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Augsburg College is a private institution that was founded in 1869. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,037, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 24 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Augsburg College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 27. Its tuition and fees are $31,902 (2012-13).
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As the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's (ELCA) most diverse and only urban institution, Augsburg strives to educate both traditional and non-traditional students, offering undergraduate degrees in over 50 major areas of study. The College also grants seven graduate degrees, among them the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, the state's only Physician Assistant training program. Augsburg's 3,700 students come from diverse religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. The College also is a nationally recognized leader in providing services to students with physical and learning disabilities. This on-campus diversity is enhanced by Augsburg's location at the crossroads of the Twin Cities' most diverse neighborhoods. The College's location also provides access for all Augsburg's students to participate in community service and internship experiences that not only enhance their classroom learning but also prepare them for life's work in a multi-cultural society.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Augsburg College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Augsburg College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 51.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||51.7%|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Augsburg College is 15:1, and the school has 64.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Augsburg College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 80.5 percent.
Augsburg College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,037, with a gender distribution of 44.4 percent male students and 55.6 percent female students. At this school, 52.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 48.0 percent of students live off campus. Augsburg College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Augsburg College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, and health insurance. Augsburg College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Augsburg College, 62 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Augsburg College.
|Students who have cars on campus||62%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Augsburg College, 80.0 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $16,158.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$31,902 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,355 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data