Overview

Applicants
6,053
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average HS GPA
3.29

GPA Breakdown

20%
Over 3.75
19%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
530 - 590
SAT Math
532.5 - 670
SAT Writing
490 - 600
ACT Composite
23 - 29

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
11:1
Total Faculty
277
with Terminal Degree
199

148
Men
129
Women
26
Minority
19
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
71%
Graduate in 5 years
74%
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies

  • African Studies
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Women's Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Neuroscience

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Finance, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer Science

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • Geography Teacher Education
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Latin Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Speech Teacher Education

  • Engineering

  • Engineering Physics

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • Creative Writing
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Writing, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Communication Disorders, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics, General

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Public Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Economics, General
  • Geography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Piano and Organ
  • Voice and Opera


Degrees

Bachelor's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Dr. Daniel Tsui
Recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physics

Dr. Timothy Johnson
ABC News Medical Editor

Donald Sundquist
Former Governor of Tennessee

Lane Evans
United States Congressman (1982-2006)

Dr. David Carlson
Dir., Atmospheric Technology Division, NCAR

Brenda Barnes
CEO, PepsiCo North America (retired), CEO SaraLee

Robert Hanson
Retired CEO and Chairman, Deere and Company

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
86
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$21,667

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$20,527

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,649

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$31,612

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
77%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$22,398

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,500
Out of State
16%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
29

Demographics

58% female
42% male
16% are out of state
99% are full time
1% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
70%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
76
First-Year Students living on campus
95%

Campus Environment
Small Urban
Fire safety rating
69

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
200
Number of Honor Societies
17

Number of Social Sororities
7
Number of Religious Organizations
9

23% join a fraternity
36% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

28% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Vikings)
13 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Vikings)
12 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services


LGBT Support Groups: Prism and Gay Straight Alliance http://www.augustana.edu/studentlife/groups/prism/

Minority Support Groups: Assistant Dean for Diversity Services provides advising and other support. Multicultural programming board and other student organizations: MECAS, South Asian Student org, Latinos Unidos, International club also provide peer support.

Sustainability

Green Rating
72

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
75

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
20

Average Number of PC's per Lab
20

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
98%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Kent Barnds
VP of Enrollment

Address
Augustana College
639 38th St.
Rock Island, IL 61201

Phone
309-794-7662

Email
wkentbarnds@augustana.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Center for Student Life and Thomas Tredway Libarary
Pepsico Recreation Center
Brew by the Slough-Coffee shop
F.W. Olin Center for Educational Technology
College Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Putnam Museum and IMAX Theater, FIGGE Art Museum
Rock Island District (entertainment)
i-Wireless Center (concert/sport venue)
South Park Shopping Mall
John Deere Commons

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Mon-Sat
Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30, Sat: 11 tour,12:30 info session
309-794-7662

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
yakekimb@gmail.com

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
The Moline International Airport is about 15 minutes from campus. It is served by many airlines including United, Northwest, and AmTran. Greyhound buses stop at the airport as well. Shuttle limos are also available from the Quad Cities to Rockford, IL and O'Hare International Airport (Chicago, IL).

Driving Instructions to Campus
Augustana College is situated in Rock Island, IL, which is in the northwest part of the state near the Iowa border. It is accessible from Interstate 80, Interstate 74, and the Illinois Tollway (Highway 88)

Local Accommodations
Numerous hotels at a variety of price levels are available wihin just a few miles of the campus.