Innovative Education for Working Adults

We are dedicated to adult students who need flexibility to fit learning into their busy lives, making it possible to achieve a degree from Saint Augustine’s University—from anywhere in the world. Our innovative approach to teaching and outcome-focused curriculum give you the skills you need to make an immediate impact on your career and the edge to compete in this fast-changing world economy.
We understand that working adults approach learning differently than traditional college-aged students. You have years of experience and knowledge. You know how you want to learn and have a clear vision of what you want to achieve. You also have real responsibilities and need meaningful skills that will help you get ahead.
Our mission is simple. Saint Augustine’s University Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve their career goals.
Building on Saint Augustine’s University’s mission to provide greater access to affordable, high-quality education, Saint Augustine’s University Global is a private, nonprofit institution that offers a world-class education online.*

Saint Augustine’s University Global is One of the Premier Colleges in the South

Saint Augustine’s University was founded in 1867 by the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. Saint Augustine’s University serves students through its 105 acre campus just north of Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, and now Saint Augustine’s University Global, which can be accessed online at any time.

Saint Augustine’s University is ranked in the top 50 best universities in the South for Social Mobility by US News & World Report. These rankings demonstrate Saint Augustine’s University’s commitment to providing higher education at the highest proven value.

In 2022, Saint Augustine’s University reinforced its status as one of the world’s most innovative universities by announcing it would become a leader in online adult education, and create a new, private institution—which is now Saint Augustine’s University Global.

Saint Augustine’s University Athletics

The Saint Augustine’s University Falcons have a long history of athletic achievement and are another proud part of the University’s tradition. Today, Saint Augustine’s University competes in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association—the preeminent collection of institutions in the nation—and fields 12 intercollegiate athletics teams, including football, basketball, volleyball, softball, track and field, and golf. Saint Augustine’s University competes in NCAA Division II athletics.

Flexibility Built Around the Needs of Adult Students

When it comes to balancing a career, family, and school, we know that flexibility is key. That’s why we put you in control of your education, offering innovative learning options that let you choose what, how, and where you learn. Our Advisors work closely with you to understand your personal learning needs. They also evaluate your academic, professional, or military experiences to give you credit for what you already know. Together, we’ll determine the fastest, most affordable path to your degree and career.

Interactive Classroom

Learn 100% online from anywhere in the world.

  • Enjoy interactive live seminars in our virtual classroom.
  • Meet with your instructor and classmates from around the world to review and discuss important weekly topics.
  • Access course materials and collaborative tools that provide the best elements of any traditional, campus-based instructional approach.

Alternative Credit Center

Use what you know to graduate faster and save money. Take advantage of the many free and low-cost resources we offer working professionals like you. We offer alternative pathways to help translate your career or life skills and knowledge into Saint Augustine’s University Global college credits. (We also offer opportunities for lifelong learners not seeking college credit.) Consult with an Admissions expert to see which resources are available to you and how to pursue them.

Earn Saint Augustine’s University Global credits from:

  • Your work or life experience
  • Assessments and exams
  • Purdue Global’s open learning courses
  • Open courses from our partners

Combining Excellence With Accessibility

Saint Augustine’s University Global has the same institutional accreditation and commitment to high academic standards.
Choose from more than 2 online programs at the bachelor’s, and master’s levels, with courses taught by professors who are practicing professionals in their fields. Areas of study include some of today’s most in-demand fields such as organizational management and public administration.

One-on-One Support

We work with students just like you every day who are juggling work and family responsibilities while pursuing their education. By looking at every student individually, we ensure you will never be alone on your educational journey.
Our dedicated faculty and support teams are here with you every step of the way to help you achieve your goals, providing one-on-one mentoring and personalized assistance on everything from coursework to career searches.

Our full range of services include:

  • Individual educational advising
  • Hands-on learning through our interactive online classroom
  • No-cost tutoring in math, science, and writing
  • An official competency report that lets you show employers your work-related skills and readiness to contribute on day one
  • Comprehensive career counseling services before and after graduation including career planning, job searching, networking, and more

This is an education that doesn’t require you to choose between a high-quality, highly respected university and one that provides you with the flexibility you require as an adult student. A Saint Augustine’s University Global education gives you both, preparing you with the skills you need to gain a competitive edge today and the tools to adapt as a leader and innovator tomorrow.

Your Path To Success Begins Here

Connect with an advisor to explore program requirements, curriculum, transfer credits process, and financial aid options.