Augustana College

Rock Island, IL

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Website: www.augustana.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,647
Undergraduate
Students
(57.7%) 1,527 Women
(42.3%) 1,120 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
59% of 6,739 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
April 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.29
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,907
Tuition and Fees
$42,135
Room and Board
$10,572
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Freshman Award
$32,193
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,964
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
195
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Rock Island Population
38,877
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
71% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Viking
Sororities
39% of women participate
Fraternities
26% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
4.3% Black/African-American
10.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.9% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students
7.0% from 42 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
70.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
57%
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 3 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 1 2
Social Studies 1 2
History 1  
Academic Electives   4

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
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 Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

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

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson 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

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 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


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
59% of 6,739 applicants were admitted
Women
60% of 3,847 applicants were admitted
Men
58% of 2,892 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
792 (20%) of 3,976 admitted students enrolled
Women
435 (19%) of 2,308 admitted students enrolled
Men
357 (21%) of 1,668 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
97% of 33 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
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
3.29
3.75 and Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

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
Top tenth: 36%
Top quarter: 64%
Top half: 90%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$53,907
Tuition and Fees
$42,135
Room and Board
$10,572
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
$1,200
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, 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 November 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001633
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
634 (91.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
536 (84.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
536 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
133 (24.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$32,193
Need-Based Gift
Received by 534 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,317
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 408 (76.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,438
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 102 (19.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
158 (22.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,237

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,265 (90.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,928 (85.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,928 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
426 (22.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$30,840
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,898 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,787
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,491 (77.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,364
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 320 (16.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
570 (22.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,096

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,964
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

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
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
2,316
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
378
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
49
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
751
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,339
Academic Calendar System
Quarter
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, forestry, nursing, accounting with Wake Forest University, occupational therapy and/or physical therapy with Washington University in St. Louis, landscape architecture and veterinary medicine with University of Illinois, optometry with Illinois College of Optometry, pre-Law with Capital University
Special Programs
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
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
195
Part-Time Faculty
69
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 25% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% 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
253,266
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
600
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, speech disorders 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


Boston Population
38,877
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
115 acres

Weather

Temperature
13.2 average low in January, 82.2 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Moline
Nearest Train Station
45 mile(s) from campus in Galesburg

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
71% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
29%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

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
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Viking
School Colors
Navy blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Wrestling     x  
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x  
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, crew, equestrian sports, fencing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sports
crew, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, rugby, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, college union board of managers, student government association, student newspaper, student radio station, service organizations (apo, dance marathon committee)
Sororities
39% of women participate
Fraternities
26% of men participate
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,647
Women
1,527 (57.7%)
Men
1,120 (42.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,637
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
4.3% Black/African-American
10.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.9% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students.
7.0% from 42 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
86.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
70.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
74.3%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
75.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
57%
Average Starting Salary
57%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 7%
Engineering 1%
Law 3%
Arts and Sciences 22%
Medicine 4%
Other 4%

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