Augsburg University

Augsburg College

2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, United States
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  • Class Notes
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  • Textbook Notes
    0
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  • Currently Enrolled
    75
  • Previously Enrolled
    511

Overview of Augsburg College (Augsburg University)

About this school

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


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,427
    • Men:1,108 (45.7%)
    • Women:1,319 (54.3%)

Location

Admission Information (Augsburg University)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Augsburg College is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
2
4
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2211 Riverside Avenue
City, State, Zip
Minneapolis, MN  55454-1351
Phone
(612) 330-1001
Fax
(612) 330-1649
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.17
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid (Augsburg University)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $38,800 (73.1661323778993%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,280 (19.385253630020742%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.262870073543277%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,750 (5.185743918536677%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Augsburg College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15 | Final deadline August 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002334
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
427 (90.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
394 (92.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
392 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
51 (13.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$32,783
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 392 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,299
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 348 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,176
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 37 (9.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
79 (16.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,787

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,780 (86.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,641 (92.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,638 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
203 (12.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$29,946
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,621 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,083
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,490 (91.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,720
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 139 (8.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
376 (18.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,419

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
92%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$38,176
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, International Students, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Augsburg University)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Augsburg College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


45.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


58.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


62.6%

Programs & Majors (Augsburg University)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (64)


  • Accounting
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astrophysics
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

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


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (8)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Social Work
  • Transcultural Nursing

Campus Life (Augsburg University)

Location & Geography

Population


392,880

Nearest Metropolitan Area


23 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Minneapolis-St. Paul

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis
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 of College Housing


36% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


64%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, softball, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Augsburg College offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,033

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,427
Women
1,319
Men
1,108

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

Number of Graduate Students


1,135

Student Resources (Augsburg University)

Study resources