Saint Augustine’s University (St. Aug)

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Saint Augustine's University is a historically black college found in Raleigh, NC. Saint Augustine's University has only around 900 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores to Saint Augustine's University. A score in the range of 770 - 910 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 73% with 12% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall St. Aug Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Saint Augustine's University was reported as 73.4% in Fall 2020 with over 3,090 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 slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 72.7%
  • 2017-2018: 76.2%
  • 2018-2019: 63.4%
  • 2019-2020: 73.4%
  • Projected St. Aug Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 66.0%

How Does St. Aug Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for St. Aug is twenty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
William Peace University50.6%
Bennett College for Women59.0%
Averett University65.0%
Salem College80.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to St. Aug (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading390 - 460
Math380 - 450
Total Score770 - 910
ACT®Score Range
English11 - 15
Math14 - 17
Composite Score13 - 17
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