Augustana University
Sioux Falls, SD, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$18,446
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$16,565
$30k - $48k
$14,344
$48k - $75k
$15,453
$75k - $110k
$18,575
$110k+
$21,575
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$33,018
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$33,018
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,248
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Financial Aid: visit page
Financial Aid Email: [email protected]

Aid & Grants

0
100
89%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
19%
Average Aid Per Year
$21,816
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
19%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,883
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$20,157
Students receiving state aid
28%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$1,457
Students receiving federal aid
21%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,883
Average Grant & Scholarship By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$24,116
$30k - $48k
$26,337
$48k - $75k
$25,228
$75k - $110k
$22,106
$110k+
$19,106
Total Needs Based Scholarships/Grants Total amount of grant or scholarship aid awarded to all undergraduates from the federal government, state/local government, the institution, and other sources known to the institution.
$1,617,070
Total Non-Need-Based Scholarships/Grants
$12,240,986

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
62%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,747
Students receiving federal loans
62%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$6,719
Average Other Loans Per Year
$10,856
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$23,259
Loan Default Rate
3%
US National: 7%
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$286

What Students Are Saying

4.36 Average Rating
Augustana is pretty expensive, but the education and overall experience I'm getting here is invaluable.
Stephanie from Onawa, IA
Augustana has its bang for the buck. Everything that ague has is well worth what you pay. This college is amazing in everyday.
Sonora from Westminster, CO
It is pricey to go to Augie, but it is worth it. The education that you get from Augie is a good one. The professors care about you as individuals. They get to know you by name and try to help you do your best in their classes.
We have some of the best programs in the country for the sciences, the arts, and Sign Language Interpreting (my major).
Michal from Sioux Falls, SD
Even though Augie is on the pricey side it is totally worth it. The professors get to know you in every class, and also have their doors open for students to just stop in. The classes are worth the price. The professors have experience in their fields, and know what they are talking about!
Jen
augustana is very expensive, but they offer plenty of scholarships and grants to help with the cost. in the long run, spending the money to get a well rounded education is money well spent. also, there are lots of other scholarships through websites you can apply for.
Sally from Sioux Falls, SD
Augustana College is one of the most inexpensive private, liberal art schools in the country. They strive to make the school affordable for each an every student. Additional expenses such as parking are a hidden bargain. Also, remember, cost of living in Sioux Falls is very reasonable. Think of down the road when you want to live off campus-reason rent is always available in Sioux Falls.
Mallory from Yankton, SD
Augustana, like all private schools, seems to be pretty spendy. It appears that there are plenty of scholarships for the over-achieving students.
Anonymous
It is pricey, but in my personal opinion, it could not be more worth it. Job placement percentages are off the charts compared to other schools.
Tessa from Rapid City, SD