B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
Augsburg College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Lutheran
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Address
2211 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454
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Augsburg College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
45%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
910-1200
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$24,394/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $17,192/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,674/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,843/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,923/ year
  • $110k+
    $29,222/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.37 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.36 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.37 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,970Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
Report
  • Open-minded
    46%
  • Motivated
    38%
  • Cool
    8%
  • Transient
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
74%
Poll
74%
of students say they don't have Greek life.31 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    67%
  • Quality doesn't match quantity (tuition)
    17%
  • Wonderful
    11%
  • Ghetto
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
95%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.21 responses
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Augsburg college was my first choice of college. The benefit of the college was that it was near my house and was also situated in Minneapolis and a stone throw from Saint Paul. There is no lack of activities and food to find around the campus, as well as being next to the U of M campus. One thing I was looking for in college was small classes. My largest class was of about 35, my smallest being about 13, which allowed you to get closer to the adjuncts and the professors. The professors really care about you and want to see you succeed, many having dependable office hours so you can have a chance to get help if you need it or even just needing someone to talk to.
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Augsburg College is probably one of the most diverse institutions I will ever attend in my life. I learned so much about the culture of my friends and the culture of Minneapolis itself. At Augsburg, there is a good concentration of both white Minnesotans/Wisconsinites and Somalian Americans. It was interesting to see the dynamic between these different groups (being an outsider of sorts). I learned a lot about Islam and Somali culture–it was an experience I did not take for granted. Augsburg is also very LGBTQIA+ friendly and expressed support for their Black students in a time of racial tension and police brutality. Even though Augsburg wasn't the choice for me in all other respects, this was one huge plus.
One thing I really love about Augsburg College, or now called Augsburg University, is that it is very opening to all people, regardless of one's background features. You can attend Augsburg University no matter who you are, whether your gender is different from others, your sexual orientation is not straight, and it is very diverse.