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About Spring Arbor University

An SAU education is relational, deep and rewarding. And it’s an education with a life-changing difference — Jesus Christ at the center of it all.

Here, your studies won’t only earn you a degree. They’ll equip you with a mission. One that brings the light of Christ into our jobs, relationships and communities.

SAU Facts

15 average class size
1873 founding year
21 varsity sports
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Our Mission

Christ centered, mission focused.

At SAU, we bring the light of Christ into everything we do. Our tight-knit campus community fosters spiritual, intellectual, whole-person transformation within our students, staff and faculty.

Spiritual Life
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Liberal Arts Education

Connecting the world of knowledge to the world of faith.

What does a liberal arts education provide? Critical thinking skills. Problem solving abilities. A wide base of knowledge. Expression and reason. It’s an education SAU raises to a higher level by focusing on Christ as the perspective for learning.

Mission and Values
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Our Campus

Life in Spring Arbor

Our campus in Spring Arbor, Michigan, is home to our traditional undergraduate students, with 70+ majors and programs offered. It is also home to a wealth of caring faculty and staff and a rich history of academic and spiritual excellence.

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Faculty & Leadership

Learning isn’t confined to the classroom.
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We’re committed to a holistic education that goes beyond the classroom. Small class sizes allow our passionate faculty to excel in one-on-one interactions with students. Mentorship is a critical part of our community.

Our Faculty


We hold ourselves to a high standard. Browse our rankings and accreditations.

Accreditations Memberships