Founded in 1874, Andrews University is an educational institution of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It is one of the most culturally and internationally diverse universities in the United States.

Andrews University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The Andrews University School of Architecture is an NAAB-accredited program located in southwest Michigan. The School of Education is accredited by the State of Michigan Board of Education, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, the National Association of School Psychologists, and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.

Ranking Profile:

- Listed among Tier 2 National Universities (US News 2012).

- According to the U.S. News “America's Best Colleges 2011” issue, Andrews University is in the first tier of rankings and tied with five other schools for 191st out of 262 for Best National Universities. It is also tied for being the fifth most racially diverse National University.

- It was ranked on's 2010's “America's Best Colleges”. It is ranked No. 446 out of 610 of “the best public and private colleges and universities—from the student's point of view”. Andrews is the only Seventh-day Adventist institution to make the list. This puts Andrews among the top seven percent nationally of all accredited higher education institutions.

- According to Newsweek, Andrews University is one of the 25 most diverse schools in America.

- Andrews University's Division of Architecture earned high ranking in 'New Urban News' (2006 issue), a professional newsletter targeting architects and public officials who promote and practice New Urbanism. Andrews University is tied for sixth place with the University of Pennsylvania under the category "Best Schools: Which Institutions Do a Good Job of Training New Urbanist Practitioners?"

- For the second year in a row, the Michigan Department of Education has recognized the University's undergraduate Teacher Preparation as the top teacher education program in Michigan, outranking 31 other colleges/universities in the state.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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