Saint Augustine's University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,968
2022 Average Net Price
$20,081
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
12.5%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
58.8%
4,918 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,108
78.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
19.2%
66 Graduates

About

Saint Augustine's University is a higher education institution located in Wake County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Saint Augustine's University were Sport & Fitness Management (14 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (12 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (8 degrees).

In 2022, 67 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Augustine's University. 55.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (43 degrees), 43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Augustine's University is $10,968, which is $−17,362 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Saint Augustine's University is $10,968, which is $−17,362 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,081.

In 2022, 79% of undergraduate students attending Saint Augustine's University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$10,968
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Saint Augustine's University was $10,968. The cost of tuition at Saint Augustine's University is $−17,362 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$20,081
2022 Value
10.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Saint Augustine's University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,081. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Saint Augustine's University grew by 10.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,942
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Augustine's University was of $8,942 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 11.5% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 16.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Saint Augustine's University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.25% with respect to 2021, when 80% 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.
12.5%
2019 Default Rate
52
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Augustine's University was 12.5%, which represents 52 out of the 416 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

Saint Augustine's University received 4,918 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 12.7% annual growth. Out of those 4,918 applicants, 2,894 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,108 students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University in 2022.

Saint Augustine's University has an overall enrollment yield of 11.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,894
Accepted Out of 4,918

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Augustine's University was 58.8% (2,894 admissions from 4,918 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 74.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 12.7%, while admissions declined by −31.3%..

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Enrollment

Saint Augustine's University had a total enrollment of 1,108 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Saint Augustine's University is 868 students and the part-time enrollment is 240. This means that 78.3% of students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Augustine's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 92.7% Black or African American, 3.43% White, 1.81% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.08% Asian, 0.361% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.271% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (47.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (45.5%) and White Female (2.92%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (46.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (38.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Augustine's University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,108 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Augustine's University is 868 and the part-time enrollment is 240. This means that 78.3% of students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2022 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 Saint Augustine's University was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Saint Augustine's University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,027 enrolled students
  2. White
    38 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    20 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Saint Augustine's University is 92.7% Black or African American, 3.43% White, 1.81% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.08% Asian, 0.361% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.271% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 7 more women than men received degrees from Saint Augustine's University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Saint Augustine's University is black or african american (43 degrees awarded). There were 43 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Augustine's University is Sport & Fitness Management (14 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (12 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (8 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Augustine's University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Protective Services (12 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Elementary & middle school teachers (256,171 people), Other managers (219,548 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (178,514 people), Postsecondary teachers (156,186 people), and Police officers (153,279 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), Psychology (8 degrees), and English (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Saint Augustine's University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), Psychology (8 degrees), and English (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Elementary & secondary schools (691,426 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (410,708 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (381,476 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (295,820 people), and Outpatient care centers (210,463 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), Psychology (8 degrees), and English (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Saint Augustine's University.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 15 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Augustine's University was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 15 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

30
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
37
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Augustine's University, which is 0.811 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (37).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Augustine's University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 2.5 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Augustine's University in General Psychology, which is 7 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 15% of students graduating from Saint Augustine's University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Saint Augustine's University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 9.09% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    43 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Augustine's University is black or african american (43 degrees awarded). There were 43 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

8.96% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    24 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Saint Augustine's University is black or african american female (24 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (19 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Augustine's University has an endowment valued at nearly $26.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.99%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Saint Augustine's University had a total salary expenditure of 36.6M. Saint Augustine's University employs 40 Assistant professors, 14 Associate professors and 9 Instructors. Most academics at Saint Augustine's University are Male Assistant professor (24), Female Assistant professor (16), and Male Associate professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University are: Management, with 36 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees.

Endowment

$26.7M
2022 Endowment

Saint Augustine's University has an endowment valued at about $26.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Augustine's University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.6M lower 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: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$14.4M
2022 Salaries
39.1%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Saint Augustine's University paid a median of $14.4M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($36.6M) and a 39.1% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.3M
Instructional Salaries
67
Number of Employees

In 2022, Saint Augustine's University paid a total of $4.3M to 67 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
36 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University were Assistant professor with 40 employees, Associate professor with 14 employees, and Instructor with 9 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University were Management with 36 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University was Male Assistant professor with 24 employees, Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

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