Augusta University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,382
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$13,381
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
6.18%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
74.6%
2,420 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
8,220
80.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
27.4%
216 Graduates

About

Augusta University is a higher education institution located in Richmond County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Augusta University were Registered Nursing (163 degrees awarded), General Psychology (75 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (68 degrees).

In 2017, 1,869 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Augusta University. 65% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,127 degrees), 3.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (339 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Augusta University is $6,382, which is $-20,118 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Augusta University is $6,382, which is $-20,118 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,381.

In 2017, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,382
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Augusta University was $6,382. The cost of tuition at Augusta University is $-20,118 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$13,381
2017 Value
1.53%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Augusta University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,381. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Augusta University grew by 1.53%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,128
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Augusta University was of $13,128 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at Augusta University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.14% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.18%
2016 Default Rate
158
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Augusta University was 6.18%, which represents 158 out of the 2555 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Augusta University received 2,420 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.77% annual growth. Out of those 2,420 applicants, 1,805 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.6% acceptance rate.

There were 8,220 students enrolled at Augusta University in 2017, and 83% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Augusta University has an overall enrollment yield of 48.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1,805
Accepted Out of 2,420

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Augusta University was 74.6% (1,805 admissions from 2,420 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 77.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.77%, while admissions grew by 2.15%.

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SAT Scores

83%
Submission Percentage
730
Scores Submitted

83% of enrolled first-time students at Augusta University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Augusta University has a total enrollment of 8,220 students. The full-time enrollment at Augusta University is 6,632 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,588. This means that 80.7% of students enrolled at Augusta University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Augusta University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.9% White, 20.6% Black or African American, 8.73% Asian, 6.69% Hispanic or Latino, 4.77% Two or More Races, 0.158% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.134% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Augusta University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.8%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Black or African American Female (18.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (35.7%), followed by White Male (22.9%) and Black or African American Female (7.81%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Augusta University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,220 students. The full-time enrollment at Augusta University is 6,632 and the part-time enrollment is 1,588. This means that 80.7% of students enrolled at Augusta University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Augusta University was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Augusta University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,513
  2. Black or African American
    1,694
  3. Asian
    718

The enrolled student population at Augusta University is 54.9% White, 20.6% Black or African American, 8.73% Asian, 6.69% Hispanic or Latino, 4.77% Two or More Races, 0.158% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.134% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 186 students (2.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 561 more women than men received degrees from Augusta University. The majority of degree recipients at Augusta University are white (1,127 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (339 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Augusta University is Registered Nursing (163 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (75 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (68 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Augusta University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (75 degrees awarded), Health (931 degrees), and History (24 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Augusta University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,076,073 people), Registered nurses (1,397,059 people), Secondary school teachers (353,218 people), Education administrators (330,174 people), and Other managers (253,114 people).

The most specialized majors at Augusta University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (75 degrees awarded), Health (931 degrees), History (24 degrees), Education (180 degrees), and Psychology (96 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Augusta University are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Augusta University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (75 degrees awarded), Health (931 degrees), History (24 degrees), Education (180 degrees), and Psychology (96 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Augusta University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,282,155 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,715,007 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (543,521 people), Outpatient care centers (381,857 people), and Offices of physicians (259,951 people).

The most specialized majors at Augusta University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (75 degrees awarded), Health (931 degrees), History (24 degrees), Education (180 degrees), and Psychology (96 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Augusta University.
Most Common
  1. 163 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 75 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 68 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Augusta University was Registered Nursing with 163 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 654
  2. 1,215

In 2017, 654 degrees were awarded to men at Augusta University, which is 0.538 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,215).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 119 degrees were awarded to men at Augusta University in Medicine, which is 1.28 times more than the 93 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 242 degrees were awarded to women at Augusta University in Registered Nursing, which is 6.05 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 6% of students graduating from Augusta University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Augusta University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (60% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.85% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,127 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    339 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    103 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Augusta University is white (1,127 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (339 degrees).

4.55% of degree recipients (85 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    727 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    400 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    239 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Augusta University is white female (727 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (400 degrees).

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Operations

Augusta University has an endowment valued at nearly $247M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.97M (0.799%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Augusta University had a total salary expenditure of $844M. Augusta University employs 155 Assistant professors, 116 Associate professors, and 73 Professors. Most academics at Augusta University are Female Assistant professors (94), Male Assistant professors(61), and Female Associate professors (59).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Augusta University are: Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 906 employees, Service, with 507 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 504 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$247M
2017 Endowment
9.3%
growth from 2016

Augusta University has an endowment valued at about $247M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Augusta University grew 9.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $39.9M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $57M - Federal
  2. $16.3M - State
  3. $103k - Local

As of 2017, Augusta University received $57M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $16.3M from state grants and contracts, and $103k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$410M
2017 Salaries
2.39%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Augusta University paid a median of $410M in salaries, which represents 48.5% of their overall expenditure ($844M) and a 2.39% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.12% growth from 2015 and a 0.595% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$38.4M
Instructional Salaries
424
Number of Employees

In 2017, Augusta University paid a total of $38.4M to 424 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.37% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
155 Employees
Healthcare Practioners and Technical
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
906 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Augusta University were Assistant professor with 155 employees; Associate professor with 116 employees; and Associate professor with 73 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Augusta University were Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 906 employees; Service with 507 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 504 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Augusta University was Female Assistant professor with 94 employees, Male Assistant professor with 61 employees, and Female Associate professor with 59 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Augusta University.

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