Augusta University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,892
2022 Average Net Price
$13,572
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.74%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
85.5%
5,191 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
9,140
80.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
50.1%
399 Graduates

About

Augusta University is a higher education institution located in Richmond County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Augusta University were Medicine (225 degrees awarded), Nursing School (93 degrees), and Dentistry (91 degrees).

In 2022, 2,543 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Augusta University. 69.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,444 degrees), 2.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (568 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Augusta University is $6,892, which is $−23,258 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Augusta University is $6,892, which is $−23,258 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,572.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending Augusta University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,892
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Augusta University was $6,892. The cost of tuition at Augusta University is $−23,258 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$13,572
2022 Value
8.69%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Augusta University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,572. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Augusta University grew by 8.69%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,675
Room and Board
$1,240
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Augusta University was of $9,675 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 9.94% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,240. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 38% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Augusta University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.2% with respect to 2021, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.74%
2019 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Augusta University was 1.74%, which represents 36 out of the 2064 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Augusta University received 5,191 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4.61% annual growth. Out of those 5,191 applicants, 4,440 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.5% acceptance rate.

There were 9,140 students enrolled at Augusta University in 2022. 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Augusta University has an overall enrollment yield of 23.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
4,440
Accepted Out of 5,191

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Augusta University was 85.5% (4,440 admissions from 5,191 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 73.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4.61%, while admissions grew by 11.3%..

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SAT Scores

78%
Submission Percentage (2022)
814
Scores Submitted (2022)

78% of enrolled first-time students at Augusta University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Augusta University had a total enrollment of 9,140 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Augusta University is 7,391 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,749. This means that 80.9% of students enrolled at Augusta University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Augusta University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.1% White, 22.9% Black or African American, 9.78% Asian, 8.29% Hispanic or Latino, 4.63% Two or More Races, 0.142% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.12% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Augusta University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (19.6%) and White Male (17.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.8%), followed by White Male (18.7%) and Black or African American Female (11.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Augusta University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,140 students. The full-time enrollment at Augusta University is 7,391 and the part-time enrollment is 1,749. This means that 80.9% of students enrolled at Augusta University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2022 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 (84%), Augusta University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,669 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    2,094 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    894 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Augusta University is 51.1% White, 22.9% Black or African American, 9.78% Asian, 8.29% Hispanic or Latino, 4.63% Two or More Races, 0.142% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.12% 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 Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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, 154 students (1.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 973 more women than men received degrees from Augusta University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Augusta University is white (1,444 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (568 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Augusta University is Medicine (225 degrees awarded), followed by Nursing School (93 degrees) and Dentistry (91 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Education (472 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (97 degrees), and Health (1,074 degrees).

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 (1,626,740 people), Registered nurses (1,462,597 people), Software developers (562,468 people), Secondary school teachers (493,819 people), and Education administrators (283,078 people).

The most specialized majors at Augusta University in 2022 are Education (472 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (97 degrees), Health (1,074 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (197 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Augusta University are Education (472 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (97 degrees), Health (1,074 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (197 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (3,000,447 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,696,221 people), Computer Systems Design (637,261 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (466,797 people), and Outpatient care centers (324,873 people).

The most specialized majors at Augusta University are Education (472 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (97 degrees), Health (1,074 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (197 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 193 degrees awarded
  2. 101 degrees awarded
  3. 89 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Augusta University was Registered Nursing with 193 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

785
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,758
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 785 degrees were awarded to men at Augusta University, which is 0.447 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,758).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 110 degrees were awarded to men at Augusta University in Medicine, which is 0.957 times less than the 115 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 282 degrees were awarded to men at Augusta University in Registered Nursing, which is 6.41 times more than the 44 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% of students graduating from Augusta University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Augusta University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 2.01% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,444 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    568 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    206 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Augusta University is white (1,444 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (568 degrees).

1.18% of degree recipients (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    998 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    446 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    426 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Augusta University is white female (998 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (446 degrees).

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Operations

Augusta University has an endowment valued at nearly $329M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−0.781%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Augusta University had a total salary expenditure of 818M. Augusta University employs 178 Assistant professors, 114 Associate professors and 83 Professors. Most academics at Augusta University are Female Assistant professor (109), Male Assistant professor (69), and Female Associate professor (60).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Augusta University are: Service, with 373 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 347 employees, and Management with 283 employees.

Endowment

$329M
2022 Endowment
10.9%
decline from 2021

Augusta University has an endowment valued at about $329M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Augusta University declined 10.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $44M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $75.8M - Federal
  2. $20.1M - State
  3. $35.9k - Local

As of 2022, Augusta University received $75.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $20.1M from state grants and contracts, and $35.9k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$482M
2022 Salaries
2.19%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Augusta University paid a median of $482M in salaries, which represents 58.9% of their overall expenditure ($818M) and a 2.19% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$45.7M
Instructional Salaries
469
Number of Employees

In 2022, Augusta University paid a total of $45.7M to 469 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.49% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
178 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
373 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Augusta University were Assistant professor with 178 employees, Associate professor with 114 employees, and Professor with 83 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Augusta University were Service with 373 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 347 employees, and Management with 283 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Augusta University was Female Assistant professor with 109 employees, Male Assistant professor with 69 employees, and Female Associate professor with 60 employees.

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

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