Augusta University

Augusta University Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Augusta University Ranked?

2022 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.

Augusta University was awarded 823 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is healthcare information privacy assurance and security.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Augusta University as #601 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Augusta University held the #812 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 80 colleges in Georgia, Augusta University is ranked at #8.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Augusta University?

Acceptance Rate

Augusta University has an acceptance rate of 83%, 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 66% 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 520 and 620. Math scores were between 500 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Augusta University  ( 520 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Augusta University  ( 500 to 590 )
Augusta University received ACT scores from 25% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Augusta University  ( 19 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 17 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

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 Augusta University is 66%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  66 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Augusta University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 74% 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  74 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 9% for first-time, full-time students at Augusta University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  9 out of 100

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Augusta University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,674 undergraduates at Augusta University with 4,521 being full-time and 1,153 being part-time.

How Much Does Augusta University Cost?

The overall average net price of Augusta University is $11,136. 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 +
$8,352 $9,816 $12,274 $13,836 $14,606

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

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 Augusta University, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $5,798 a year. That adds up to $23,192 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Augusta University is 5.9%. 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 Augusta University Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Augusta University make around $62,300 per year during the early years of their employment. 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. The location of Augusta University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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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 58 majors graduated from Augusta University. Of these students, 1,004 received undergraduate degrees and 969 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 181 $61,054
General Psychology 72 $24,351
Health & Physical Education 71 $26,585
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 54 NA
Health & Medical Administrative Services 49 $31,305
Computer Information Systems 43 $55,964
Teacher Education Grade Specific 40 $35,307
General Biology 38 $26,896
Communication & Media Studies 35 $29,926
Accounting 34 $49,918

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 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, 5,885 students took at least one online class at Augusta University. This is an increase from the 3,294 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 5,885 1,111
2018-2019 3,294 481
2017-2018 2,681 391
2016-2017 1,945 339
2015-2016 2,072 239

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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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