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COLLEGE PROFILE

Augustana College

Sioux Falls, SD

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 GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 4
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 3
History  
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredAugust 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address2001 South Summit Avenue
City, State, ZipSioux Falls, SD  57197
Phone(605) 274-5516
Fax(605) 274-5518
E-mailadmission@augie.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Application FeeNo fee required
Application Fee WaiverNot reported
Regular Admission NotificationRolling, notification begins October 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedNo
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate68% of 1,147 applicants were admitted
   Women74% of 632 applicants were admitted
   Men60% of 515 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled400 (51%) of 781 admitted students enrolled
   Women221 (47%) of 470 admitted students enrolled
   Men179 (58%) of 311 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 GPA3.69
3.75 and Above49%
3.50 - 3.7426%
3.25 - 3.4911%
3.00 - 3.249%
2.50 - 2.994%
2.00 - 2.491%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT MathNot 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 Critical ReadingNot 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 WritingNot 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 Composite26 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
15%
Score of 24 - 29
58%
Score of 18 - 23
26%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 30%
Top quarter: 33%
Top half: 93%
Bottom half: 7%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
Valedictorian8%
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.65 3.50       28
Low 3.27 3.30       20
High 4.00 3.64       34
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2014, copyright © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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