St. Augustine's University

Raleigh, NC

St. Augustine's University, founded in 1867, is a church-affiliated, historically black college. It offers programs in business, education, liberal and interdisciplinary studies, science, mathematics, allied health, and urban, social and international studies. Its 110-acre campus in Raleigh includes a college chapel that is a county historic site.

Website: www.st-aug.edu/

Private
Co-ed
944
Undergraduate
Students
(46.0%) 434 Women
(54.0%) 510 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
71% of 4,040 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$33,362
Tuition and Fees
$17,890
Room and Board
$7,692
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Freshman Award
$10,315
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$19,500
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
59
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Raleigh Population
423,179
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
76% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
17% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1% Asian
90.2% Black/African-American
1.1% Hispanic/Latino
1.5% White
6.4% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 3 countries
First-Year Students Returning
55.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
19.6%
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  
Science 2  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 2  
History    
Academic Electives 9  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 5
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1315 Oakwood Avenue
City, State, Zip
Raleigh, NC 27610-2298
Phone
(919) 516-4012
Fax
(919) 516-4415
E-mail
admissions@st-aug.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
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
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Medical history, background check required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is 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
71% of 4,040 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 2,220 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 1,820 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
562 (20%) of 2,853 admitted students enrolled
Women
257 (15%) of 1,676 admitted students enrolled
Men
305 (26%) of 1,177 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
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

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
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

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
$33,362
Tuition and Fees
$17,890
Room and Board
$7,692
Books and Supplies
$500
Other Expenses
$7,280
Payment Plans
Deferred payment

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 March 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002968
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
349 (98.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
349 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
349 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$10,315
Need-Based Gift
Received by 349 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,679
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 349 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,174
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 349 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
4 (1.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,154

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
950 (96.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
950 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
950 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$10,315
Need-Based Gift
Received by 814 (85.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,670
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 814 (85.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,781
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 916 (96.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
39 (3.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,750

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
93%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$19,500
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
State Loans
 
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, Military Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music, Performing Arts
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,887
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sociology
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
Most Popular Disciplines
 
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Double major, 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
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
59
Part-Time Faculty
37
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
31%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

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
183
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Raleigh Population
423,179
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
122 acres

Weather

Temperature
28.8 average low in January, 85 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Raleigh
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Cary

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
76% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
24%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
RAVE: Emergency Notification System

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x    
Cheerleading x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf     x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf    
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Bowling    
Cheerleading    
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, campus activity board, christian fellowship organization, collegiate 100 black men of america, student government association/student leaders, falcon fanatic pep squad
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
17% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
944
Women
434 (46.0%)
Men
510 (54.0%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
920
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1% Asian
90.2% Black/African-American
1.1% Hispanic/Latino
1.5% White
6.4% Unknown
International Students.
1.4% from 3 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
55.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
19.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
25.3%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
27.0%

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
Business 7%
Law 2%
Theology 1%
Arts and Sciences 1%
Medicine 1%

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