Augsburg University is a liberal arts institution in Minneapolis. Augsburg University was started in September 1869 and was moved to Minneapolis in 1872. It also offers classes at another location in Rochester. Currently, 3,389 students are enrolled in the university.
Apart from the U.S, Augsburg offers admission to students from 47 nations to study in the USA. Augsburg University has featured as one of the “Best Value Colleges or Universities, Minnesota”.
Augsburg University has received several recognitions. Augsburg University has ranked-
|Type of University||Private|
|Number of undergraduate seats||2159|
|Number of postgraduate seats||857|
|Percentage of international students||2.5%|
|Basic tuition fee for undergraduate courses (full time)||40,376 USD (per year)(for 2020-2021)|
|Basic tuition fee for postgraduate courses||509 USD – 1,162 USD (per credit) (for 2020-2021)|
|Test scores accepted||TOEFL, IELTS, SAT|
Augsburg University offers programs in the fields of BA, BS, BM, MA, MBA, MFA, MS, MSW, and DNP degrees. It offers undergraduate education for adults and professional courses other than regular undergraduate (day) courses and graduate programs.
The primary campus of Augsburg University in Minneapolis is spread over an area of 24 acres. It surrounds the Murphy Square and is quite close to the Mississipi River and Seven Corners Theatre district. The location is well connected to the greater Twin Cities area by bus routes and light rail transit lines. In Rochester, the university offers classes at Bethel Lutheran Church near downtown.
In Augsburg University, 44% of the students opt for on-campus housing out of which 65% of the residents are first-year students. Students can also opt to live off-campus and search for housing in the US. There are five residence halls – Anderson Hall, Luther Hall, Mortensen Hall, Oren Gateway Center, and Urness Hall. All residential halls offer Wi-Fi facilities and free laundry among other benefits.
First-year students applying to Augsburg University have to fill up a Common Application online. Applications are accepted for Spring and Fall sessions. Graduate applicants have to apply separately for their respective chosen programs.
How to Apply – Common App/ University Application Portal
|Test||Required Minimum Score|
|SAT||570 in Evidence-based Reading and Writing|
|ACT||22 in English and Reading|
|Duo-Lingo English test||105|
UG Cost of Attendance: The estimated annual direct expenses that a student has to incur at Augsburg University are mentioned below:
|Annual UG Tuition Fee||40,376 USD|
|Meal Plan||5,145 USD|
|Course Fees||100 USD|
Tuition Fees for Graduate Programs:
|Program||Tuition Fee(per credit)|
|MA in Nursing||759 USD|
|MA in Fine Arts||719 USD|
|MA in Education/ Teaching||509 USD|
Housing Expenses at Augsburg University: The housing charges and meal plans are tabulated below,
|Residence Halls||Cost(per year)|
|Anderson Hall||6,340 USD – 8,224 USD|
|Luther Hall||7,168 USD – 11,708 USD|
|Mortensen Hall||6,340 USD – 11,228 USD|
|Open Gateway Centre||8,170 USD – 11,708 USD|
|Urness Hall||5,740 USD – 7,352 USD|
The meal plan expenses at Augsburg University are estimated to be between 4090 USD – 4996 USD per year according to the meal plan chosen by the student.
Augsburg University offers scholarships to study in the USA for graduate and undergraduate students. International students in the first year can avail of international scholarships that are awarded to all degree-seeking students.
Name of the Scholarship – International Regents Scholarships
Value – 30,000 USD per year for on-campus residents/ 25,000 USD for off-campus students
Application – No application is required as all incoming foreign students in the first year are eligible.
The International Regents Scholarship
Augsburg University has an alumni strength of about 29,000. The alumni members can avail the following benefits –
Some of the notable alumni of Augsburg university are:
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$39,295 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Augsburg University Enrollment||4194|
|Average Graduation Rate||60.4%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$39,295 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$26,520 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,200 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$9,939 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$2,500 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$17,692 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$2,500 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$4,000 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,000 / Year|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Music Programs||National Association of Schools of Music|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary