Tool December 2017

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Augustana College (Rock Island, IL)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 5.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 91.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 25.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 6.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 31%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 29.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 15.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 44%
ACT score 24-29: 54.00%
ACT score 30-36: 14.00%
ACT score 24+: 68.00%
Students applied: 6,587
Students admitted: 3,400
Admission rate: 52%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 71%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 89%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,080
Full-time enrolled women: 1,443
Part-time enrolled men: 7
Part-time enrolled women: 7
Total enrollment: 2,537

COSTS

Tuition: $39,690
Room and board: $10,314
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $1,218
Total cost: $52,222
Cost after need-based aid: $28,778
Cost after non-need-based aid: $32,818
Average debt at graduation: $33,547

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 85%
Average need-based aid: $23,444
Average non-need-based aid: $19,404
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
550
Average aid package: $29,389
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,883
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 74%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
84%
% receiving student loans: 75%