Augsburg College

Minneapolis, MN

Augsburg, founded in 1869, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 23-acre campus is located one mile from downtown Minneapolis.

Website: www.augsburg.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,427
Undergraduate
Students
(54.3%) 1,319 Women
(45.7%) 1,108 Men
1,135
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
45% of 3,163 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.17
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,030
Tuition and Fees
$38,800
Room and Board
$10,280
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$33,295
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,097
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
174
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Minneapolis Population
392,880
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Aid Auggie
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.9% Asian
13.7% Black/African-American
7.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
47.8% White
12.4% Unknown
International Students
3.3%
First-Year Students Returning
76.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
45.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 2 4
History   2
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Essay component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2211 Riverside Avenue
City, State, Zip
Minneapolis, MN 55454-1351
Phone
(612) 330-1001
Fax
(612) 330-1649
E-mail
admissions@augsburg.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Letter of recommendation from an academic teacher required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
45% of 3,163 applicants were admitted
Women
46% of 1,846 applicants were admitted
Men
43% of 1,317 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
508 (36%) of 1,423 admitted students enrolled
Women
279 (33%) of 855 admitted students enrolled
Men
229 (40%) of 568 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.17
3.75 and Above
11%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
26%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
19-24 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
5%
Score of 24 - 29
23%
Score of 18 - 23
59%
Score of 12 - 17
12%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$53,030
Tuition and Fees
$38,800
Room and Board
$10,280
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,750
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002334
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
400 (90.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
372 (92.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
371 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
59 (13.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$33,295
Need-Based Gift
Received by 371 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,608
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 336 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,175
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 35 (9.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
58 (16.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,448

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,754 (86.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,643 (93.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,640 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
230 (12.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$31,895
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,631 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,758
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,501 (91.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,859
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 134 (8.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
358 (18.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,546

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
91%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,097
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, International Students, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Applied Economics
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Administration
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Economy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
  • Youth Ministry
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
174
Part-Time Faculty
195
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
41%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 72% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Social Work

Master's Programs of Study

  • Social Work

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Minneapolis Population
392,880
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Campus Size
23 acres

Weather

Temperature
2.8 average low in January, 78.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in St. Paul

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
64%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Aid Auggie
School Colors
Maron and gray

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey x   x  
Lacrosse x      
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x      
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse    
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, softball, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, pan-afrikan student union, augsburg business organization, queer pride alliance, students for racial justice, augsburg asian student association
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,427
Women
1,319 (54.3%)
Men
1,108 (45.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,033
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.9% Asian
13.7% Black/African-American
7.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
47.8% White
12.4% Unknown
International Students.
3.3%
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
1,135

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
76.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
45.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
58.6%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
62.6%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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