College Deliberately: St. Andrews University

St. Andrews University is a very small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes religion, career and character located in the town of Laurinburg, NC. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Elementary Education and Teaching and Business Administration, Management and Operations.

St. Andrews University

place 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, NC 28352
phone Phone: (910) 277-5555
web Web: http://www.sa.edu/
  • St. Andrews University is also known as:
    St. Andrews University, SAU


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St. Andrews University Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1961-01-01 NA
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The University’s mission is to offer students an array of pre-professional and liberal arts and sciences programs of study that create a life transforming educational opportunity which is practical in its application, global in its scope, and multi-disciplinary in its general education core. Students will acquire a depth of knowledge and expertise in their chosen field of study, balanced by breadth of knowledge across various disciplines. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing oral and written communication, and critical thinking skills. The University awards degrees at the associate, bachelor and master levels, and offers students educational opportunities at locations in Florida and North Carolina. Traditional classroom, online, and hybrid learning environments are available. Opportunities exist for students to draw on the courses and programs of study at both locations through online courses and/or periods of residence at either campus. Webber’s programs in Florida focus on the worldwide business environment, and emphasize development of skills in administration and strategic planning, applied modern business practices, and entrepreneurship. The St. Andrews locations offer an array of traditional undergraduate liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional programs of study.

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Student Centeredness

3.9 of 10
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Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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St. Andrews University is in NAIA Division II. The largest three sports are:
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Football Men’s 52
Baseball Men’s 35
Equestrian Coed 28

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Tuition for St. Andrews University is in the 72.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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