Augusta University

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School Overview

Augusta State University (ASU) and Georgia Health Sciences University (GHSU) consolidated in September of 2015 to form Augusta University. Augusta University, like its predecessors, is a public higher education institution. With roughly 6,500 students (5,500 undergraduate and 1000 graduate) and an academic staff of 200, Augusta University is a mid-size university and one of the larger education institutions in Georgia.

Augusta University is made up six academic colleges, which include:

  • Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • James M. Hull College of Business
  • College of Allied Health Sciences
  • College of Education
  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • College of Nursing

Through these six colleges, Augusta University offers two-year associate, four-year bachelor, master and professional degrees in over 100 fields of study and career-oriented disciplines, as well a cooperative doctoral degree program and a certificate in legal studies. For motivated students, Augusta University offers an honors programs which allows students not only to take classes within their field but also participate in on-the-job work experience while completing their degree. Internships and study abroad programs are also available for students.

Currently, Augusta University does not offer online degree programs or online courses that will lead to an accredited two-year or four-year degree. The university does, however, offers a wide range of non-degree courses online.

General Information

Admission Office
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2503
(800) 633-2349
Fax: (912) 344-3470
Main Address
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2576

Total undergrads: 6,191
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 902
Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,152
Graduate enrollment: 851

Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 57%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 69%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Multimedia B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Education of Mentally Handicapped B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) A


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Augusta University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(706) 721-0211
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address:1120 Fifteenth St, Augusta, GA 30912
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,938
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):29%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,866 (74% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,282
Out-of-state Tuition:$22,990
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,162

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Augusta University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Augusta University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences349
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services51
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs67102
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Physical Sciences2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total132392411

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Augusta University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs142
Grand total245

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Augusta University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid72693%
Grant or scholarship aid67687%$7,162
Student loan aid36947%$5,068

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,49070%$5,699
Federal student loans2,64553%$6,734

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Augusta University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Augusta University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants2,2887921,496
Percent admitted100%76%78%
Percent admitted who enrolled34%37%33%

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Augusta University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,938
Undergraduate enrollment5,133
Graduate enrollment2,805

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Augusta University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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