41%

Acceptance Rate

$18,721

Avg.Financial Aid

001540

FAFSA Code

About St. Andrews University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

683

Website

www.sa.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university, St. Andrews University is situated in Laurinburg, North Carolina. Around 82% of the students are 24 and under at St. Andrews University. At SAU around 30% are white, 29% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 19% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 56% of the students are females and 44% are males. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, John Napier, and James Black are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. SAU offers a total of 40 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

1700 Dogwood Mile

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9102775000
Fax: 9102775219
Find Your School

Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, St. Andrews University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

41%

SAT Range

780 - 1155

ACT Range

13 - 26

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to SAU is moderately difficult. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 778-1153 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at St. Andrews University is 19. However, those getting an ACT score less than 15 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, North Carolina 28352. To gather more information, they can call them at (910) 277-5000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,069

Average Annual Cost

$26,648

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,708

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,300

Total One Year Cost

$39,656

Before applying to SAU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $43,500. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($27,846), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($11,134), and budget for other expenses ($6,020). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

48%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

36 Graduates

Biology, General

16 Graduates

Psychology, General

14 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

14 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

11 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Se...

3 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

3 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

3 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

3 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

2 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

2 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

2 Graduates

Political Science and Government

1 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

1 Graduates

More

Student Body

Undergraduate Students

656

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

38%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

35% White

17% Unknown

25% Black

4% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

12% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

39%

Out Of State

54%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$64,862 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 98% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

98%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Knights

School Colors

royal blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-South Conference

Total Male Athletes

161

Total Female Athletes

178

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At SAU, $11,134 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. St. Andrews University offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The number of female and male students at the university are 44% and 56%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,994

$28,750

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$280 - 298

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,721

Students Receiving Federal Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,576

Students Receiving State Aid

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,280

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,964

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$20,502

$30K - $48K

$20,697

$48K - $75K

$18,257

$75K - $110K

$15,545

> $110K

$13,478

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,635,799

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$655,285

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at SAU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,303, whereas the financial aid is $14,756. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,394, while the institutional aid is $14,756. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to St. Andrews University amount to $2,635,799 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $655,285.

Other Colleges In North Carolina

Western Carolina University (WCU)
Western Carolina University (WCU)

Cullowhee, North Carolina

Davidson College
Davidson College

Davidson, North Carolina

East Carolina University (ECU)
East Carolina University (ECU)

Greenville, North Carolina

Near By Colleges

Richmond Community College
Richmond Community College

Hamlet, North Carolina

34.9053, -79.7096

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP)

Pembroke, North Carolina

34.6883, -79.2003

Northeastern Technical College
Northeastern Technical College

Cheraw, South Carolina

34.6982, -79.9392

Other Private not-for-profit Colleges

University of Mount Olive
University of Mount Olive

Mount Olive, North Carolina

Liberty University
Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia