Minneapolis, Minnesota

Augsburg College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Augsburg College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Augsburg College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Augsburg College and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,393 out of 2,020 applicants were admitted making Augsburg College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. Augsburg College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Augsburg College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Augsburg College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 600
SAT Composite 25th 1170
SAT Scores for Augsburg College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1320
Average SAT Score 1250

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Augsburg College?

Augsburg College typically requires applicants to be in the top 29 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1090. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 3 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Augsburg College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1320 and Above Good >79%
1245 to 1320 Avg + 69%-79%
1170 to 1245 Avg - 57%-69%
1095 to 1170 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 1095 Low <44%
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Augsburg College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Augsburg College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Augsburg College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Augsburg College?

Admission data indicates that Augsburg College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Augsburg College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Augsburg College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >81%
21 to 24 Avg + 69%-81%
19 to 21 Avg - 59%-69%
17 to 19 Reach 49%-59%
Less than 17 Low <49%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need above average high school grades to get into Augsburg College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Augsburg College was 3.27 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Augsburg College accepts 69% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Augsburg College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,127 893 2,020
Accepted 804 589 1,393
Acceptance Rate 71% 66% 69%
Enrolled 212 206 418
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 35% 30%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Augsburg College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Augsburg College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173045 IPEDS survey data for Augsburg College.

Frequently Asked Questions

3% of students submit their SAT scores to Augsburg College. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1170 and 1320. 3% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 95% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.