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

$23,871

Net Price

76%

Admitted

20%

Enrolled

58%

Graduation Rate

13/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Augsburg University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 3,166. In 2021, there were 172 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #27 in Minnesota and ranks #911 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

172

Total Enrollment

3,166

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for Augsburg University

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#27

Minnesota Rank

Combining ranking factors for 32 schools that offer psychology degrees in Minnesota, Augsburg University ranks #27.

#911

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Augsburg University ranks #911.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Augsburg University offers Biopsychology, Clinical Psychology, Counseling and Applied Psychology, General Psychology, Research Psychology, Social Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Social Work.

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

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Biopsychology8
Clinical Psychology11
Counseling and Applied Psychology11
General Psychology38
Research Psychology1
Social Psychology1
Social Work2379
Total Graduates9379
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) – PsyD Doctoral programs

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 3,525 students applied to the Augsburg University. The university admitted 76% and 20% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Minnesota universities is 4,703. On average, all Minnesota institutions admit 73% and 26% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Augsburg University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 69%. Compared to all Minnesota four or more years colleges, the percentage is 70%.

The overall graduation rate for Augsburg University is 58%, compared to 63% for all Minnesota universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 7%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare AU to Minnesota Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Augsburg University to the average of all Minnesota 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.

AU

3,525

Applicants

76%

Percent Admitted

20%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

58%

Graduation Rate

MN Colleges

4,703

Applicants

73%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

70%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

63%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 169 or 51% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 164 or 49% part-time faculty members employed at Augsburg University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 169 or 51%.

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.

AU

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

51%

Percent Full-Time

49%

Percent Part-Time

51%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

MN Colleges

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

54%

Percent Full-Time

46%

Percent Part-Time

53%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Augsburg University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $40,277, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,200.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $13,500 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Augsburg University 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 Augsburg University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,222
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,500
Total Living Expenses$13,722
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$40,277
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,200
Total Undergraduate Expenses$55,199
In-State, Graduate Tuition$13,500
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$13,500
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Augsburg University is $23,871. 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 Augsburg University to all Minnesota 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.

AU

$55,199

Cost to Attend

$27,261

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$23,871

Net Price

MN Colleges

$37,591

Cost to Attend

$15,455

Average Financial Aid

93%

Percent Receiving Aid

$19,480

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 557 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 2,391 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $27,261.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid2,391$27,261
Pell Grants1,269$4,831
Federal Student Loans1,857$6,838
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Augsburg University 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.

AU

2,391

Grant or Scholarship Aid

43%

Grants or Scholarships

1,269

Number of Pell Grants

23%

Pell Grants

1,857

Federal Student Loans

34%

Federal Student Loans

MN Colleges

3,049

Grant or Scholarship Aid

50%

Grants or Scholarships

1,165

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

1,853

Federal Student Loans

31%

Federal Student Loans

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