Augustana University College: Narrative Description

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4901 46th Ave.
Camrose, AB, Canada T4V 2R3
Tel: (780)679-1100
Free: 800-661-8714
Admissions: (780)649-1135
Fax: (780)679-1129
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Province-supported, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Setting: small town campus. Endowment: $2 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $5227 per student. Total enrollment: 1,018. 888 applied, 80% were admitted. Full-time: 972 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 46 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 11 provinces and territories, 23 other countries, 24% from out-of province, 2% transferred in. Retention: 40% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, double major, part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, early decision, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT, SAT Subject Tests, SAT II: Writing Test. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 8/1, 1/15 for early decision plan 1, 6/15 for early decision plan 2. Notification: 9/15, 9/15 for early decision plan 1, 9/15 for early decision plan 2.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $10,356 includes full-time tuition ($5650), mandatory fees ($130), and college room and board ($4576). Part-time tuition: $269 per credit. International student tuition: $11,665 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

100,000 books, 1,700 serials, 500 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $134,114. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Camrose, a city of 14,000, is a service center for Alberta's Aspen Parklands. A family-oriented community, it is an education center, as well; it is home to two other postsecondary schools in addition to Augustana. It is fifty miles southeast of Edmonton, Alberta's capital, and 50 minutes from Edmonton International Airport, which is served by seven airlines. Greyhound Canada operates 19 trips a week each way between Edmonton and Camrose.

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