Admission Requirements


Augustana believes in a holistic review of admission candidates.  We do, however, identify the following as minimum expectations of first-year applicants:

  • ACT Composite of 20 (SAT of 950). Augustana average: 26
  • Top half of your graduating class
  • Grade Point Average of 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale). Augustana average: 3.68.
  • Writing competency as demonstrated by admission essay
  • Official transcript, which shows evidence of a college preparatory program of study, including a recommended curriculum of:
    • 4 years of English
    • 3 years of math
    • 3 years of science
    • 2 years of foreign language
    • 2 years of social science

Students who have completed the General Education Development Exam (GED) must score a minimum of 500 on each of the five GED tests. They are also expected to submit the results of the PSAT, ACT, or SAT exams.

Transfer students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 (on a 4.0 scale).