Augustana University


Augustana College

Augustana University


Augustana University offers more than 50 majors within a 4-1-4academic calendar. Extensive internship, study abroad, undergraduate research and Civitas, the College’s Honors Program, supplement the curriculum. Augustana’s academic programs promote sensitivity to and appreciation of values essential for students to become effective citizens in local, national and international communities.

The personal atmosphere of the classrooms allows open dialogue and interaction. Professors encourage conversation as students connect concepts, consider their larger implications, and apply their significance to real-life situations.

The Basics

School TypeUSA University
TuitionApprox. US$38,000
School Website
StateSouth Dakota
Nearest City
Year Founded1860
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring
Level OfferedBachelor degree
EnrollmentApprox. 1,900 students
International Students5%
Student-Teacher Ratio12:1
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Students Transfer Records

University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign and University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Academic Programs

With 53 majors, 34 minors and 12 pre-professional programs from which to choose, Augustana students can confidently prepare for their future — no matter where it leads.


25-yard Swimming Pool, 2 Racquetball Courts, Sports Forum (basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, indoor track, and batting cage), Weight Room, Multi-Purpose/Wrestling Room that is used for a variety of activities

Students Life

Major College traditions include Opening Convocation, Viking Days, Viking Varieties, Christmas Tree-lighting, Augustana Vespers, Community Service Day, Semester Shutdown, the Augustana Symposium, Senior Celebration, Family Weekend and the Faculty Gauntlet at Commencement. Ole, the Viking statue in the center of the Quadrangle, is often decorated for special seasonal events. The Green is the large expanse of green space used for Frisbee, bonfires and all kinds of student activities.