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International application procedure

Admission of non-U.S. citizens to Augustana College is based upon overall academic strength as well as the financial ability to meet the cost of an Augustana education. International students are advised to enroll fall term, which is the beginning of the school year and gives international students greater opportunities for orientation and participation. Students who would like to be considered for admission should submit the following:

1. Apply for admission

2. Arrange for official transcripts from secondary school and any university you attended to be sent to Augustana. Transcripts must be in English and forwarded directly to Augustana from the institution.

3. Official TOEFL, IELTS, ACT or SAT scores are sent directly from the testing agency (TOEFL minimum: 550 on written test; 80 on internet test. IELTS minimum 6.5).
    •  SAT (critical reading and math only) College Board code 1025

4. Have a teacher, academic advisor or school official send a letter of recommendation for you to Augustana (recommended but not required).

5. Apply for financial aid.

Augustana College offers both merit-based scholarships and need-based financial aid to international students. No additional application is required for the merit-based scholarships as all applicants for admission are automatically considered.

However, if you wish to apply for need-based financial aid, you must submit the Augustana Certificate of Finance found in the applicant portal.

International students are awarded financial aid based on their family's financial circumstances. The specific amounts of scholarship money and financial aid received are different for each applicant and we work on a case by case basis.It's important that you fill out this document accurately and completely.

Please mail documents to:
Augustana College
Office of Admissions
639 38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296 

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like additional information:

Liz Nino
Director of International Admissions
Tel: (309) 794-7540
Fax: (309) 794-8797