Private 4 Year

Augustana Admission Requirements

Rock Island, Illinois

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Chances of getting into Augustana College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Augustana College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Augustana and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Augustana is 69%.  It ranks #19 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Augustana is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 4,590 out of 6,640 applicants were admitted.

Augustana College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Augustana application fee is $0 and applications are due by Apr 1.

Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Augustana College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.3 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Graduate in the top 25% of your high school class
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Augustana College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Augustana SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Augustana College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Augustana College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Augustana ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Augustana College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Augustana College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Augustana GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Augustana College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Augustana. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Augustana College was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #36 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Augustana accepts 69% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Augustana College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 4.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 17.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 19.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 19.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 20.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 18.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 3.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

High School Class Rank

60% of Augustana College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Augustana College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 32%
Top 25% of class 60%
Top 50% of class 89%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Augustana College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,795 2,845 6,640
Accepted 2,708 1,882 4,590
Acceptance Rate 71% 66% 69%
Enrolled 340 309 649
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 16% 14%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2023 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 1, 2023
Days left to Apply

The application deadline for Fall 2023 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Augustana College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Augustana College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Augustana College Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Augustana College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No
Other Colleges to Consider 

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=143084 IPEDS survey data for Augustana College.


What is my chance of getting into Augustana College?

69% of those who apply are granted admission to Augustana. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.