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Augusta University Overview

Augusta University is a public institution situated in Augusta, Georgia. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Augusta University Known For?

1,151 Undergraduate Awards
$27,873 Avg Cost After Aid
75% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Augusta University.
  • In 2017-2018, 65% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Augusta University makes roughly $62,300 a year. This is 53% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Augusta University Rankings

Augusta University holds the #6 spot on the Best Colleges in Georgia ranking.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Augusta University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#128 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#160 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Augusta University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Neurobiology & Neurosciences Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Physiology & Pathology Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Value Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Biomathematics & Bioinformatics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Best Allied Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Best Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Augusta University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#65 Highest Paid General Biology Graduates College Factual
#72 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#72 Highest Paid Biological & Biomedical Sciences Graduates College Factual
#96 Best Healthcare Bachelor’s Degree Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Augusta University?

Location of Augusta University

Contact details for Augusta University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1120 15Th St, Augusta, GA 30912
Phone: 706-721-0211
Website: www.augusta.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaRegentsU
Twitter: https://twitter.com/georgiaregents

How Do I Get Into Augusta University?

You can apply to Augusta University online at: https://gafutures.xap.com/applications/Augusta_University/introduction.asp?application_id=4020

Admission Requirements for Augusta University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Augusta University?

75% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
83% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Augusta University is 75%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 73%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to Augusta University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 500. Math scores were between 430 and 490.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Augusta University  ( 460 to 500 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Augusta University  ( 430 to 490 )
200
800
Augusta University received ACT scores from 40% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Augusta University  ( 19 to 25 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Augusta University  ( 18 to 26 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Augusta University  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford Augusta University?

$27,873 Net Price
47% Take Out Loans
6.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Augusta University is $27,873. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Augusta University, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $5,765 a year. That adds up to $23,060 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Augusta University is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Augusta University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,562 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,604 undergraduate students at Augusta University, with 4,562 being full-time and 1,042 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Augusta University

There are also 3,046 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,562 full-time undergraduates at Augusta University, 34% are male and 66% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Augusta University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Augusta University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Augusta University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 307
Black or African American 1,139
Hispanic or Latino 366
White 2,346
International Students 61
Other Races/Ethnicities 343

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at Augusta University. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 44 countries are represented at Augusta University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Augusta University

391 Took All Classes Online
2,681 Took At Least One Class Online
28.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 6 bachelor’s degree and 4 master’s degree programs available online at Augusta University. In 2017-2018, 2,681 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Augusta University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 23rd most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Augusta University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Augusta University was 28.7%. This is the #723 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Augusta University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Augusta University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Medical Administrative Services 6%
Health Professions 9%
Nursing 13%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Augusta University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Augusta University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science #8
Dental Support Services #9
Allied Health Professions #22
Curriculum & Instruction #25
Health & Medical Administrative Services #75
Nursing #123
Education #154
Health Professions #214

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Augusta University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 0 184 9 171 50 414
Medicine 0 0 0 0 0 246 246
General Psychology 0 0 85 0 9 0 94
Information Technology 35 29 0 6 17 0 87
Business Administration & Management 0 0 45 11 28 0 84
Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 82 82
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0 47 34 81
Allied Health Professions 0 0 26 0 51 0 77
Health & Physical Education 0 0 67 0 8 0 75
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 65 0 0 3 68
Computer Information Systems 0 0 65 0 0 0 65
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 47 0 0 0 47
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 45 0 0 0 45
General Biology 0 0 43 0 0 0 43
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 14 29 0 43
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 1 40 0 0 41
Accounting 0 0 38 0 0 0 38
General Education 0 0 0 0 32 0 32
Dental Support Services 0 0 32 0 0 0 32
Marketing 0 0 30 0 0 0 30
Social Work 0 0 30 0 0 0 30
Educational Administration 0 0 0 27 2 0 29
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 29 0 0 0 29
Sociology 0 0 29 0 0 0 29
Public Administration 0 0 0 0 28 0 28
Political Science & Government 0 0 26 0 0 0 26
Public Health 0 0 0 0 25 0 25
History 0 0 22 0 0 0 22
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 22 0 0 0 22
Student Counseling 0 0 0 3 17 0 20
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 7 0 9 0 16
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 16 0 0 0 16
Chemistry 0 0 14 0 0 0 14
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 0 2 10 12
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 0 12 0 0 12
Teaching English or French 11 0 0 0 0 0 11
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 11 0 0 0 11
Music 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
Hospitality Management 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 0 0 9 9
Special Education 0 0 5 4 0 0 9
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 0 0 9 0 9
Mathematics 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
Anthropology 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
Management Information Systems 0 0 8 0 0 0 8
General English Literature 0 0 8 0 0 0 8
Physics 0 0 8 0 0 0 8
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
General Business/Commerce 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Other Health Professions 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Biotechnology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Area Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 61 29 1,061 126 489 443 2,209

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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