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Augsburg University Data & Information Overview

125 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
76% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Augsburg University Ranked?

#631 Best Colleges in Nation
#28 Best Colleges in MN
Nursing Administration Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Augsburg University was awarded 125 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing administration.

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Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Augsburg as #631 out of 2,217 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 52 colleges in Minnesota, Augsburg is ranked at #28.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Augsburg?

76% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
1% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

Augsburg University has an acceptance rate of 76%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 1% of students accepted to Augsburg submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 623. Math scores were between 628 and 753.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Augsburg University  ( 560 to 623 )

SAT Math Scores for Augsburg University  ( 628 to 753 )
Augsburg received ACT scores from 36% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Augsburg University  ( 17 to 24 )

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Augsburg University Faculty

13 to 1 Student to Faculty
47% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Augsburg University, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Augsburg University is 47%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  47 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Augsburg University

69% Freshmen Retention
47% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Augsburg University is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Augsburg the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 47%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  47 out of 100

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Augsburg University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,202 Full-Time Undergraduates
54.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
56.4% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,512 undergraduates at Augsburg with 2,202 being full-time and 310 being part-time.

How Much Does Augsburg University Cost?

$23,898 Net Price
85% Take Out Loans
$28,100 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Augsburg is $23,898. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Augsburg

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,989 $20,943 $23,244 $25,949 $30,107

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Augsburg, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Augsburg, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $7,025 a year. That adds up to $28,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Augsburg is 5.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Augsburg Graduates Make?

$53,472 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Augsburg make about $53,472 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Augsburg students since it is 26% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of Augsburg University

Minnesota State
2,202 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
Augsburg University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minneapolis is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for Augsburg are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone: 612-330-1000

Augsburg University Majors

55 Majors With Completions
592 Undergraduate Degrees
395 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 55 majors graduated from Augsburg University. Of these students, 592 received undergraduate degrees and 395 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 70 $73,695
General Psychology 38 $39,547
Business Administration & Management 35 $45,883
General Biology 34 $31,051
Marketing 33 $47,019
Social Work 23 $39,739
Computer Science 22 $56,537
Health & Physical Education 22 $30,337
Teacher Education Grade Specific 20 $38,932
Finance & Financial Management 20 $48,192

Learn more about the majors offered at Augsburg University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Augsburg

60% Take At Least One Class Online
19% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 1,886 students took at least one online class at Augsburg University. This is an increase from the 495 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,886 597
2019-2020 495 162
2018-2019 347 58
2017-2018 179 46
2016-2017 226 52

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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