2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$24,472

Net Price

69%

Admitted

14%

Enrolled

79%

Graduation Rate

11/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Augustana College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 2,367. In 2021, there were 46 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #11 in Illinois and ranks #291 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

46

Total Enrollment

2,367

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for Augustana College

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#11

Illinois Rank

Combining ranking factors for 53 schools that offer psychology degrees in Illinois, Augustana College ranks #11.

#291

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Augustana College ranks #291.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Augustana College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology46
Total Graduates46
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 6,640 students applied to the Augustana College. The university admitted 69% and 14% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Illinois universities is 7,762. On average, all Illinois institutions admit 71% and 26% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Augustana College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 85%. Compared to all Illinois four or more years colleges, the percentage is 72%.

The overall graduation rate for Augustana College is 79%, compared to 57% for all Illinois universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare AC to Illinois Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Augustana College to the average of all Illinois four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

AC

6,640

Applicants

69%

Percent Admitted

14%

Percent Enrolled

85%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

79%

Graduation Rate

IL Colleges

7,762

Applicants

71%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

57%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 197 or 75% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 67 or 25% part-time faculty members employed at Augustana College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 197 or 75%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

AC

11 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

75%

Percent Full-Time

25%

Percent Part-Time

75%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

IL Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

51%

Percent Full-Time

49%

Percent Part-Time

49%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Augustana College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $46,039, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,000.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $33,000 and the average cost for graduate fees is $150.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Augustana College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Augustana College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,830
On-Campus Living Expenses$1,200
Total Living Expenses$13,030
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$46,039
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,000
Total Undergraduate Expenses$60,069
In-State, Graduate Tuition$33,000
In-State, Graduate Fees$150
Total Graduate Expenses$33,150
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Augustana College is $24,472. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Augustana College to all Illinois universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

AC

$60,069

Cost to Attend

$32,078

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$24,472

Net Price

IL Colleges

$38,884

Cost to Attend

$15,853

Average Financial Aid

89%

Percent Receiving Aid

$16,618

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 543 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 2,367 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $32,078.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid2,367$32,078
Pell Grants545$4,694
Federal Student Loans1,491$6,662
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Augustana College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

AC

2,367

Grant or Scholarship Aid

54%

Grants or Scholarships

545

Number of Pell Grants

12%

Pell Grants

1,491

Federal Student Loans

34%

Federal Student Loans

IL Colleges

3,454

Grant or Scholarship Aid

52%

Grants or Scholarships

1,580

Number of Pell Grants

24%

Pell Grants

1,665

Federal Student Loans

25%

Federal Student Loans

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