Augustana College

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Augustana College can be found in Sioux Falls, SD, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled each year at Augustana College.

A large majority of students at Augustana College scored between 21 (25th percentile) - 27 (75th percentile) on the ACT. We were able to estimate the Augustana College average GPA (3.13 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Roughly 70 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Augustana College, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 47 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Augustana College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Augustana College was reported as 68.1% in Fall 2013 with over 1,150 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Augustana College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Augustana College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Augustana College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 80.7%
  • 2010-2011: 83.1%
  • 2011-2012: 79.7%
  • 2012-2013: 75.6%
  • 2013-2014: 68.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 74.8%

How Does Augustana College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Augustana College is twenty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Sioux Falls96.9%
Dakota State University83.0%
Dordt College75.4%
Northwestern College76.1%
Mount Marty College72.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Augustana College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English22 - 27
Math21 - 28
Composite Score21 - 27
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