Adrian College

110 S Madison St, Adrian, MI

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Adrian College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Adrian, Michigan, which is a predominantly rural area. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Approximately 1,700 students enroll at Adrian College yearly.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Psychology
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, student records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. Most students accepted to this school score in-between 19 to 24 on the ACT exam. Approximately 60% of all applicant were admitted at this school, with 22% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $30,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to visit the school's price of attendance calculator to better understand their personal tuition costs. On-campus housing is available for students, which costs about $4,400 each year. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically offered in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The Adrian College "Bulldogs" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants Adrian College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Adrian College is around 1,700 students. The student body is made up of 98% undergraduate students and 29% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $33,000-$39,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $890 to $1,100 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$21,518
Receiving Student Loans95%$6,660

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Adrian College may provide student services like:

  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment

Graduation Rates

Adrian College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 54%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years39%
Graduating in 5 Years14%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2012)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Adrian College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Basketball (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Track and Field (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Football (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism


English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Adrian College for official up-to-date information.

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