Augusta University

Augusta, GA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,136
Graduate Enrollment: 3,474
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 73.28%

Male/Female: 33% / 67% (2017)

First generation college students: 28.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 10.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2016)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,195
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1080 - 1300

2022 Median Admit ACT: 25
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 28

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 53.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 27.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 17.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 11.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 48.3%
Black: 27.0%
Hispanic: 9.0%
Asian: 7.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 6.0%
Non-resident alien: 1.1%
Unknown race: 1.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $22,681
In-State tuition: $8,832
Out-of-State tuition: $24,210

Estimated books and supplies: $1,240 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,350 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,342 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,000 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,342 (2022)

Average Family Income: $62,150 (2017)
Median Family Income: $37,794 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 37.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 43.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $217 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $12,484
$30k-48k $13,703
$48k-75k $16,322
$75k-110k $17,074
$110k+ $18,654

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 29%
6-year graduation rate: 50%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,109 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 70.9% (2015)
@3 year 75.4% (2017)
@5 year 86.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 47.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 51.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $43,735 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $50,126 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 10
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 6
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 17
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 65 $24,229 $221 $20,468 ($1,706)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 64 $27,917 $251 $52,494 ($4,375)
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 3
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 43 $24,058 $240 $29,427 ($2,452) $49,385 ($4,115)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 45 $30,520 $235 $30,933 ($2,578) $33,361 ($2,780)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 65 $26,841 $241 $54,985 ($4,582) $73,031 ($6,086)
Master's Degree Education, General. 32 $466 $47,086 ($3,924) $49,279 ($4,107)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 29 $347 $51,761 ($4,313) $60,043 ($5,004)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Curriculum and Instruction. 14
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 27 $233 $68,875 ($5,740)
Doctoral Degree Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 9
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 4
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 17 $546 $43,702 ($3,642) $48,214 ($4,018)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 47 $29,579 $292 $39,731 ($3,311) $42,784 ($3,565)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 40
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 11 $26,000 $244
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 9
Bachelor's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 32 $16,750 $135 $47,744 ($3,979) $54,893 ($4,574)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 16 $31,000 $267 $36,645 ($3,054) $49,746 ($4,146)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 26 $26,500 $235 $56,916 ($4,743) $59,746 ($4,979)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 51 $1,067 $100,299 ($8,358) $114,516 ($9,543)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 7 $68,611 ($5,718)
Master's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 9 $61,506 ($5,126) $62,499 ($5,208)
First Professional Degree Medicine. 246 $2,124 $59,235 ($4,936) $91,386 ($7,616)
Master's Degree Public Health. 25 $510 $51,719 ($4,310)
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 47 $648 $69,315 ($5,776) $73,649 ($6,137)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 34
Master's Degree Medical Illustration and Informatics. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 12
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 2
Master's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 6
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 5
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 67 $26,031 $227 $26,032 ($2,169) $35,745 ($2,979)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 8
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 14 $23,031 $188
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 85 $28,250 $274 $26,932 ($2,244) $34,696 ($2,891)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 29 $30,299 $286 $32,421 ($2,702) $38,450 ($3,204)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 28 $361 $50,598 ($4,217)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 30 $26,500 $232 $28,046 ($2,337) $36,183 ($3,015)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 26 $17,965 $136 $20,865 ($1,739) $37,081 ($3,090)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 29 $27,848 $240 $30,707 ($2,559) $34,222 ($2,852)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 22 $27,741 $294 $17,825 ($1,485)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 10
First Professional Degree Dentistry. 82 $2,644 $134,717 ($11,226) $141,404 ($11,784)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 184 $22,956 $159 $66,711 ($5,559) $67,564 ($5,630)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 171 $656 $71,905 ($5,992) $82,164 ($6,847)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 50
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 9
Doctoral Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 3 $18,531 $186
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 45 $29,098 $268 $34,282 ($2,857) $56,655 ($4,721)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 28 $58,710 ($4,893) $89,242 ($7,437)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 11
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 38 $23,000 $252 $42,375 ($3,531) $57,209 ($4,767)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 7 $45,504 ($3,792)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Hospitality Administration/Management. 9
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 8 $68,719 ($5,727)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 2
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 30 $27,000 $251 $41,544 ($3,462) $44,873 ($3,739)
Bachelor's Degree History. 22 $26,000 $265 $35,381 ($2,948) $43,074 ($3,590)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 8


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $80,352
Full time faculty: 67%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $281,721,827 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $368,958,989 (2022)