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#2852 of 14,131 In the World
#835 of 2,597 In North America
#768 of 2,496 In the United States
#4 of 15 In South Dakota
#1 of 3 In Sioux Falls
#923 of 1,011 For Nuclear Physics
#1328 of 1,333 For Quantum and Particle physics
#4021 of 4,082 For Physics

Quick Review

Religion
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1223
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$24,322 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,735
Graduates
284
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
augie.edu

Augustana University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 71% 67% 75%
Applicants 2,037 864 1,173
Admissions 1,454 575 879
Freshmen enrolled full time 319 114 205
Freshmen enrolled part time 5 3 2

3 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

223 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
29 or 9%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1055
or below

75% of them
had 1390
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Augustana University are 1055-1390 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
287 or 89%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Augustana University are 22-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1729 (86%)
Nonresident Alien 82 (4%)
Black or African American 57 (3%)
Two or more races 49 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 46 (2%)
Asian 36 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.1%)
Hispanic 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,322/year
Average aid awarded
$23,430
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,304
$30-48K $17,585
$48-75K $22,216
$75-110K $25,658
$110K+ $26,997

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $34,934$35,530
Tuition in-state $34,934$35,530
Tuition out-of-state $34,934$35,530
Fee in-district $950$950
Fee in-state $950$950
Fee out-of-state $950$950

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,381
Combined charge for room and board $8,616
Room charge $3,854
Meal charge $4,762

Augustana University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Education, General 128
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 80
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 49
Business Administration and Management, General 36
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 23
Psychology, General 20
Political Science and Government, General 19
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 9 10
Accounting 10 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 15
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 13
History, General 12
English Language and Literature, General 11
Genetic Counseling & Counselor 10
Art & Art Studies, General 9
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 9
Biochemistry 8
Mathematics, General 8
Athletic Training & Trainer 6
Journalism 6
Anthropology, General 5
Computer and Information Sciences, General 5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 5
Physics, General 5
Chemistry, General 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 4
Mass Communication & Media Studies 4
Music Teacher Education 4
Music, General 4
Sociology, General 4
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Business & Corporate Communications, General 3
Computer Science 3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 1
Economics, General 1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics 1
German Language and Literature 1
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 1
Philosophy 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 1
Grand Total 400 160
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 72% 70% 74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%

Publications & Citations

Publications
648
Citations
29,719

Publication / Citation count by topic

Physics
255 / 14,877
Nuclear Physics
174 / 13,185
Quantum and Particle physics
159 / 11,751
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
142 / 3,298
Medicine
92 / 1,427
Biology
92 / 4,776
Environmental Science
46 / 2,918
Chemistry
43 / 2,503
Psychology
42 / 2,565
Atomic and Molecular physics
37 / 1,012
Business
33 / 980
Sociology
33 / 202
Engineering
32 / 587
Computer Science
25 / 3,453
Ecology
24 / 2,491
Demography
24 / 397
Health Science
24 / 149
Economics
23 / 116
Art & Design
22 / 88
Nursing
22 / 273
Mathematics
20 / 47
Materials Science
17 / 192
Political Science
17 / 30
History
17 / 263
Healthcare Management (MHA)
16 / 107
Social Psychology
16 / 1,750
Philosophy
15 / 24
Geography and Cartography
14 / 131
Education Majors
14 / 82
Genetics
14 / 798
Archaeology
14 / 1,150
Botany
13 / 713
Pharmacology
12 / 229
Math Teachers
11 / 14
Biochemistry
11 / 2,218
Advertising
11 / 422
Optical Engineering
10 / 84
Development Studies
9 / 74
Law
9 / 3
Aesthetics
8 / 38

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 90
1992 4 117
1993 3 146
1994 4 147
1995 7 177
1996 10 156
1997 8 257
1998 12 313
1999 12 338
2000 10 390
2001 11 363
2002 7 444
2003 7 530
2004 6 570
2005 11 645
2006 4 664
2007 20 848
2008 37 1204
2009 38 1383
2010 37 1820
2011 39 2177
2012 47 2582
2013 31 2638
2014 30 1943
2015 28 2091
2016 44 1935
2017 43 1717
2018 36 1625
2019 49 1670
2020 39 1906
2021 37 1749

Augustana University alumni

  1. Mary Hart

    Mary Hart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    actorjournalist
    Biography

    Mary Hart is an American television personality and actress. She was the long-running host (1982–2011) of the syndicated gossip and entertainment round-up television program Entertainment Tonight, the longest running entertainment magazine show of all time. She was Miss South Dakota 1970.

  2. Joe Foss

    Joe Foss
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1915-2003 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    aircraft pilotmilitary officerwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Joseph Jacob Foss was a United States Marine Corps major and a leading Marine fighter ace in World War II. He received the Medal of Honor in recognition of his role in air combat during the Guadalcanal Campaign. In postwar years, he was an Air National Guard brigadier general, served as the 20th Governor of South Dakota (1955–1959), president of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the first commissioner of the American Football League. He also was a television broadcaster.

  3. Myron Floren

    Myron Floren
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1919-2005 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Myron Floren was an American musician best known as the accordionist on The Lawrence Welk Show between 1950 and 1980. Floren came to prominence primarily from his regular appearances on the weekly television series in which Lawrence Welk dubbed him as "the happy Norwegian," which was also attributed to Peter Friello.

  4. Linda Avey

    Linda Avey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    biologist
    Biography

    Linda Avey is an American biologist and entrepreneur. She is known for co-founding 23andMe, a consumer genetic data company.

General info

Alternative names Augie
Augustana University
Augustana College(SD)
Founded 1860
Motto Verbum Dei manet in aeternum
The Word of God endures forever
Colors navy blue, gold
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January; February-May)
Total FTE staff 384
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 2001 S Summit Ave
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 57197-0001
United States
City population 193,000
Phone 6052745516
Fax +1 (605) 274 5299

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