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Applying to Augustana

Augustana is happy to receive applications from first-year students upon completion of their junior year of high school. The College sends the first offers of admission on October 1 and continues on a rolling basis thereafter. Students interested in scholarships are encouraged to apply by January 1 of their senior year. Transfer students are encouraged to apply at least one semester prior to their desired enrollment date.

Augustana evaluates students on a holistic basis, making decisions based on each candidate’s grade point average, course selections, standardized test scores, essay, academic reference/letter of recommendation, and contributions to school, community, and church.

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The Common ApplicationYour Application for Admission will become part of your permanent record at Augustana College. You can apply to Augustana one of three ways. Whichever way you choose, the application is FREE!

*Note: The Augustana online application form does not provide the option to save your work and return later. If you prefer to have this feature, we recommend you choose to apply via The Common Application.

  1. Apply online using the Augustana online application form.
  2. Apply by paper, using the Augustana application form (.pdf)
  3. Submit the Common Application

Your admission file will be complete once all of the following have been received:

  • Completed application
  • Results of your ACT (Augustana #3902) or SAT (Augustana #6015) scores
  • High school transcript
  • One essay (250 words minimum) on a topic of your choice, graded or otherwise, which best demonstrates your writing ability
  • One recommendation. Download the recommendation form (.pdf). You are welcome to either mail it to the College's address (located at the bottom of this website) or email a saved copy to admission@augie.edu.
  • Transcripts of all previous college work, if applicable

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