Below are answers to some of Augustana's frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding tuition & fees:
On an annual basis, Augustana University administrators, faculty and student leaders assess tuition and revenue and make recommendations for the next year to the Board of Trustees. Augustana’s main goal is to continue to provide our students with an exceptional educational experience and learning environment. Ultimately, the Board of Trustees approves tuition costs for each academic year.
When compared to our Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) peer institutions and regional peer institutions, Augustana University falls slightly below average in cost of tuition and fees.
Though we try to avoid it as much as possible, In keeping with inflation, Augustana’s tuition does increase. Generally, increases are 3-4%, and we make every effort to let students and their families know as far in advance as possible so they can plan accordingly.