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Application and Deadlines

HOw to Apply

1. Complete Augsburg’s free online application

The application will ask for your contact information, educational history, academic interests, and you will respond to three short essay questions. You will also have the option to add a reference. Be sure to complete all fields, then sign and submit your application.


2. Request all official transcripts. 

You are responsible for personally requesting an official transcript from each college where you were registered for courses.

a. Request your official transcript* by following instructions on each college’s website. This is often through a service such as National Student Clearinghouse, eScrip, or Parchment. Some colleges require you to sign in, fax, or email a signed release form. Most colleges require payment for an official transcript.

b. Save the confirmation details of your transcript request. Official transcripts can take up to 10 business days to be delivered to Augsburg, and not all electronic transcripts are delivered immediately.

If you need to enter an address or email recipient for your request, please use:

Augsburg University Admissions
Campus Box #143
2211 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454

c. An official high school transcript is only needed when a transfer student has completed fewer than 24 transferable college-level credits. Please contact your high school to request an official high school transcript.

*In order to be considered official, transcripts must come directly from the sending institution to Augsburg. Transcripts sent by the student to Augsburg cannot be considered official.


3. Optional: Letter of Recommendation

You may have your reference submit a letter of recommendation. A reference can be a previous teacher, professor, advisor, employer, or coach. When you submit your application, instructions are sent to the reference you listed; your reference will then upload their letter directly to your application. If you would like to change your reference, or they can no longer write a letter of recommendation, please contact your admission counselor.


Apply using the Augsburg Application


Dates and Deadlines


Early Priority: Applications completed* by the early priority deadline will be able to register for classes when registration opens in April, and will have optimal course selection.

Priority: Applications completed* by the priority deadline who also have their FAFSA or MN Dream Act application submitted will have financial aid awards in place prior to the start of the term.

Final: Applications completed* by the final deadline will be able to register for courses prior to the start of the term. (Course selection may be limited and financial aid awards may not be complete by the start of classes).

*To be considered complete, an application must be officially submitted and all supporting materials received (official college transcript, official high school transcript and letter of recommendation).


Fall 2021

Early Priority Application Deadline:          March 15, 2021

Priority Application Deadline:                   July 1, 2021

Final Application Deadline:                       August 2, 2021

First Day of Class:                                 September 1, 2021