Augsburg College
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Augsburg College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,487 applications and only 1,574 students were granted admission. Augsburg College is at the #43 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 96% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 4% submitted SAT scores.

Fall 2016 Admitted Students ACT Scores

Out of the total 477 enrollees 456 students submitted ACT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
English 18 24
Math 18 25
Composite 19 25

Fall 2016 Admitted Students SAT Scores

Out of the total 477 enrollees 18 students submitted SAT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
Critical Reading 450 610
Math 460 590
Combined (Math + Reading) 910 1200

Admission Requirements and Recommendations

Augsburg College uses the following list of admission requirements and recommended documents when evaluating students applications. All documents listed under the "Required" sections must be submitted with your application but those listed under the "Recommended" section are optional.

Please double check with the school to verify the current and complete admission requirements.


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)


  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

  • Secondary school rank
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Fall 2016 Applicants Statistics

The following table details the number of students who applied, admitted and erolled in Augsburg College, in Fall 2016.
Men Women Total National Avg.
Applicants 1,461 2,026 3,487
Admitted students 645 929 1,574
Enrolled students 230 247 477
Acceptance rate 44.1% 45.9% 45.1% 64%
Yield 35.7% 26.6% 30.3% 35%

Accepted Credits

The following table outlines which college prepartory work and life expreaince will earn you credits at Augsburg College.

Advanced placement (AP) credits
Dual credit (college credit earned while in high school)
Credit for life experiences

Admission Deadlines

May 1

  • Students must reply to acceptance offer

June 1

  • Housing deposit

July 15

  • Fall application

August 1

  • SAT Reasoning / ACT scores
  • SAT Subject score
  • Transfer application (priority)

August 15

  • Transfer application (regular)

November 1

  • Applicants notification date

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Augsburg College.

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2.6 mile away
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3.8 mile away
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4.1 mile away