A branch of Webber International University
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The Equestrian program features a 300 acre state of the art equestrian center, and has fielded regional and national championship teams with IHSA, USEF, NCHJA, IDA

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Webber International University
St. Andrews University
(a branch of Webber International University)
(collectively, The University)

  • 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 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.

    Administrative approval: November 17, 2011
    Approved by the Webber and St. Andrews Boards of Trustees: December 19, 2011



  • Four-year, church-related, co-educational liberal arts and sciences institution

  • Traditional and non-traditional students from diverse national, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds

  • Residential and non-residential undergraduate degree programs, certification programs, and special training programs



I promise to be a contributing member of the St. Andrews community and supportive of its mission: to be responsible for my choices of behavior, to be honest in all my academic endeavors, to be respectful of the property and person of others, and to live in harmony with the social and natural environments which sustain this community.


  • St. Andrews is a branch of Webber International University (1201 N. Scenic Highway, Babson Park, Florida, telephone 1-800-741-1844). Webber International University is accredited by the the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the associate, bachelor and master's levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Webber International University.
  • The Elementary Education program is approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.


  • Located in Laurinburg, North Carolina

  • In southeastern North Carolina in an area known as the Sandhills

  • 30 miles south of the golfing, equestrian and resort areas of Pinehurst, NC.

  • Two hours from spectacular mountains, magnificent beaches, and major metropolitan cities



  • 640 acres including a 70-acre lake in the middle of campus

  • 300-acre equestrian center one mile from campus



  • 12 majors

  • 21 minors

  • Signature programs in business, creative writing, education, equine-related degrees, forensic science, pre-health, pre-vet, psychology, therapeutic horsemanship.

  • Many students take advantage of internship opportunities every year

  • Opportunities for study abroad



  • Generally about 10:1 across the university (higher in some courses)



  • An average class size of 15-20

  • Opportunities for independent guided study and independent research



  • give priority to quality teaching and effective advising

  • accomplished scholars
  • community contributors



Alumni are in successful careers all over the world.



  • 43% from North Carolina

  • 35 different states
  • 8 foreign countries

  • 55% female

  • 24% minority

  • about 90% receiving financial aid
  • about 98% living on campus      



  • NAIA

  • WOMEN: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, and Volleyball

  • MEN: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, and Wrestling



  • Competitive opportunities with hunter/jumper, dressage, western, Show Team, and Schooling Team.

  • Competition is through the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), American National Riding Commission (ANRC), Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA)



  • Over 20 clubs and organizations and four honor organizations




  • 2012-2013 $32,052 comprehensive ($22,674 tuition)

  • 90% of students receive some form of financial aid.




  • Highly competitive scholarship programs called Achievement Awards
  • Admission application is automatically used for academic scholarship consideration - no additional application

  • Scholarship finalists selected after reviewing each applicant's high school record, SAT/ACT results, recommendations, level of involvement in out-of-class activities and other individual factors

  • Scholarships range from $3,000 to $8,500 annually or from $12,000 to $34,000 over four years of study

  • To be considered, applicants must be accepted for admission to the College by the priority admissions application deadline of March 1

  • Scholarship awards are renewable each year as long as the recipient maintains the required academic eligibility

  • Scholarship winners may also qualify for need-based financial aid awards

  • Additional scholarships may be combined with Achievement Awards

Other scholarship opportunities:

  • General Honors Program participation

  • Men's and Women's athletics

  • Performance Choir

  • Competitive Bagpipe Band (pipers and drummers, Highland dancers)
  • Intercollegiate equestrian competition (hunter, jumper, dressage, Western)

  • Art
  • Pre-Vet
  • Personal contributions, skills, talents and involvement

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St. Andrews University
A branch of Webber International University
1700 Dogwood Mile
Laurinburg, NC 28352
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