Saint Augustine's University Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7888 of 14,131 In the World
#2094 of 2,597 In North America
#2001 of 2,496 In the United States
#54 of 65 In North Carolina
#5 of 6 In Raleigh

Quick Review

Protestant Episcopal
Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$20,081 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Saint Augustine's University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Saint Augustine's University has an acceptance rate of 59% and is among the top 21% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 59% 58% 59%
Applicants 4,918 2,048 2,851
Admissions 2,894 1,188 1,688
Freshmen enrolled full time 258 131 127
Freshmen enrolled part time 83 47 36

706 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

107 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 1027 (94%)
White 38 (3%)
Asian 12 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 4 (0.4%)
Hispanic 3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Saint Augustine's University is $20,081 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,029
$30-48K $19,296
$48-75K $22,008
$75-110K $22,031
$110K+ $24,857

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $10,968$10,800
Tuition in-state $10,968$10,800
Tuition out-of-state $10,968$10,800
Fee in-district $5,928$500
Fee in-state $5,928$500
Fee out-of-state $5,928$500

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 1,026
Combined charge for room and board $8,942
Room charge $3,432
Meal charge $4,510

Saint Augustine's University majors

Saint Augustine's University has granted 67 bachelor's degrees across 10 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Saint Augustine's University.

Major Bachelor
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 14
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 12
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 8
Psychology, General 8
Computer and Information Sciences, General 7
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 6
Communication, General 4
Engineering, General 3
Religion & Religious Studies 3
English Language and Literature, General 2
Grand Total 67

Saint Augustine's University has a graduation rate of 20%, which is among the 5% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 20% 13% 28%
  • Full-time retention rate - 64%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Saint Augustine's University alumni

  1. Anna J. Cooper

    Anna J. Cooper
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1858-1964 (aged 106)
    historianwritereducatorsuffragistpolitical theorist

    Anna Julia Cooper was an American author, educator, sociologist, speaker, Black liberation activist, and one of the most prominent African-American scholars in United States history.

  2. Charles Alston

    Charles Alston
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1907-1977 (aged 70)
    sculptorpaintervisual artistcaricaturist

    Charles Henry Alston was an American painter, sculptor, illustrator, muralist and teacher who lived and worked in the New York City neighborhood of Harlem. Alston was active in the Harlem Renaissance; Alston was the first African-American supervisor for the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project. Alston designed and painted murals at the Harlem Hospital and the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Building. In 1990, Alston's bust of Martin Luther King Jr. became the first image of an African American displayed at the White House.

  3. Millie Dunn Veasey

    Millie Dunn Veasey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1918-2018 (aged 100)
    military personnel

    Millie Dunn Veasey was an American veteran, who served from 1942 to 1945 in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) and the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC).

  4. Henry Beard Delany

    Henry Beard Delany
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1858-1928 (aged 70)

    Henry Beard Delany was an American clergyman and the first African-American person elected Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Church in the United States.

All 10 notable alumni

General info

Founded 1867
Motto Veritas Vos Liberabit
The Truth Shall Set You Free (John 8:32)
Colors blue, white
Total FTE staff 236
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and contacts

Address 1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27610-2298
United States
City population 468,000
Phone 9195164000

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