements for some of these countries are discussed in the table below:
|Country Name||Requirements for Graduate courses|
|India||4-year bachelor degree or 3-year bachelor degree along with Masters /PDG courses or degrees from any one of Flaiz Adventist College,|
Lowry Adventist College, Metas Adventist College, Northeast Adventist College, Roorkee Adventist College, Spicer Adventist University and Vellore Adventist College of Education.
|Hong Kong||4-year bachelor degree or 3-year bachelor degree along with HKASLE or HKALE or degree from Hong Kong Adventist college|
|Bangladesh||Bachelor degree from a recognized university|
|Myanmar||Bachelor degree where the official language of instruction should be Burmese|
|Pakistan||Either a 4-year bachelor’s degree or a 3-year bachelor’s degree with masters.|
The international students will need to attain a student visa in order to study in the US, the steps for which are discussed below:
The following documents will be required by the student for the visa application and interview :
Andrews University offers admission to 94 different undergraduate courses. The admission to Andrews University Undergraduate programs like BBA, BS Computer Science, BS data science, BSN, etc., is granted if the students fulfill the following admission requirements:
The above requirements are applicable to both freshman and transfer students.
Application portal - University application portal
Application fees - USD 30
Application portal: University application portal
Application fees: USD 60
Admission requirements - The requirements for admission to Andrews University Graduate Programs vary with each course, however, the English Proficiency requirements for International students are compulsory for each course. Below, we have discussed the course-specific requirements for 5 popular graduate courses offered by the University.
|Requirements||MBA||M. Architecture||MSA organizational management||MS Medical Laboratory Science||MA in Educational Psychology|
|Application fees||USD 60||USD 60||USD 60||USD 60||USD 60|
|GMAT/GRE||GMAT required Minimum score >1000||GRE required||Not compulsory||Not compulsory||GRE required|
|Work Experiences||Required but not compulsory||Not compulsory||Required but not compulsory||Not compulsory||Required but not compulsory|
|Essay/Statement of purpose||Statement of purpose Required||Both drawing portfolio and statement of purpose are required||Statement of purpose Required|
|Professional CV/Resume||Resume Required. Should clearly describe employment and project details||Resume Required. Should clearly describe employment and project details||Resume Required. Should clearly describe employment and project details||Resume Required. Should clearly describe employment and project details||Resume Required. Should clearly describe employment and project details|
|LOR||2 LOR from professionals like advisors, employers.||2 LOR from professionals like advisors, employers.||2 LOR from professionals like advisors, employers.||2 LOR from professionals like advisors, employers.||2 LOR from professionals like advisors, employers.|
|Admission Interview||Not compulsory||Not compulsory||Not compulsory||Not compulsory||Not compulsory|
Andrews University accepts applications in the online mode only, though the undergraduate students can talk to the enrollment counselor before application. The application should be submitted at least 1-2 months prior to the beginning of the term, as the admission decisions arrive around three to four weeks after submission of the complete application form along with scanned documents and application fees. Once the admission decisions are made, the successful candidate will be notified through mail. The successful candidate will then have to visit the campus and submit the original documents to secure enrollment.
The international students will get their I-20 from the university through the mail, after which they will have to apply for a student visa. Once they get their visa, they can fly to the US for the enrollment process.