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Andrew College
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Motto Lux et Scientia(Latin:"Light & Knowledge")
Established 1854
Type Junior college
President David C. Seyle
Staff 32 (est.)
Students 350 (est.)
Location Cuthbert, Georgia,, U.S.
Campus Small town, 40 acres (0.16 km²)
Colors Blue and white
Mascot Fighting Tigers
Website andrewcollege.edu

Andrew College is a private, liberal arts junior college located a few blocks off the town square in Cuthbert, Randolph County, Georgia, United States. It is associated with the United Methodist Church and is the ninth-oldest college in Georgia.

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History

Andrew College was granted its charter as Andrew Female College by the Georgia legislature in 1854. At the founding, it was a four-year women's college. It was named for Bishop James Osgood Andrew of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

Old Main building

Andrew College served as a hospital for wounded Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War. Following in 1892 fire consumed the college, but the people of Cuthbert raised money to begin rebuilding the same year.

In 1917, Andrew became a junior college and the institution became co-educational in 1956.

Accreditation

The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Student body

There are approximately 350 students, almost all of whom live on campus. They are almost evenly divided between male and female. There are students from about ten states and ten countries.

The minimum SAT scores are 460 math and 460 verbal, or the ACT equivalent, and a high school GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Almost all students attend four-year colleges after graduating from Andrew College.

Academics

The student to professor ratio is 12:1.

Academic divisions

  • Fine Arts
  • Humanities
  • Math and Science
  • Social Sciences

Degrees and programs

  • Associate of Arts
    • Communication Arts
    • Criminal Justice
    • History
    • Humanities
    • International Studies
    • Language and Literature
    • Pre-Law
    • Pre-Ministry
    • Education
    • Visual Art
  • Associate of Science
    • Athletic Training
    • Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
    • Associated Dental Science (Dental Hygiene)
    • Biological Sciences/Pre-Physical Therapy
    • Business Administration
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Exercise Science
    • Golf Course Management
    • Health and Physical Education
    • Health Information Management
    • Medical Technology
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Sciences
    • Physician Assistant
    • Pre-Dentistry
    • Pre-Forestry
    • Pre-Medicine
    • Pre-Nursing
    • Pre-Pharmacy
    • Pre-Veterinary Medicine
    • Psychology
    • Radiologic Technology
    • Social Science
    • Social Work
    • Sociology
    • Sports Management
  • Certificates
    • Church Music
    • Musical Theatre
    • Servant Leadership—AndrewServes program

Library

The Pitts Library contains over 35,000 books and subscribes to approximately 100 periodicals. There is a separate computer lab on campus.

Extramural sports

Financial

Tuition & fees plus room & board total approximately $15,000 a year.

The college has an endowment of about $7,000,000.

References

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