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Augusta University Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Augusta University, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Augusta University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Augusta University was awarded 10 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

Augusta University is ranked #812 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Augusta University is also ranked #14 out of 56 schools in Georgia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Augusta University?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Augusta University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 75%, 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 83% of students accepted to Augusta University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 500. Math scores were between 430 and 490.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Augusta University  ( 460 to 500 )

SAT Math Scores for Augusta University  ( 430 to 490 )
Augusta University received ACT scores from 40% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Augusta University  ( 20 to 26 )

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Augusta University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Augusta University is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Augusta University is 65%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  65 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Augusta University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Augusta University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Augusta University is 6%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  6 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Augusta University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,291 undergraduates at Augusta University with 4,250 being full-time and 1,041 being part-time.

Augusta University Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Augusta University is 61.34 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  61.34 out of 100
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How Much Does Augusta University Cost?

The overall average net price of Augusta University is $13,438. 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 Augusta University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,875 $12,590 $14,678 $16,102 $16,021

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 Augusta University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Augusta University, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $5,765 a year. That adds up to $23,060 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Augusta University is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Augusta University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Augusta University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $62,300 in their early years. That's great news for Augusta University students since it is 57% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Augusta University make the most money.

Location of Augusta University

Located in Augusta, Georgia, Augusta University is a public institution. Augusta is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Augusta University

Contact details for Augusta University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1120 15Th St, Augusta, GA 30912
Phone: 706-721-0211

Augusta University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 65 majors graduated from Augusta University. Of these students, 1,061 received undergraduate degrees and 932 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 184 $60,800
General Psychology 85 $22,400
Health & Physical Education 67 $29,800
Computer Information Systems 65 $54,700
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 65 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 47 $33,000
Communication & Media Studies 45 $26,400
Business Administration & Management 45 $35,300
General Biology 43 $33,700
Accounting 38 $44,800

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

Online Learning at Augusta University

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 2,681 students took at least one online class at Augusta University. This is an increase from the 1,945 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,681 391
2016-2017 1,945 339
2015-2016 2,072 239
2014-2015 1,980 148
2013-2014 1,759 154

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