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Augsburg College
Office of Undergraduate Admission
2211 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454

phone: 612.330.1001
toll-free: 800.788.5678
fax: 612.330.1590
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Majors and Degrees Offered

 

Overview

Set in a vibrant neighborhood in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 4,000 students of diverse backgrounds. Guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, Augsburg educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The trademark of an Augsburg education is direct, personal experience, which is supported by an engaged community committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. Augsburg is committed to excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, incorporating its urban and global settings into its education and campus life, practicing service to others, and the exploration of vocation as a means for students and employees to discern meaningful work.

Augsburg at a Glance

Enrollment

  • Undergraduate: 2,687
  • Graduate: 935

Academic

  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
  • Average Class Size: 13-17
  • Number undergraduate majors: 75

Student Distribution

  • Domestic students: 73% White, 10% African-American, 7% Asian, 5% Hispanic, 2% American Indian/Alaskan Native, <1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 3% Multiracial
  • 2% international students

First-Year Student Profile

  • Average ACT score: The middle 50% of enrolled students had ACT composite scores between 19 and 25. 94% of students presented the ACT as part of their applications.
  • Average SAT score: Middle 50% ranges for SAT Math: 492-598, SAT Reading: 492-580, SAT Writing: 460-593. 7% of students submitted the SAT as part of their applications. 
  • High school GPA: 3.08
  • Percentage from Minnesota: 82%
  • Percentage who live on campus: 80%

Cost

  • 2013-14 undergraduate tuition and fees: $33,154
  • Room and board: $8,782
  • Percentage first-time undergraduates receiving financial aid: 98%

Religious Affiliation

  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Academics

Degrees offered

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Leadership, Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Master of Music Therapy, Master of Nursing, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Master of Social Work, Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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5 largest majors

In the traditional undergraduate day program: Management, Biology, Psychology, Elementary Education, Finance

Faculty

158 full-time, 193 part-time; 74% of full-time faculty members hold the doctorate or highest degree in their field

Student/faculty ratio

13:1

Average class size

13-17

Accreditation & Approval

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), Council on Social Work Education, and the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Programs are approved by American Chemical Society, National Association for Music Therapy, Inc., and National League for Nursing

Pre-Professional Programs

Dentistry, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, Seminary, Veterinary Medicine

Teaching Licensure Programs

Kindergarten-elementary-middle school (K-8) subject area specialties in mathematics, science, communication arts/literature, and social studies; middle school/high school (grades 5-12) in biology, chemistry, communication arts/literature, health, mathematics, physics, and social studies; specialist licenses (grades K-12) in art, vocal music and instrumental music, physical education, and dance/theatre with a theatre emphasis; K-12 special education (EBD and/or LD) and K-12 reading teacher endorsement (Grad level only for licensed teachers)

Non-Traditional Education Programs

Augsburg Weekend/Evening College offers courses for students seeking a bachelor's degree. Campuses are near downtown Minneapolis and in Rochester, Minn.

Certification Programs

Information Technology, Business Management, Business Finance; Art and Art-Graphic Design

Satellite Campuses

Rochester, Minn. — bachelor's degrees in business administration, education, communication studies, and RN to BSN. Master's in Education and MBA programs meet in Rochester.

Intercampus Agreements

The Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC) is a partnership with Augsburg College, the College of St. Catherine, Hamline University, Macalester College and the University of St. Thomas. The partnership allows students to register for courses at the other colleges, and collaborative majors are offered through the partnership. Augsburg also offers RN to BSN classes at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. 

Honors Program

The Augsburg College Honors program provides many opportunities for students to expand their knowledge, to explore their potential, and to express their unique talents. Honors students take signature courses, can create their own student learning experiences, and are involved in Honors House and leadership activities. Students also either conduct research or write and edit for the Honors Review. 

Study Abroad Programs

Augsburg's nationally-awarded Center for Global Education has permanent sites and resident adjunct faculty in Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Namibia, offering semester and short-term programs. Each year Augsburg faculty also lead short-term courses around the world. Augsburg is a founding member of the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (HECUA) offering study programs in Europe and Latin America.

Internships/ career services

More than 60% of Augsburg students complete at least one internship during college, taking advantage of the many resources with business, government, and nonprofit organizations in the Twin Cities. Many internships can earn academic credit with faculty supervision.

The Strommen Career and Internship Center helps students assess talents and skills, explore vocation and meaningful work options, and link academic majors with career paths. The Center also offers resources to help students find "hands-on" learning through volunteer and internship opportunities and prepare for the job search and/or graduate school.

Admission & cost

Admissions

Online application: http://www.augsburg.edu/firstyear

Admissions tests required: ACT or SAT

Application deadlines: Early Auggie: Nov. 1; Early Advantage: Dec. 15; Rolling, with priority deadline: May 1

Application fee (amount): free online

Advanced placement credit

Advanced placement is granted to students with scores of 3, 4, or 5 on the CEEB Advanced Placement program tests. Additional credit or placement is at the discretion of the department. Credit also may be granted through Augsburg's Assessment of Previous Learning (APL) Program. The APL Program includes assessments through the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), the Credit Assessment Program (CAP), and departmental comprehensive exams.

Transfer criteria (credits, GPA):

No more than 96 quarter credits (64 semester credits) may be transferred from a 2-year institution with a minimum required GPA of 2.0. Additional credits may be transferred from a 4-year institution; only passing grades (2.0 or C) are accepted.

Transfer process (deadlines and materials)

May 1 preferred deadline for fall semester; December 1 for spring semester, with rolling admission following. Transfer students to the Day program must submit an application, essay, two letters of academic recommendation (if the GPA is less than 3.0), and transcripts from each college, university, or vocational-technical institution attended. Students who have completed less than one year of college-level work must also submit an official copy of their high school transcript and the result of either the ACT or SAT exam. Non-traditional transfer students should contact admissions for requirements.

Cost

2013-14 undergraduate tuition and fees: $33,154

Room and board: $8,782

Graduate Tuition and fees: Graduate tuition rates differ by program. Graduate tuition is charged per course.

Percentage of first-time undergraduates receiving financial aid from any source: 98%

Financial aid information

To apply for financial aid, undergraduate independent and dependent students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Augsburg Aid Form. Find scholarship information. Graduate students must submit the FAFSA. Augsburg's FAFSA code is 002334. Find additional financial aid information and Augsburg's Net Price Calculator.

Student involvement

Student organizations

Student Government, Augsburg Student Activities Council, The Augsburgian (yearbook), Campus Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), danceline, International Student Organization, music ensembles, theatre, LINK (community service), Pan-Afrikan Student Union, Pan Asian Student Association, Hispanic/Latino Student Association, Queer and Straight in Unity, The Echo (newspaper), KAUG radio 

Athletic programs

Conference membership

NCAA Division III, Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC)

Men's varsity

Baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, hockey, soccer, track and field, wrestling

Women's varsity

Basketball, cross-country, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse (2014), soccer, softball, swimming, track and field, volleyball

Intramurals

Basketball, bowling, broomball, football, soccer, softball, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, wallyball

Club sports

Lacrosse (men's)

Fine Arts Offerings

Concert band, symphony orchestra, jazz ensemble, Gospel Praise Singers (mixed), Riverside singers (women), Cedar Singers (men), choir (mixed), mainstage and student directed theatre production.

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