Saint Augustine's University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Saint Augustine's University Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 73%, Saint Augustine's University accepts the majority of students each year. Those with good grades and test scores within or above the ranges listed below are likely to be admitted. To apply, prospective students will need to submit an application online, high school transcripts, and scores from the SAT or the ACT. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the admissions office at Saint Augustine's.

Admissions Data (2016):

Saint Augustine's University Description:

Saint Augustine’s University is a private, historically Black, four-year liberal arts university located in downtown Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina. Raleigh is home to several other colleges: Meredith CollegeNorth Carolina State University, Shaw University and William Peace University. SAU is affiliated with the Episcopal Church, and the 105-acre campus is both smoke- and alcohol-free. Students can choose from 25 majors offered through the university's six schools: Applied Health and Medical Science; Business and Technology; Continuing Education; Liberal Arts and Education; Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering; and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Business, health, and social science fields tend to be the most popular among undergraduates. Academics are supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio and small classes. Students find plenty to do on campus with over 50 clubs and organizations ranging from service groups, academic clubs, music and dance groups, and academic honor societies. Athletics are also popular at SAU. The Saint Augustine's University Falcons compete in the NCAA Division II Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association. The university fields seven men's and seven women's intercollegiate sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 944 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 54% Male / 46% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $17,890
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,246
  • Other Expenses: $5,280
  • Total Cost: $32,416

Saint Augustine's University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 95%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $10,414
    • Loans: $11,092

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Human Performance and Wellness, Organizational Management, Psychology, Sociology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 55%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 36%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 18%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 23%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Bowling, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Cross Country, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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