St Andrews Presbyterian College

Overview of St Andrews Presbyterian College

St Andrews Presbyterian College is located in Laurinburg, NC (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a Presbyterian Church (USA) school. St Andrews Presbyterian College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

St Andrews Presbyterian College has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in art studies, business and management, nutrition and exercise therapy, science.

St Andrews Presbyterian College Selectivity

St Andrews Presbyterian College is an open-admission school.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

St Andrews Presbyterian College had 747 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. St Andrews Presbyterian College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. St Andrews Presbyterian College values student athletics, and belongs to the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference, Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference, Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of St. Andrews Presbyterian College is to liberally educate its students, instill in them the readiness for a lifetime of learning, acquaint them with those (1) abilities, (2) characteristics, and (3) values that distinguish human beings at their best, and enhance their potential to make a difference for the better in this world. The College fulfills this mission by encouraging its community of learners, a community nurtured by wholesome and extensive interaction between students, faculty, and staff, to set challenging and expanding goals for individual and collective attainment. Through this process, and reinforced by a code of conduct that embraces honesty and civility, high levels of individual performance and excellence in all educational and co-curricular programs are achieved and sustained."

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Contacting St Andrews Presbyterian College

St Andrews Presbyterian College
1700 Dogwood Mile
Laurinburg , NC 28352
General Phone: (910) 277-5000

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St Andrews Presbyterian College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management60business management
Liberal Arts31Asian studies, English, creative writing, liberal arts and sciences, social services, political science, history, public history and archival administration
Education and Teaching25elementary school teaching, physical education teaching
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy16health and physical education, rehabilitation
Science11biology, chemistry courses
Therapy and Counseling11psychology, forensic psychology
Media11mass communication
Art Studies3visual and performing arts
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy, religion
Security and Law Enforcement0forensic science

Number of programs and degrees for St Andrews Presbyterian College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree17124

St Andrews Presbyterian College Student Body

In 2007-2008, St Andrews Presbyterian College had a total enrollment of 747 students (720 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 9%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 42%
20-21 32%
22-24 12%
25-29 3%
30-34 2%
35-39 3%
40-49 2%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina40%
South Carolina6%
New Jersey4%
New York3%
(International Students)2%
New Mexico1%

St Andrews Presbyterian College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %

St Andrews Presbyterian College Room and Board (2007)

St Andrews Presbyterian College offers campus housing for 755 of its 720 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Laurinburg, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

St Andrews Presbyterian College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,375
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,375
Room and board $ 8,425
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 4,500

Financial Aid:
St Andrews Presbyterian College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 296700)

St Andrews Presbyterian College Faculty

St Andrews Presbyterian College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track76
Non-tenured and not on tenure track55

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$50,1952*
Associate professoracademic year6$45,3624$46,125
Assistant professoracademic year8$53,7048$37,081
Instructoracademic year4$34,5052*
All faculty totalacademic year24$47,54116$40,376

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

St Andrews Presbyterian College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference
Baseball Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference
Track Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports6651117

St Andrews Presbyterian College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Liberal Arts
Asian Studies/Civilization
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Public/Applied History and Archival Administration
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mass Communication/Media Studies


Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Forensic Psychology
Psychology, General

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checked Presbyterian Church (USA) affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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