Tool December 2016

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Augustana College (Rock Island, IL)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 7.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 95.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 40.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 5.71%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 45.71%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 37.78%
SAT I Math score 700+: 17.78%
SAT I Math score 600+: 55.56%
ACT score 24-29: 54.01%
ACT score 30-36: 15.54%
ACT score 24+: 69.55%
Students applied: 6,712
Students admitted: 3,312
Admission rate: 49%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 70.5%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 86%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,037
Full-time enrolled women: 1,423
Part-time enrolled men: 10
Part-time enrolled women: 8
Total enrollment: 2,478

COSTS

Tuition: $39,621
Room and board: $10,037
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $0
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 85%
Average need-based aid: $21,738
Average non-need-based aid: $18,042
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
93
Average aid package: $76
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,892
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 76%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
93%
% receiving student loans: 77%