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Augustana College Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Augustana College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 952 out of 1,463 applicants or 65% were admitted making Augustana College a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Augustana College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 792 671 1,463
Accepted 556 396 952
Acceptance Rate 70% 59% 65%
Enrolled 230 137 367
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 41% 35% 39%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Augustana College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Augustana College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 23 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Augustana College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 935. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1225 out of 1600. 10 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1080 1370
SAT Reading 530 680
SAT Math 550 690
ACT Composite 23 28
ACT English 22 29
ACT Math 23 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >78%
25 to 28 Avg + 65%-78%
23 to 25 Avg - 55%-65%
21 to 23 Reach 44%-55%
Less than 21 Low <44%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1370 and Above Good >76%
1225 to 1370 Avg + 65%-76%
1080 to 1225 Avg - 52%-65%
935 to 1080 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 935 Low <39%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Augustana College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Augustana College was 3.69 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Augustana College accepts 65% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 49% Good
3.50 to 3.75 26% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 11% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 9% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 4% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Augustana College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219000 IPEDS survey data for Augustana College.