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Spring Arbor University
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  • 4 Year
  • SPRING ARBOR, MI

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A+

About

106 E MAIN ST
SPRING ARBOR, MI 49283
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Crossroads League
From Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor University is a unique community of individuals who desire both an education and a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. At SAU, we value each student's unique, God-given talents and guide them as they further develop their skills, all to the glory of God. Not only do we want you to become a part of our present community, but we also want to prepare you well for your future! At SAU, you will learn firsthand how to succeed in your field while keeping Christ at the center of everything you do.

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Spring Arbor University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
60%
SAT Range
980-1190
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,441 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,810 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
96%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 47 responses
87%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 62 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 62 responses

Majors

Our Professors Care About You!

academic spotlight

“I have met my lifelong best friends at Spring Arbor; on top of so many people who have poured into me and my future. In addition, I have had amazing professors who have instilled passions in me I didn’t know I had. It’s been a transformative experience at SAU.” - Kyle Hamlin, Digital Communications and Marketing major, Class of 2024

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    41%
  • On Campus
    46%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
933 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
282
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
43%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Christ like figure
    41%
  • Sociable
    29%
  • Closed-minded
    12%
  • Honorable
    12%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Sheltered
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
80%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 56 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 66 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Welcoming
    53%
  • You are not a number
    16%
  • Convenient
    9%
  • Growth
    9%
  • Purposeful
    6%
  • Strict
    6%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
97%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 31 responses

Spring Arbor University Reviews

Rating 3.69 out of 5  808 reviews
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