Exceptional Students

Augustana's incoming freshman profile is among the best in the region. See the evidence for yourself.

Each year, thousands of alumni and friends of Augustana make gifts to the Augustana Fund to help us recruit and compete for the best and brightest students. Maggie Leland '14, is one of more than 400 talented freshmen students your gifts help bring to Augustana each year.

Maggie Leland, Class of 2014

Maggie Leland '14Maggie is a freshman Nursing major from Alexandria, Minn., who was awarded the Trustees Scholarship for her academic achievements. The minimum requirements for this scholarship are an ACT score of 27 or 1200 SAT, and a GPA of 3.5.

Maggie also happens to be the top individual golfer in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and is leading the way to a repeat championship for the Vikings Women's Golf team. Top Individual Golfer

Why did Maggie choose Augustana? "Augustana has the perfect balance of small class size, a great golf program, many choices for activities and professors who care about you and want to help you in the classroom. My sister is a junior here and whenever I visited, I never wanted to leave."

Maggie is one of many outstanding students who enriches Augustana with her talent. Higher education is a competitive business. We need your help this year and every year to recruit the best and brightest. Your gift to the Augustana Fund provides critical unrestricted funding to support scholarships and grants to worthy students.