Augsburg College Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Augsburg College

Augsburg College is a liberal arts institution located in downtown Minneapolis. Students have a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs for students to choose from. Augsburg boasts a 12:1 student/faculty ratio. The institution does well in rankings of Midwest institutions. Outside of the classroom, students will find plenty of opportunities to engage with the campus community via the university’s many clubs and organizations. The Augsburg Auggies play in the NCAA Division III Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC).


  • Total Enrollment: 3,419 (2,343 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male/54% Female
  • 85% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $39,945
  • Books: $1,200
  • Room and Board: $10,556
  • Other Expenses: $2,500
  • Total Cost: $54,201

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 86%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $23,872
    • Loans: $8,152

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Education; Social Sciences; and Visual and Performing Arts

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 76%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 46%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 65%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Track & Field, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Wrestling, Ice Hockey, Golf, Cross Country, Baseball
  • Women’s Sports: Lacrosse, Volleyball, Swimming, Basketball, Track & Field, Softball, Soccer

Overview of Augsburg College Admissions

Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants must complete an online application, and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the admissions offices mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the next steps of the application process.

Admissions Data

  • Augsburg College Acceptance Rate: 41%
  • Test Scores — 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 578/695
    • SAT Math: 595/630
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Overall: 19/24
    • ACT English: 17/23
    • ACT Math: 17/24
    • ACT Writing: -/-

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Augsburg College, then it should be easy for you to gain admissions to the schools below. If Augsburg College is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

State University of New York at Fredonia, Montclair State University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of Texas at El Paso, University of California, Merced, California State University Northridge, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Augsburg College, then you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

San Jose State University, California State University Long Beach, Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Texas at San Antonio, Hampton University, Washington State University, East Carolina University

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will Be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Augsburg College. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, then you’ll be a competitive candidate for these schools.

United States Military Academy, Hofstra University, Temple University, Seton Hall University, Quinnipiac University, Ohio University, University of Alabama

Applying to Augsburg College

Application Deadline: August 1

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