SAU At A Glance

SAU At A Glance

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) was established in 1867 in Raleigh, N.C. SAU, which sits on 105 acres, is a four-year liberal arts university with an average enrollment of approximately 1,100. SAU offers more than 25 undergraduate degree programs and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.


Saint Augustine’s University’s mission is to sustain a learning community in which students can prepare academically, socially and spiritually for leadership in a complex, diverse and rapidly changing world.


Saint Augustine’s University will be nationally recognized as a comprehensive institution with high performing students, renowned faculty, focused community engagement and a strong alumni base of change agents.

Schools and Colleges

  • School of Business, Management & Technology
  • School of Liberal Arts & Humanities
  • Division of Military Science
  • School of Sciences, Mathematics & Public Health
  • School of Social Behavioral Sciences

General Information

  • Address: 1315 Oakwood Avenue Raleigh, NC 27610-2298
  • Phone: 919-516-4000/800-948-1126
  • Fax: 919-516-5805
  • Web:
  • Type: 4-year, Private

University Characteristics

  • Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges – Diverse Fields
  • Student Population:More than 1,000 (All undergraduates)
  • Campus Setting: City; Large


  • 2014-15 Tuition, Fees, Room & Board: $25,582

Student Characteristics

  • Percentage Receiving Grants of Scholarship Aid: 76%
  • Percentage Receiving Pell Grants: 73%
  • Percentage Federal Student Loans: 72%
  • 2013 Freshman class received an average of $12,700 in grants from SAU
  • $29.1 million in financial aid was distributed during the 2013-14 academic year to 98% of the student body

Student Financial Aid

  • Attendance Status: 97 % (Full-time) / 3% (Part-time)
  • Residency Status: 51% (In-state) / 48% (Out-of-state)
  • Student Age: 88% (24 and under) / 12% (25 and over)


NCAA Division II; Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA); Southern Division; 14 intercollegiate sports; 56 student organizations.Learn more about our athletic program at