Augustana University: Review & Facts

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Augustana University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,840 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1860 and is one of the 11 schools located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Augustana University is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
50
Fair
At Augustana University you can earn your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Augustana University deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 50 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Occupational Therapy, and Foreign Languages. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
84%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Augustana University is high at 84% (well above South Dakota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Augustana University is average - 67%.

Student to faculty ratio at Augustana University is good - 10:1. Learn more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,200
High
Average tuition charges are very high - about $29,700 a year. The additional fees at Augustana University beyond tuition are around $500, which comes to $30,200 per year.

Read the details about Augustana University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
65%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,463 applications were submitted and 952 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

Augustana University might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Augustana College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,400
Low
Augustana University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Augustana College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Augustana University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,400 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: roughly $3,400 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Augustana University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Augustana University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Augustana University Location and Maps



Post Address: Augustana University, 2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197-0001, USA
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