Saint Augustine's University (formerly known as St. Augustine's College) is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The school began operations in 1867 as a normal and technical school for freed slaves rooted in Episcopalian values. The historically black college provided individuals with educational opportunities that increased in scope as the school developed, first in 1893 when it became known as the Saint Augustine's School, the again in 1919 when it became Saint Augustine's Junior College and began offering post secondary education. The school converted to a four year institution in 1927, changing its name in 1928 to the current, and issued its first bachelor degree in 1931. Saint Augustine's College was the first historically black college to have its own radio station. The school has also expanded its facilities over the years, renovating and updating as needed.
Saint Augustine's College offers students a number of bachelor degree granting programs as well as minors to ensure that enrolled students will be a able to pursue an education that appeals to them. Students will study for approximately four years, receiving their degree upon completion. Students may enter the workforce upon graduation, though some individuals may pursue a master's degree at graduate institution. In addition, the school offers a large number of minor degrees to augment one's education.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in attending Saint Augustine's College must complete the application for admission, provide all pertinent transcripts and standardized test scores, supply two letters of recommendation, and pay the application fee. Once received the materials provided will be reviewed and a final decision rendered for admission that will be sent to the student once made.
Financial aid is available in the form grants, loans, and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance should obtain a federal PIN and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which will allow the school to determine a student's needs, eligibility and awards.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates Saint Augustine’s University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- AP Course Credits
Saint Augustine’s University has a total student population of about 810, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $13,000-$15,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- For part-time students, charges are between $540-$640 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||89%||$10,507|
|Receiving Student Loans||84%||$11,230|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Saint Augustine’s University may offer services to students like:
- Weekend and night classes available
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
Saint Augustine’s University has an overall graduation rate which is around 29%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||22%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
Saint Augustine’s University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
- Basketball (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
- Track and Field (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
- Football (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Saint Augustine’s University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Saint Augustine’s University.
- Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, NC (52 miles away)
- Longwood University in Farmville, VA (105 miles away)
- Virginia State University in Petersburg, VA (120 miles away)
- Francis Marion University in Florence, SC (125 miles away)
- Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City, NC (139 miles away)
Also, check out our college lists below, which can help students compare schools to one another:
- Visit the main North Carolina colleges & universities profile page
- Get a list of all private colleges in North Carolina
- Review all the different North Carolina liberal arts colleges
- See other Christian and Bible Colleges in North Carolina
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Saint Augustine’s University for official up-to-date information.