Augustana College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$39,690

0.174% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,919

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.45%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

59%

6,750 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,647

99.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

74.9%

530 Graduates

About

Augustana College is a higher education institution located in Rock Island County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Augustana College were General Business Administration & Management (123 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (94 degrees), and General Psychology (55 degrees).

In 2017, 726 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Augustana College. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (548 degrees), 7.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Augustana College is $39,690, which is $14,496 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Augustana College is $39,690, which is $14,496 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,919.

In 2017, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 70% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$39,690

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Augustana College was $39,690. The cost of tuition at Augustana College is $14,496 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$23,919

2017 Value

1.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Augustana College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,919. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Augustana College grew by 1.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,037

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Augustana College was of $10,037 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 33.5% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Augustana College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.03% with respect to 2016, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.45%

2016 Default Rate

21

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Augustana College was 3.45%, which represents 21 out of the 609 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Augustana College received 6,750 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.47% annual growth. Out of those 6,750 applicants, 3,980 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59% acceptance rate.

There were 2,647 students enrolled at Augustana College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Augustana College has an overall enrollment yield of 18.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,980

Accepted Out of 6,750

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Augustana College was 59% (3,980 admissions from 6,750 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 51.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 2.47%, while admissions grew by 17.1%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Augustana College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Augustana College has a total enrollment of 2,647 students. The full-time enrollment at Augustana College is 2,637 students and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 99.6% of students enrolled at Augustana College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Augustana College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.2% White, 9.67% Hispanic or Latino, 4% Black or African American, 3.29% Two or More Races, 2.46% Asian, 0.189% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0378% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Augustana College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.1%), followed by White Male (31%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.48%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Augustana College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,647 students. The full-time enrollment at Augustana College is 2,637 and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 99.6% of students enrolled at Augustana College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Augustana College was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Augustana College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,910

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    256

  3. Black or African American

    106

The enrolled student population at Augustana College is 72.2% White, 9.67% Hispanic or Latino, 4% Black or African American, 3.29% Two or More Races, 2.46% Asian, 0.189% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0378% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 23 students (0.869%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 100 more women than men received degrees from Augustana College. The majority of degree recipients at Augustana College are white (548 degrees awarded). There were 7.94 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Augustana College is General Business Administration & Management (123 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (94 degrees) and General Psychology (55 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Augustana College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (38 degrees awarded), Biology (119 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (10 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Augustana College are Physicians (390,622 people), Postsecondary teachers (161,385 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (138,511 people), Other managers (131,109 people), and Other Physical Scientists (85,157 people).

The most specialized majors at Augustana College are Language & Linguistics (38 degrees awarded), Biology (119 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Augustana College are Surgeons, Sales managers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Augustana College are Language & Linguistics (38 degrees awarded), Biology (119 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Augustana College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (464,740 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (341,707 people), Elementary & secondary schools (258,543 people), Offices of physicians (177,914 people), and Scientific research & development services (120,269 people).

The most specialized majors at Augustana College are Language & Linguistics (38 degrees awarded), Biology (119 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 123 degrees awarded

  2. 94 degrees awarded

  3. 55 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Augustana College was General Business Administration & Management with 123 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 313

  2. 413

In 2017, 313 degrees were awarded to men at Augustana College, which is 0.758 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (413).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Augustana College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.86 times more than the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 62 degrees were awarded to women at Augustana College in General Biological Sciences, which is 1.94 times more than the 32 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

70%

100% Completion Time

76%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 70% of students graduating from Augustana College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 76% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 77% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Augustana College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.15% of graduates (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    548 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    69 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Augustana College is white (548 degrees awarded). There were 7.94 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

1.1% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    314 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    234 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Augustana College is white female (314 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (234 degrees).

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Operations

Augustana College has an endowment valued at nearly $160M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $21.9M (13.7%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Augustana College had a total salary expenditure of $75M. Augustana College employs 62 Professors, 60 Assistant professors, and 50 Associate professors. Most academics at Augustana College are Male Professors (35), Female Assistant professors(32), and Male Associate professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Augustana College are: Service, with 90 employees, Management, with 88 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$160M

2017 Endowment

13.4%

growth from 2016

Augustana College has an endowment valued at about $160M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Augustana College grew 13.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $122M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $834k - Federal

  2. $31.8k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Augustana College received $834k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $31.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$32M

2017 Salaries

9.2%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Augustana College paid a median of $32M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($75M) and a 9.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.802% growth from 2015 and a 4.57% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.6M

Instructional Salaries

194

Number of Employees

In 2017, Augustana College paid a total of $13.6M to 194 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

62 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

90 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Augustana College were Professor with 62 employees; Assistant professor with 60 employees; and Assistant professor with 50 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Augustana College were Service with 90 employees; Management with 88 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Augustana College was Male Professor with 35 employees, Female Assistant professor with 32 employees, and Male Associate professor with 29 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Augustana College.

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