Adrian College

Overview


Acceptance Rate
60%
Acceptance Rate by Gender
Percent of Applicants
SAT Score Range
840 - 1015
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
19 - 24
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Tuition & Fees
$36,010
Average Salary in 10 Years
$42,800

Note: 10 years after enrolling at Adrian College

Adrian College is located in Adrian, Michigan. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 1,671 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat competitive as the acceptance rate is 59.7%.

Popular majors include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Education, and Visual and Performing Arts. 52% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $34,000.

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About


🗺 110 S Madison Street
Adrian, Michigan 49221
State Michigan
Mission Adrian College, a liberal arts College in the United Methodist tradition, is committed to the pursuit of truth and to the dignity of all people. Through active and creative learning in a supportive community, students are challenged to achieve excellence in their academic, personal, and professional lives, and to contribute to a more socially just society.
🌐www.adrian.edu

Test Score Range


What test scores do you need to get into Adrian College?
SAT Score Range
840 - 1015
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
19 - 24
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Median SAT Score
928
Out of 1600
Median ACT Score
22
Out of 36
SAT Score Breakdown
SAT Total Score Ranges
SAT Critical Reading Score Ranges
SAT Math Score Ranges
ACT Score Breakdown
ACT Total Score Ranges
ACT English Score Ranges
ACT Math Score Ranges

SATs or the ACTs?


Should you take the SATs or the ACTs?
Students Submitting SATs
61%
Students Submitting ACTs
36%

More students take the SATs than the ACTs.

Admissions


Adrian College has around 5,004 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 18% decide to enroll at Adrian College. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 5,004 applicants 60% are men and 40% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 66 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 151 men.

Adrian College's acceptance rate is 59.7%. The acceptance rate for men is 58.2% and the acceptance rate for women is 62.1%.

Applicants


Who applies to Adrian College?
Number of Applicants
5,004
Number of Applicants per Spot
9
per spot
Male Applicants
60%
Female Applicants
40%

Acceptance Rate


Getting into Adrian College
Adrian College Acceptance Rate
59.7%
Getting in
Somewhat Selective
Male Acceptance Rate
58.2%
Female Acceptance Rate
62.1%

School Popularity


Do Students Want to Go to Adrian College?
Adrian College Admissions Yield
18%
of accepted students choose to go to Adrian College
Male Admissions Yield
16%
Female Admissions Yield
20%

Application


Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
52%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
45%
Women Graduation Rate
61%
Undergrad Graduation Rate
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Cost


Can you afford to attend Adrian College?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$26,006
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$36,010
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$46,998
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$46,998
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?
Median Student Debt
$27,000

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
How much will you pay each month?
$287
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Adrian College would expect to pay over 10 years.
Will you be able to pay off your debt?
62%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Adrian College Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education
Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan
88%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Adrian College you can visit adrian.edu/admissions/financial-aid/.

Adrian College Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $46,998
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $46,998
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from Adrian College?

Adrian College students, on average, make $42,800 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 6% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Adrian College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Adrian College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
5.9%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Adrian College.
Median Earnings of Students from Adrian College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Adrian College.
Male Students: Average Earnings from Adrian College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Adrian College.
Female Students: Average Earnings from Adrian College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Adrian College.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Adrian College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Adrian College.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Adrian College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
0.9x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Adrian College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Adrian College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
0.8x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Adrian College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Adrian College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
13
students per faculty
Average Professional Salary
$85,360
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at Adrian College?
Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
98%
Undergrads
1,671
Total Students
1,709
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
1%
Students over 25
1%
Student Median Household Income
$66,915
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
50%
of undergraduates
Men
50%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
About the Same

Adrian College around the same number of female and male undergrads.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 100 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 100 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Adrian College
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Where are Students from?
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at Adrian College study?
Adrian College Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Adrian College are:

  1. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  2. Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
  3. Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  4. Education
  5. Visual and Performing Arts
Approximately 68% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at Adrian College?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
64%
Students Who Transfer Out of Adrian College
2%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Adrian College has a retention rate of 64% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
44
3% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Low

Adrian College has around 44 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 3% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Adrian College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Politics in Michigan


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Republican

Politically, Michigan tends to be About even. In the 2016 Presidential election, 47% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 47% voted for the Republican party, and 4% voted for neither.

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