Saint Augustine’s University (St. Aug)

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Saint Augustine's University is a historically black college found in Raleigh, NC. St. Aug has an enrollment of approximately a thousand students.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores to Saint Augustine's University. A score in the range of 665 - 858 on the SAT exam, or 13 - 17 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the St. Aug average GPA (2.36 - 2.72) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 67% with 19% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall St. Aug Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Saint Augustine's University was reported as 67.4% in Fall 2013 with over 2,560 college applications submitted to St. Aug. 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

  • St. Aug ACT Scores: 13 - 17
  • St. Aug Average GPA: 2.36 - 2.72

How Hard Is It to Get into Saint Augustine's University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Saint Augustine's University have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants 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 Saint Augustine's University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 50.1%
  • 2010-2011: 36.5%
  • 2011-2012: 60.1%
  • 2012-2013: 47.1%
  • 2013-2014: 67.4%
  • Projected St. Aug Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 55.8%

How Does St. Aug Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for St. Aug is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
William Peace University90.9%
Shaw University54.5%
Meredith College62.3%
Barton College41.8%
Methodist University61.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Recommended
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • 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 St. Aug (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English11 - 16
Math15 - 18
Composite Score13 - 17
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