Augustana University today reported its largest incoming class since 1978 — 481 first-year students from 20 states and 10 countries began classes at AU last week, an increase of 14 percent from last year.The University’s newest Vikings join existing students, as well as 331 graduate students, for a total headcount of 2,080, a 7.5 percent increase from last year. This marks Augustana’s largest enrollment since 1990.
Meet the 12 new faculty members who joined the Augustana University community this fall.
"You see, the better we know you, the better we can teach you. When we know what your passions are as well as what motivates you, we can help you find your path." Read the full text of Dr. Jennifer Gubbels' message to the Class of 2021, presented during Opening Convocation on Tuesday, Aug. 29.
Members of the Augustana University Class of 2021 witnessed the official opening of the 2017-18 academic year on Tuesday at the Opening Convocation ceremony, held on campus in the Elmen Center. The ceremony also recognized the 2017 Sophomore Honors Award recipients.
The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery presents "A Viking Inside," featuring works by David Wolter '04. The exhibit runs through Saturday, Oct. 14. A gallery reception is set for 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12.
A new ranking published by TIME and facilitated by MONEY ranks Augustana University among the top 10 universities nationwide for the number and size of scholarships it awards to students.
Augustana's Dr. Nathan Grau (physics) shares tips on viewing the eclipse.
The Princeton Review, a nationally known education services company, has again ranked Augustana among the best in the Midwest. The University also made Princeton's list of "Green Colleges" for its overall commitment to sustainability.