About Augsburg University
On Campus Housing
Augsburg University, which is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota is a private, Evangelical Lutheran Church university. Interestingly, Augsburg University has an ethnically diverse student population. At AU around 44% are white, 19% are Black or African American, and 12% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 82% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 56% of the students are females and 44% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Devean George, Peter Agre, Lute Olson, and Martin Olav Sabo. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At AU, 272 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACICS (Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), and HLC Higher Learning Commission.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a university plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right university. It helps them assess the university's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Augsburg University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to AU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $57,343. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($39,955), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($10,556), and budget for other expenses ($2,500). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$72,225 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by AU. At AU, $10,556 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Augsburg University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,930 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 44% male and 56% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at AU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Augsburg University is around $20,444 and the federal grant is $5,406. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $5,558 as well as institutional aid worth $20,444. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Augsburg University add up to $8,099,925 per year.