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Augsburg University Data & Information Overview

113 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
73% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Augsburg University Ranked?

#549 Best Colleges in Nation
#22 Best Colleges in MN
Social Work Highest Ranked Major

2023 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 113 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is social work.

Overall Quality

Augsburg landed the #549 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Augsburg also holds the #22 spot on the Best Colleges in Minnesota ranking.

See all of the rankings for Augsburg University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Augsburg?

73% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
3% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Augsburg University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 73%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 3% 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 440 and 613. Math scores were between 465 and 595.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Augsburg University  ( 440 to 613 )

SAT Math Scores for Augsburg University  ( 465 to 595 )
Augsburg received ACT scores from 78% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Augsburg University  ( 17 to 23 )

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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

73% Freshmen Retention
49% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

Augsburg University has a freshmen retention rate of 73%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Augsburg for first-time, full-time students is 49%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  49 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Augsburg University.

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
88% Take Out Loans
$29,744 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 88% of students took out student loans averaging $7,436 a year. That adds up to $29,744 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.


See which majors at Augsburg University make the most money.

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
313 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 313 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

15% Take At Least One Class Online
5% 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 2019-2020, 495 students took at least one online class at Augsburg University. This is an increase from the 347 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 495 162
2018-2019 347 58
2017-2018 179 46
2016-2017 226 52
2015-2016 250 69

Learn more about online learning at Augsburg University.

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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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