Augustana College

Rock Island, Illinois
4-year Private university

Overview

Augustana College is a private institution established in 1860 with suburban setting located at Rock Island. It is ranked 101 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2018 edition of Best Colleges.It practices trimester-based academic calendar. Augustana offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and pre-professional degrees. On campus, students can get involved in a wide variety of student clubs, more than 10 Greek-letter organizations or recreational sports.

#101 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
Setting
Suburban
Location Rock Island, Illinois
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1860
Selectivity Low
Size Small
2,647 Undergraduates

Learning

12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$54,907
Cost of Attendance
$22,009
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $42,135
Outstate Tuition Fee $42,135
Room and Board Fees $10,572
$48,500 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

52% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.16 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Optional
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
01
Early Action Deadline
Nov
01
Early Decision Deadline
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Feb
01
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Feb
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$32,193 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$26,317 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $54,907
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
87% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Presidential Scholarship
Total Worth $26,000 annually
Eligibility first year students
Minimum Criteria 28 ACT composite score or higher (1310 to 1340 combined SAT score in math and evidence-based reading and writing) and rank in the top 10 percent of their high school class
Requirement for maintenance full-time enrollment and an Augustana cumulative 3.0 GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Dean's Scholarship
Total Worth $25,000 annually
Eligibility first year students
Minimum Criteria 25 to 27 ACT composite score (1200 -1300 combined SAT score in math and evidence-based reading and writing) and rank in the top 20 percent of their high school class
Requirement for maintenance full-time enrollment and an Augustana cumulative 2.75 GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Founders Scholarship
Total Worth $23,000 annually
Eligibility first year students
Minimum Criteria 23 to 24 ACT composite score or higher (1130 to 1190 combined SAT score in math and evidence-based reading and writing) and rank in the top third of their high school class
Requirement for maintenance full-time enrollment and an Augustana cumulative 2.5 GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Theatre Scholarships
Total Worth Up to $4,000 annually
Details The Judith Katz Memorial Theatre Scholarship is an award up to $4,000, renewable for four years.
Art Scholarship
Total Worth $500-$4,000 annually
Details Awarded to selected students after review of their portfolios. Renewal based on recommendation of the Art Department.

Students

2,647 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
87% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
75% Students graduate within 6 years