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Augustana College
Rock Island, IL
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 not accepted
High School Program College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 3 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 1 2
Social Studies 1 2
History 1  
Academic Electives   4
 
Examinations
Exam   Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT
Subject Tests,
or ACT
   
SAT Subject
Tests Only
 
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Address 639 38th Street
City, State, Zip Rock Island, IL  61201-2296
Phone (309) 794-7341
Fax (309) 794-7431
E-mail admissions@augustana.edu
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered Yes
Early Decision Deadline November 1
Early Decision Notification November 15
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Action Deadline November 1
Early Action Notification December 1
 
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission Deadline April 1
Application Fee No fee required
Application Fee Waiver Not reported
Regular Admission Notification Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission May 1
Waiting List Used No
Defer Admission Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
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APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued
Application Form
Common Application Accepted
Universal College Application Not accepted
Electronic Application Available
 
Other Application Requirements
Interview Not required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other  
Financial Need Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
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  
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate 52% of 6,587 applicants were admitted
   Women 52% of 3,810 applicants were admitted
   Men 51% of 2,777 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled 771 (23%) of 3,400 admitted students enrolled
   Women 422 (21%) of 1,994 admitted students enrolled
   Men 349 (25%) of 1,406 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision
Admission Rate
68% of 53 applicants were admitted
Early Action
Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List  
Students Accepting Wait List Position  
Students Admitted From Wait List  
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math 593 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 15%
  Score of 600 - 700 29%
  Score of 500 - 600 44%
  Score of 400 - 500 13%
  Score of 300 - 400 0%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Critical Reading 563 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 6%
  Score of 600 - 700 25%
  Score of 500 - 600 47%
  Score of 400 - 500 16%
  Score of 300 - 400 6%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Writing 552 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 6%
  Score of 600 - 700 28%
  Score of 500 - 600 44%
  Score of 400 - 500 19%
  Score of 300 - 400 3%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA 3.30 (based on weighted GPAs)
3.75 and Above 19%
3.50 - 3.74 18%
3.25 - 3.49 19%
3.00 - 3.24 19%
2.50 - 2.99 20%
2.00 - 2.49 5%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite 25 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
  Score of 30 - 36 14%
  Score of 24 - 29 54%
  Score of 18 - 23 30%
  Score of 12 - 17 1%
  Score of 6 - 11 0%
  Score of 5 or Below 0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank Top tenth: 27%
Top quarter: 62%
Top half: 90%
Bottom half: 10%
National Merit Scholar Not reported
Valedictorian Not reported
Class President Not reported
Student Gov. Officer Not reported