Augustana College (Sioux Falls)

2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux falls, SD 57197-1
Tel: (605)274-0770
Private not-for-profit | 1,839 students
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Inspired by Lutheran scholarly tradition and the liberal arts, Augustana provides an education of enduring worth that challenges the intellect, fosters integrity and integrates faith with learning and service in a diverse world.

School Overview:

Augustana College (Sioux Falls)
CountyMinnehaha County, SD
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
142 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,839 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,703 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
136 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,793 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
46 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted76%64%
ACT English (25-75%)23-2919-25
ACT Math (25-75%)23-2718-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)23-2820-25

School Notes:

  • Located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the beautiful, 100-acre campus has excellent teaching-learning facilities. Through the support of alumni and friends, the College has continues to invest in new and renovated facilities. A $7 million renovation to the Mikkelsen Library was completed last spring and this fall marked the inaugural season of Kirkeby-Over Stadium.
  • Augustana is a selective, residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Central to its mission are five shared values: Christian, Liberal Arts, Excellence, Community, and Service. The College is an acknowledged leader in undergraduate higher education. US News & World Report recognizes Augustana as a top ten "Midwest Baccalaureate College" and has also identified it as a best value in this same category. Augustana is also listed in The Templeton Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development.
  • Augustana provides opportunities for involvement in over 60 clubs and organizations and student activities, including special interest groups, NCAA Division II athletics, music and theatre. Major college traditions include Viking Days, Augustana Vespers, and Family Weekend.
  • The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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