Augsburg’s adult undergraduate program offers a unique, blended course format for our degree completion program available in Business, Education, Psychology and Nursing (BSN Completion) that gives you the best of both worlds — the close connections with faculty and classmates that come from on-campus meetings and the flexibility that comes with online course delivery. And we welcome more transfer credits than ever before to help you quickly and efficiently finish your degree.
Whether you are returning to college to advance in your career or because you are considering a career change, Augsburg can help you finish your classes and get your degree. For more than 30 years, we’ve delivered quality education to adult learners. We will meet you where you are and help you get where you want to go.
Adult learner enrollment
190 students enrolled in nontraditional programs
8% of total undergraduate enrollment
Areas of study offered
Education (Elementary, Secondary, ESL, Special Education ABS)
Nursing (BSN completion)
Courses in a blended format meet on campus approximately six to eight times each semester with the remaining content online. Augsburg’s faculty are committed to providing flexibility while still creating an engaging environment for students and allowing for vocational development.
Fall (Aug. – Dec.)
Spring (Dec. – May)
Summer (May – Aug.)
Credits will likely transfer if they are from a regionally accredited institution, college level coursework, liberal arts/non-technical and have a grade of C- or higher. Learn more about transferring credits.
Maximum number of credits that can transfer
96 (Most applicants transfer in with as many credits as they have taken.)
Number of credits required for degree
Minimum cumulative GPA required
Minimum grade required for a course to transfer
Regarding block transfer acceptance*
► Accepts Associate of Arts degree
► Accepts Minnesota Transfer Curriculum
* Completion of MnTC and/or A.A. degrees will fulfill Augsburg's liberal arts foundation requirements. BSN completion students can block transfer their Associate Degree in Nursing in addition to additional liberal arts electives (if applicable).
The adult undergraduate program is a degree completion program for post-traditional students. Applicants are required to meet the following requirements for admission consideration for any adult undergraduate program.
- Have a minimum of 12 transferable credits AND
- Are applying to one of the 11 eligible adult undergraduate majors AND
- Students must meet ONE of the following requirements:
Majoring in English as a Second Language, B.A.; Special Education: ABS B.A., or RN to BSN, B.S. with 60 or more transferable credits
Have 3+ years full-time work experience since high school graduation
Have 3+ years of significant family care commitment since high school graduation
Have 3+ years of a mix of non-full time college enrollment, work, family etc. since high school graduation
Have military service since high school graduation
24 years or older at the date of matriculation
Fall term: Aug. 15
Spring term: Dec. 15
Summer term: May 1
Financial aid & cost
Cost per credit
$426 (or $1,704 per four-credit course), plus $61 per term for parking permit
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
All provide a $50/credit discount. Students can only receive one. Learn more at about scholarships for adult learners.
Learn more about financial aid at Augsburg.
Office of Undergraduate Admission
2211 Riverside Avenue Campus Box 143