Saint Augustine College Chicago

Saint Augustine College Chicago

St. Augustine College, SAC, is an independent, bilingual institution in northern Chicago, Illinois. It has two satellite colleges as well, which are in southern Chicago and west of Chicago. It was established on October 7, 1980, under the guidance of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago and offers certificates, associate's degrees and bachelor's degrees. The areas of study are applied sciences, business administration, liberal arts and sciences, culinary arts, counseling, early childhood education and social work.

SAC offers financial aid to needy and deserving students. The Illinois Student Assistance Commission Monetary Award Program is one of the various grants and aids provided to students. SAC also participates in the college work-study program for students. A number of scholarship programs are also offered by the college like the Presidential Scholarship program which is awarded to students who show scholastic promise.

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Saint Augustine College
1333-45 W Argyle
Chicago , IL 60640-3593
General Phone: (773) 878-8756

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Saint Augustine College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching155early childhood education
Cooking and Culinary Arts53culinary arts, chef training
Medical Support and Technology44respiratory care tech
Business and Management36business management, business administration, accounting technology
Liberal Arts35liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Family and Social Work17social work
Office and Administration16administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering16computer and info science
Therapy and Counseling3psychology, substance abuse counseling

Number of programs and degrees for Saint Augustine College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1065
Associate's degree22110
Award of less than 1 academic year312
Bachelor's degree172

Saint Augustine College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Saint Augustine College had a total enrollment of 1,289 students (903 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 1%
Black 5%
Hispanic 83%
Asian 9%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 6%
20-21 10%
22-24 14%
25-29 17%
30-34 10%
35-39 13%
40-49 17%
50-64 8%
65+ 0%

Saint Augustine College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 33 %

Saint Augustine College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chicago, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Saint Augustine College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,680
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,680
Books and supplies $ 600

Financial Aid:
Saint Augustine College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2185400)

Saint Augustine College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1111

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year4$57,2070*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*0*
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$52,0151*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year0*2*
Assistant professoracademic year0*2*
Instructoracademic year4$38,1226$35,695
All faculty totalacademic year4$38,12210$38,656

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Saint Augustine College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Saint Augustine College Highlights

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What Sets Saint Augustine College Apart:

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% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 6%Saint Augustine College % of degrees in education and teaching
% students 40 years or older
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Top 9%Saint Augustine College % students 40 years or older
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Top 16%Saint Augustine College Number of degree programs
Female % of student body
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Top 16%Saint Augustine College Female % of student body
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
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Top 19%Saint Augustine College % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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