We are a nationally-recognized and top-ranked liberal arts school located in Sioux Falls South Dakota situated between the rugged beauty of the Black Hills and the urban skylines of Minneapolis. For those who aspire for more than the ordinary, we invite you to Go Viking!
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We call it “the ultimate college town” because it is! Our location in Sioux Falls, a city of more than 160,000 known for its robust economy, thriving business environment and vibrant arts scene, leads to choice internship, clinical, research, student teaching and service experiences for our students. On campus, you'll explore your interests and find your passion from more than 50 majors and pre-professional specializations within a 4-1-4 academic calendar while building connections and friendships with nearly 1,800 students from 30 states and 44 countries around the globe. Learn what Forbes had to say about Sioux Falls and Augustana.
With a student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1, Augustana classrooms foster open dialogue, collaboration and critical thinking. Our professors know your name, value your interests, engage you in conversation, and care if you miss class. Our professors are people like Dr. Jeffrey Miller, associate professor of English and Journalism, director of Civitas, and the recipient of the 2013–2014 Augustana Student Association Faculty Recognition Award. Read what current students said about Dr. Miller.
At Augustana, you'll have the support you need to create personalized educational experiences through recreational sports, residential communities, clubs and organizations, student teaching, off-campus study, hands-on research, the Civitas honors program, study abroad programs and internships. Learn about freshman Marit Lhotzky and her upcoming summer internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Our high four-year graduation rates, annual scholarship/grant assistance, and competitive price, makes Augustana College an exceptional value with immeasurable returns over a lifetime. In fact, ninety-eight percent of our recent graduates reported they had jobs related to their field of study within eight months of graduation. Read more about our job placement rates.
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