Saint Augustines College Raleigh

Saint Augustines College Raleigh

Saint Augustine's College, or SAC, was established as a normal school in 1867. It became the Saint Augustine's School in 1893, and was aging renamed Saint Augustine's Junior College in 1919. It was finally christened the Saint Augustine's College in 1928. The campus is located on 105 acres of land in Raleigh, North Carolina. SAC's recent enrollments have been more than 1,500 students from more than 30 states and 30 nations worldwide every year.

Saint Augustine's College offers bachelor's degrees in arts and science. The academic divisions of the institute are:

  • Division of Business
  • Division of Liberal Arts & Education
  • Division of Military Science
  • Division of Natural Science & Mathematics
  • Division of Social Sciences

The men's sports teams of Saint Augustine's College are known as the Falcons, while the women's teams are called the Lady Falcons. The teams participate in baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, golf, track, softball, tennis, and volleyball. The athletics department of SAC is a member of the NCAA Division II in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association.

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Contacting Saint Augustines College

Saint Augustines College
1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh , NC 27610-2298
General Phone: (919) 516-4000

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Saint Augustines College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management47business management, accounting, organizational behavior, international marketing
Liberal Arts32English, political science, sociology, history
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19health and physical education
Media15communication studies
Therapy and Counseling14psychology
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering8computer and info science, computer science
Mathematics7mathematics, applied mathematics
Drama and Performing Arts4stagecraft
Education and Teaching2elementary school teaching
Art Studies2art studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree16822

Saint Augustines College Student Body

Saint Augustines College is a historically black college.

In 2007-2008, Saint Augustines College had a total enrollment of 1,284 students (1,383 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 55%
Women 45%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 43%
20-21 14%
22-24 29%
25-29 5%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

Saint Augustines College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 43 %

Saint Augustines College Room and Board (2007)

Saint Augustines College offers campus housing for 1,190 of its 1,383 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Saint Augustines College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal310460
SAT Math310420
ACT Verbal1116
ACT Math1220
ACT Composite1219

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT76%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT24%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 14,124
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,124
Room and board $ 6,652
Room charge $ 2,752
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,900
Books and supplies $ 1,470
Other expenses $ 3,213

Financial Aid:
Saint Augustines College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 296800)

Saint Augustines College Faculty

Saint Augustines College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year3$58,7733$67,779
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$59,2924$71,872

*: 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
Professoracademic year5$51,1611*
Associate professoracademic year6$64,3162*
Assistant professoracademic year21$48,20122$44,498
Instructoracademic year3$34,1203$37,483
All faculty totalacademic year35$50,17928$44,447

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

Saint Augustines College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Basketball Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Baseball Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Track Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports91928

Saint Augustines College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
International Marketing
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Political Science and Government, General

Applied Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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