Spring Arbor, Michigan
4-year, Regionally accredited
Affiliation: Free Methodist
Degrees: Bachelor's, Master's
Located between Ann Arbor and Battle Creek, Michigan, this Methodist institution currently enrolls almost 3,500 students, including almost 1,000 graduate students, in over 90 programs. Many (40%) of the students are over 25, and half of the graduate students take online courses. “List price” to attend as a fulltime undergrad is in the $38K range, but generous (99% of students) receive institutional grants and scholarships, bringing the net cost down to less than $19K, well within our Best Value range.
The 90 programs offer a wide range of subjects, but the most popular programs are business (associate, bachelor, master), education (bachelor, master), and nursing, psychology and social work, all offering bachelor and master programs.
Students like the location, the campus and their university community. Although a Christian institution, the student comments we researched leads us to believe there is open-mindedness regarding individuals’ religious beliefs. For those who embrace Christianity, Spring Arbor University is a peaceful, comfortable place to acquire a good education as well as lifelong friends. For adults interested in completing a degree or obtaining an advanced degree, we think Spring Arbor’s online programs are a good investment.