Saint Augustine's University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,890
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$17,898
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
22.3%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
73.4%
3,086 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
899
95.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
30.8%
127 Graduates

About

Saint Augustine's University is a higher education institution located in Wake County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Saint Augustine's University were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (20 degrees awarded), Sport & Fitness Management (11 degrees), and General Psychology (7 degrees).

In 2019, 92 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Augustine's University. 48.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (82 degrees), 20.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (4 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Augustine's University is $12,890, which is $−14,390 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Augustine's University is $12,890, which is $−14,390 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,898.

In 2019, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 84% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,890
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Saint Augustine's University was $12,890. The cost of tuition at Saint Augustine's University is $−14,390 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$17,898
2019 Value
30.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Saint Augustine's University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,898. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Saint Augustine's University grew by 30.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,896
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Augustine's University was of $7,896 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 3.39% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
84%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Saint Augustine's University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.03% with respect to 2018, when 97% 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.
22.3%
2017 Default Rate
96
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Augustine's University was 22.3%, which represents 96 out of the 430 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Saint Augustine's University received 3,086 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 33.8% annual decline. Out of those 3,086 applicants, 2,265 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.4% acceptance rate.

There were 899 students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University in 2019, and 52% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Augustine's University has an overall enrollment yield of 11.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,265
Accepted Out of 3,086

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Augustine's University was 73.4% (2,265 admissions from 3,086 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 63.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −33.8%, while admissions declined by −23.4%.

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SAT Scores

52%
Submission Percentage
139
Scores Submitted

52% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Augustine's University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint Augustine's University has a total enrollment of 899 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Augustine's University is 862 students and the part-time enrollment is 37. This means that 95.9% of students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Augustine's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93.1% Black or African American, 0.445% Hispanic or Latino, 0.445% White, 0.222% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (51.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (41.3%) and White Male (0.348%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Augustine's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 899 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Augustine's University is 862 and the part-time enrollment is 37. This means that 95.9% of students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2019 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 Saint Augustine's University was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Saint Augustine's University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    837
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4
  3. White
    4

The enrolled student population at Saint Augustine's University is 93.1% Black or African American, 0.445% Hispanic or Latino, 0.445% White, 0.222% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 20 students (2.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 2 fewer women than men received degrees from Saint Augustine's University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Saint Augustine's University is black or african american (82 degrees awarded). There were 20.5 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (4 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Augustine's University is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (20 degrees awarded), followed by Sport & Fitness Management (11 degrees) and General Psychology (7 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Augustine's University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 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 Saint Augustine's University are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (383,616 people), Other managers (374,539 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (192,250 people), Police officers (179,238 people), and Chief executives & legislators (160,627 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees), Social Sciences (11 degrees), and Communications (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Dentists, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees), Social Sciences (11 degrees), and Communications (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Justice, public order, & safety activities (519,677 people), Elementary & secondary schools (510,389 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (391,107 people), Legal services (317,879 people), and Computer Systems Design (268,812 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees), Social Sciences (11 degrees), and Communications (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 11 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 7 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Augustine's University was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 20 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

47
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
45
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Augustine's University, which is 1.04 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (45).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Augustine's University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 4.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 12 degrees were awarded to women at Saint Augustine's University in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.5 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 22% of students graduating from Saint Augustine's University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% 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.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (35.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saint Augustine's University is Female and Black or African American (35.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 1.57% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    82 degrees awarded
  2. White
    4 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Augustine's University is black or african american (82 degrees awarded). There were 20.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (4 degrees).

1.09% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Male
    42 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Saint Augustine's University is black or african american male (42 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (40 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Augustine's University has an endowment valued at nearly $20.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $8.43M (41%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Saint Augustine's University had a total salary expenditure of $31M. Saint Augustine's University employs 38 Assistant professors, 14 Associate professors, and 11 Instructors. Most academics at Saint Augustine's University are Male Assistant professors (20), Female Assistant professors(18), and Male Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University are: Service, with 38 employees, Management, with 29 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.6M
2019 Endowment
11.8%
growth from 2018

Saint Augustine's University has an endowment valued at about $20.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Augustine's University grew 11.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $20.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.92M - Federal
  2. $749k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Saint Augustine's University received $4.92M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $749k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.2M
2019 Salaries
7.49%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Saint Augustine's University paid a median of $10.2M in salaries, which represents 32.9% of their overall expenditure ($31M) and a 7.49% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.22% growth from 2017 and a 9.66% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.77M
Instructional Salaries
68
Number of Employees

In 2019, Saint Augustine's University paid a total of $3.77M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University were Assistant professor with 38 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University were Service with 38 employees; Management with 29 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University was Male Assistant professor with 20 employees, Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Saint Augustine's University.

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