Saint Augustine's University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a prominent private institution within the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) network. Founded in 1867, just two years after the end of the Civil War, the university was established with a mission to educate newly freed slaves. This rich history is a cornerstone of the university's identity, reflecting its longstanding commitment to providing quality education and fostering leadership among African-American students.
Today, Saint Augustine's University has an enrollment of approximately 1,108 students and offers a variety of Bachelor's degree programs. The university is particularly noted for its strong programs in Business Administration, Biology, Criminal Justice, and Mass Communications. These academic offerings are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in a rapidly changing world.
In the realm of athletics, Saint Augustine's University competes in NCAA Division II as part of the Central Collegiate Athletic Association (CIAA). The university's athletic teams, known as the Falcons and Lady Falcons, proudly represent the school in various sports, wearing the university colors of blue and white. The urban campus setting of Saint Augustine's University provides students with a vibrant environment that enhances their academic and social experiences. The university continues to uphold its motto, "Transform. Excel. Lead.," guiding students towards excellence and leadership in their respective fields and communities.
NCAA Division II - Central Collegiate Athletic Association (CIAA)
Team Name: Falcons & Lady Falcons