A branch of Webber International University
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St. Andrews students have experienced internships with IBM, Nickelodeon, United Nations, NASA, Disney World, Wells Fargo, and Easter Seals to name a few.

Quick Facts

 

A PROUD HERITAGE

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

TYPE OF INSTITUTION

  • 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

 

COMMUNITY CODE

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.

ACCREDITATION

  • 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.

LOCATION

  • 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

 

CAMPUS AND EQUESTRIAN CENTER

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

  • 300-acre equestrian center one mile from campus

 

PROGRAMS

  • 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

 

STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO

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

 

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

  • An average class size of 15-20

  • Opportunities for independent guided study and independent research

 

FACULTY

  • give priority to quality teaching and effective advising

  • accomplished scholars
  • community contributors

 

GRADUATES

Alumni are in successful careers all over the world.

 

STUDENT BODY ENROLLMENT (Fall 2012)

  • 43% from North Carolina

  • 35 different states
  • 8 foreign countries

  • 55% female

  • 24% minority

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

 

   ATHLETICS

  • 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

 

EQUESTRIAN

  • 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)

 

CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT  

  • Over 20 clubs and organizations and four honor organizations

 

EMBLEMS

COSTS AND AID

  • 2014 - 2015 - $33,580 comprehensive ($23,682 tuition)

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

 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

  • 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 University 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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