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Study at Saint Augustines College

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 Enrolments 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 and Education
  • Division of Military Science
  • Division of Natural Science and 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.

Profile of Saint Augustines College

Saint Augustines College is in a large city, in Raleigh, NC. The school has a Protestant Episcopal religious affiliation. Saint Augustines College is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

There are more programs of study at Saint Augustines College than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. The most common major fields study at the school include mathematics, art studies, drama and performing arts, business and management, nutrition and exercise therapy, and security and law enforcement.

Saint Augustines College Selectivity

Saint Augustines College does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 320 to 420 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 320 and 430. Saint Augustines College attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at Saint Augustines College are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 1, 284 students (1, 269 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at Saint Augustines College are minorities.

Student Life

The school is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at Saint Augustines College belong to the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association for major sports. Student athletes can receive financial aid in some cases.

Saint Augustines College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management62business management, organizational behavior, accounting, international marketing
Liberal Arts34sociology, political science, history, English
Security and Law Enforcement18criminal justice and safety
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy16health and physical Education
Computer Science and Engineering13computer and info science, computer science
Therapy and Counselling9psychology
Media8communication studies
Art Studies6art studies
Science6biology, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology
Drama and Performing Arts5stagecraft
Mathematics4applied mathematics, mathematics
Education and Teaching4elementary school teaching, English teaching

Contact: Saint Augustines College

Saint Augustines College

1315 Oakwood Avenue

Raleigh, NC 27610-2298

General Phone: (919) 516-4000


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