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Augustana College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

69.1%
Admission Difficulty for Augustana College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Augustana College? The school has a 69% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,012 out of 1,464 applicants were admitted making Augustana College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. Augustana College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1010-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
10%
SAT Scores for Augustana College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Augustana College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1300
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Augustana College typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 865. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1155 out of 1600. 10 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Augustana College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >79%
1155 to 1300 Avg + 69%-79%
1010 to 1155 Avg - 57%-69%
865 to 1010 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 865 Low <44%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Augustana College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Augustana College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 29
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Augustana College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Augustana College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Augustana College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >79%
26 to 29 Avg + 69%-79%
23 to 26 Avg - 57%-69%
20 to 23 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 20 Low <44%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.69
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Augustana College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Augustana College was 3.69 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Augustana College accepts 69% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Augustana College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 49% Good
3.50 to 3.75 26% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 11% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 9% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 4% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Augustana College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 804 660 1,464
Accepted 595 417 1,012
Acceptance Rate 74% 63% 69%
Enrolled 273 151 424
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 46% 36% 42%

Admission Requirements

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

Augustana 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 Augustana 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=219000 IPEDS survey data for Augustana College.