Augusta University

Augusta, GA 30912

Augusta University is one of the 29 public 4-year colleges in Georgia. Its campus is medium in size and located in Augusta. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 875 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 639 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 73%).

Every year 27% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Augusta University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $6,724, and fees were $1,880. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,726 and $1,880 respectively.


Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 14 149
Master's degree 0 0
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 3
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 4 38
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 2

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1926 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1971 - 05/31/2010
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
02/01/2011 - 02/01/2014



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT890 to 990
ACT20 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$220/credit
In State Students$220/credit
Out of State Students$710/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$215/credit
In State Students$215/credit
Out of State Students$731/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,900 $9,900 $31,950
ADN 70 $15,400 $15,400 $49,700
BSN 125 $27,500 $27,500 $88,750
FNP 50 $10,750 $10,750 $36,550
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of Augusta University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 39% $4,658
Other Federal Grant 6% $995
State Grant & Scholarships 21% $5,349
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 13% $9,915
Federal Student Loans 47% $4,932
Private Loans 4% $8,741


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,075
$30,001 to $48,000$15,251
$48,001 to $75,000$17,973
$75,001 to $110,000$19,722
Over $110,000$19,753

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Augusta University
1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta, GA 30912

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