Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Augustana College (Rock Island, IL)

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Augustana College is ranked 75 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 170 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 7%
Applicants who took ACT 95%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+6%
600-69940%
600+46%

SAT Math Score

700+18%
600-69938%
600+56%

ACT Score

30-3616%
24-2954%
24+70%

Students applied6,712
Students admitted3,312
Admission rate49%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate71%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$39,621
Fees$0
Room and board$10,037
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$50,658

Cost after need-based aid$28,920
Cost after non-need-based aid$32,616

Average debt at graduation$35,488

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$47,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met85%
Average need-based aid$21,738
Average non-need-based aid$18,042

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,478

Full-Time

Men1,037
Women1,423

Part-Time

Men10
Women8

Freshmen retained86%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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