Augustana University

Sioux Falls, SD

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,658
Graduate Enrollment: 307
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Evangelical Lutheran Church

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 71.82%

Male/Female: 35% / 65% (2017)

First generation college students: 14.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.2% (2007)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,215
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1020 - 1300

2022 Median Admit ACT: 25
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 22 - 28

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 55.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 33.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 22.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 15.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 81.4%
Black: 2.9%
Hispanic: 3.9%
Asian: 1.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.7%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 2.5%
Non-resident alien: 6.8%
Unknown race: 0.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $51,506
In-State tuition: $35,914
Out-of-State tuition: $35,914

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $8,858 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $6,500 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,500 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $6,500 (2022)

Average Family Income: $98,925 (2017)
Median Family Income: $83,403 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 17.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 60.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $23,515
$30k-48k $21,443
$48k-75k $24,030
$75k-110k $28,799
$110k+ $29,162

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 57%
6-year graduation rate: 71%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 98.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $21,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $22,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 89.2% (2015)
@3 year 91.7% (2017)
@5 year 90.4% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 74.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 73.1% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $45,806 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $48,550 (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)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 44 $27,000 $271 $39,824 ($3,319) $43,686 ($3,641)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 14
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Physics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 13 $47,632 ($3,969)
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree American Sign Language. 5
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 16 $26,000 $261 $37,359 ($3,113) $44,842 ($3,737)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 5
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 40 $26,000 $249 $29,065 ($2,422) $50,764 ($4,230)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 7
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 16 $24,625 $256 $35,177 ($2,931) $44,368 ($3,697)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 8
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 2
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 2
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 16 $27,000 $286 $39,952 ($3,329) $44,332 ($3,694)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 13
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 12 $27,000 $282 $51,831 ($4,319)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 13
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 10
Bachelor's Degree Music. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 9
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 8
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 62 $27,000 $265 $64,083 ($5,340) $69,254 ($5,771)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 48 $25,112 $257 $46,666 ($3,889) $59,045 ($4,920)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 16
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree Business/Corporate Communications. 5
Bachelor's Degree History. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 10
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 8
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 4
Master's Degree Education, General. 136 $172 $54,775 ($4,565) $56,059 ($4,672)
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 12


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $61,290
Full time faculty: 63%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $92,324,563 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $114,087,452 (2022)