Augustana University

Sioux Falls, SD

Augustana University

Sioux Falls, SD

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Tuition & Fees

$35,884

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
6%
700-800
28%
600-699
28%
500-599
34%
400-499
9%
30-36
19%
24-29
48%
18-23
29%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,488
Declined 736
Total Received 2,224
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Private

1,818

undergraduate students

295

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Augustana University, founded in 1860, is a private, church-affiliated, comprehensive university. Its 100-acre campus is centrally located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,113
Established in 1860
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

100-acre campus in Sioux Falls (population: 183,200), 180 miles from Omaha. Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Sioux Falls Regional

Augustana University
2001 South Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD
57197

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Augieholics (student athletics support organization)
  • intramurals
  • Union Board of Governors (student union)
  • Augie Green
  • Campus Ministries

Top Events

  • Community Service Day
  • An Augustana Christmas (Vespers)
  • Viking Days (homecoming)
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • special "day lighting" night lights throughout the campus grounds

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
90%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
6%
700-800
28%
600-699
28%
500-599
34%
400-499
9%
30-36
19%
24-29
48%
18-23
29%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.71

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,488
Declined 736
Total Received 2,224

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$3,677

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,934
Room & board $8,616
Additional fees $950
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $3,300
Total $48,800
Average Financial Aid - $3,677
Total with Avg. Aid $45,123

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

soccer

Club Sports - Women's

rugby, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Skiing (cross-country), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Skiing (cross-country), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
American Sign Language (ASL)
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemical Physics
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Chiropractic Studies
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
Pre-Optometry Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

2,113

total students

51%

in-state

49%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

1,818
students

Female
63%
1,152

Male
37%
666

14%

295
students

Female
80%
237

Male
20%
58

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

1,727
students

Female
64%
1,103

Male
36%
624

6%

91
students

Female
54%
49

Male
46%
42

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 45%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

47

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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