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Augusta University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Augusta University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Augusta University Ranked?

2021 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 10 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Augusta University is ranked #812 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 56 colleges in Georgia, Augusta University is ranked at #14.

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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 )
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SAT Math Scores for Augusta University  ( 430 to 490 )
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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

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, Augusta University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 65%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  65 out of 100
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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
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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 5,604 undergraduates at Augusta University with 4,562 being full-time and 1,042 being part-time.

Augusta University Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

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

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 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?

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.

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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
Website: www.augusta.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaRegentsU
Twitter: https://twitter.com/georgiaregents

Augusta University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 58 majors graduated from Augusta University. Of these students, 1,061 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
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 65 NA
Computer Information Systems 65 $54,700
Teacher Education Grade Specific 47 $33,000
Business Administration & Management 45 $35,300
Communication & Media Studies 45 $26,400
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 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 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

Learn more about online learning at Augusta University.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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