Nursing at Augustana is a science and an art.
For over 70 years, the Department of Nursing at Augustana College has been a regional leader in preparing nurses, clinical nurse leaders, and administrators for hospitals and community health organizations. Our innovative program values excellence, service and complete health care for the community.
The baccalaureate program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 and approved by the South Dakota Board of Nursing, 4305 South Louise Ave., Suite 201, Sioux Falls, SD 57106, (605) 362-2760. The pass rate of Augustana Nursing graduates on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is consistently higher than the state and national norms. Augustana has the only four-year professional nursing program in the region that is part of a liberal arts college. Augustana graduates are prepared to address healthcare issues in a complex and rapidly changing environment.
From the moment you decide to major in nursing, you will be welcomed to a department that works with you to tailor your course of study to your interests. Nursing majors do not only excel here; they are also actively involved as student-athletes, musicians, study abroad, and more.
Are you ready for a challenge? Are you enthusiastic about helping others? Do you want to make a difference in the world through active, hands-on learning among a diverse group of students?
An application for admission to the Augustana Nursing Program is available for download:
Application for Admission to the Nursing Program (Adobe Acrobat .pdf 126 KB)