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Welcome to Augustana

A nationally recognized university located in Sioux Falls, Augustana is home to students who aspire to become the change-makers and problem-solvers of tomorrow.

We believe life is about the journey — the places you see, the experiences you have, the knowledge you gain and the people you meet along the way. It's what being a Viking is all about, and it's why we're proud to partner with families to make that journey possible.

Midco Arena at Augustana

AU Breaks Ground on Midco Arena!

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.

97
Placement Rate for 2020 Graduates Employed in Their Major or Chosen Field
Top 5
Best Regional University in the Midwest
U.S. News & World Report
12:1
Student-to-Teacher Ratio in Augustana University Classrooms
98
2019 Graduates Participated in Engaged Learning

Student Spotlight

Augustana Student Association President Courtney Chrystal, Class of 2023, talks about what makes Augustana special and why she chose AU.

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Courtney Chrystal

AU in Review: October 2021

AU in Review: October 2021

October was a month full of celebrations on Augustana's campus, from Indigenous Peoples' Day, Viking Days 2021, the groundbreaking of Midco Arena, and Halloween fun!

Augustana Spotlight

Augustana University News

‘A golden opportunity’: AU Students Named Global Finalists in 2021 Call for Code University Challenge

Augustana students Onajite Taire ‘22 and Gedion Alemayehu ‘22 are part of a team that was named a global finalist for the 2021 Call for Code University Challenge. Taire and Alemayehu, along with two students from Ethiopia and India attending New York University and PSG College of Arts & Science, made up one of AU’s teams. Yeabsira Lemma ‘21, Gideon Kassa ‘21 and Fraol Dechasa ‘22 made up the other. Competing in the global competition was a chance for students to make a tangible contribution to solving the world’s issues.