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.

Mission Statement

Saint Augustine’s University provides a healthy learning environment where students are prepared to excel academically, socially, and spiritually in order to be equipped for leadership roles in a complex, diverse, and dynamically changing world. The University is committed to offering rigorous academic programs and research opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels to achieve its core values.

Schools and Colleges

  • School of Applied Health and Medical Science
  • School of Business and Technology
  • School of Continuing Education
  • School of Liberal Arts and Education
  • Division of Military Science
  • School of Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering
  • School of Social and 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