Augustana College

639 38th St, Rock Island, United States
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Overview of Augustana College

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,647
    • Men:1,120 (42.3%)
    • Women:1,527 (57.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Augustana 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
3
4
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
1
2
Social Studies
1
2
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
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
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
639 38th Street
City, State, Zip
Rock Island, IL  61201-2296
Phone
(309) 794-7341
Fax
(309) 794-7431
Email

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

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

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

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
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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.29
375 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 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
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $42,135 (78.16239078412822%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,572 (19.61155323056375%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,200 (2.2260559853080304%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Augustana College accepts prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline November 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001633
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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 with Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$34,964
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
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

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,339

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Quarter

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


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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# 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
253,266

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


86.5%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


70.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


74.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


75.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (61)


  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Social sciences

Online Degrees


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

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


38,877

Nearest Metropolitan Area


115 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
165 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
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 of College Housing


71% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


29%

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


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

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


Augustana College offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,637

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,647
Women
1,527
Men
1,120

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

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources