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?
- 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.
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.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Augusta University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Augusta University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Augusta University?
Contact details for Augusta University are given below.
|Address:||1120 15Th St, Augusta, GA 30912|
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
|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|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Augusta University?
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.
Can I Afford Augusta University?
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
There are also 3,046 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,562 full-time undergraduates at Augusta University, 34% are male and 66% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Augusta University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,139|
|Hispanic or Latino||366|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Augusta University has changed over the last few years.
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%|
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|
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.
*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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