Augustana College

Private, Four-years School Located in Rock Island, IL

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How much is the Augustana tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Augustana's tuition & fees is $49,834.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $64,160 when a student lives on-campus.

Augustana Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$49,834
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$11,782
On-campus Expenses$1,544
Off-campus Room & Board$11,782
Off-campus Expenses$1,544
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$53,767

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Augustana for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $220,098 at Augustana. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $276,499. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $127,120.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$51,829$65,457$30,282
Sophomore (2024-25)$53,903$67,842$31,258
Junior (2025-26)$56,061$70,316$32,268
Senior (2026-27)$58,305$72,884$33,313
4 Years Total$220,098$276,499$127,120
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$53,903$67,842$31,258
Sophomore (2025-26)$56,061$70,316$32,268
Junior (2026-27)$58,305$72,884$33,313
Senior (2027-28)$60,639$75,549$34,394
4 Years Total$228,909$286,591$131,232
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$56,061$70,316$32,268
Sophomore (2026-27)$58,305$72,884$33,313
Junior (2027-28)$60,639$75,549$34,394
Senior (2028-29)$63,066$78,315$35,512
4 Years Total$238,071$297,064$135,486
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$58,305$72,884$33,313
Sophomore (2027-28)$60,639$75,549$34,394
Junior (2028-29)$63,066$78,315$35,512
Senior (2029-30)$65,591$81,186$36,670
4 Years Total$247,601$307,933$139,888
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$60,639$75,549$34,394
Sophomore (2028-29)$63,066$78,315$35,512
Junior (2029-30)$65,591$81,186$36,670
Senior (2030-31)$68,216$84,166$37,868
4 Years Total$257,512$319,215$144,443

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Augustana' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $21,542.
In-StateOut-of-State
Augustana College$49,834
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois Four-years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Augustana and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Augustana CollegeRock Island, IL$49,834$34,660
Monmouth CollegeMonmouth, IL$43,520-
Illinois CollegeJacksonville, IL$37,470$9,200
Lake Forest CollegeLake Forest, IL$54,202$16,212
Principia CollegeElsah, IL$33,280-

Financial Aid and COA

At Augustana College, 2,317 students (99%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $33,822.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Augustana is $30,338 for students living on-campus and $30,338 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 648 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $34,946 and the average amount of student loans is $8,033.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$64,160
COA (off-campus)$64,160
Tuition & Fees$49,834
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,326
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,326
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$30,338
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$30,338
Average Financial Aid$33,822
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,31799%$33,822
Pell Grants50221%$4,710
Federal Student Loan1,40460%$6,664
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid648100%-
Grants or Scholarships647100%$34,946
Federal Grants14422%$5,231
Pell Grants14222%$4,740
Other Federal Grants14422%$557
State/Local Grants14022%$5,431
Institutional Grants647100%$32,607
Student Loan Aid37458%$8,033
Federal Student Loans36656%$5,275
Other Student Loans8613%$12,486

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Augustana's acceptance rate is 69.13%. A total of 6,640 applicants applied to and 4,590 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 649 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 14.14%.
To apply to Augustana, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and Admission test scores.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,6402,845$3,795
Admitted4,5901,882$2,708
Enrolled649309$340
Acceptance Rate69.13%66.15%71.36%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)14.14%16.42%12.56%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are recommended to apply to Augustana. Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th

Student Population

Augustana College has a total of 2,349 students including 2,318 undergraduate and 31 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,075 male students and 1,292 female students attending Augustana.
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,367 1,0751,292
Undergraduate2,338 1,0751,263
Graduate29 029

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address639 38th St, Rock Island, IL
Phone309-794-7000
WEBwww.augustana.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered76 Programs
Graduate Program Offered1 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate61.22%
Yield13.91%
Student Population2,349
Graduation Rate77%
Retention Rate81%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties195 (Full-time), 60 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs529 (Full-time), 129 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$72,495
Average Staff Salary$51,606