Find Your Bold at Augustana University

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.

Viking Days 2023

Viking Days 2023

98
of 2023 Graduates Achieved a Positive Career Outcome
Top 5
Best Value Schools in the Midwest
U.S. News & World Report
12:1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio in Augustana University Classrooms
95
of 2023 Graduates Participated in Experiential Learning

Student Spotlight

More than 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students at Augustana University come from 37 states and 49 foreign countries. 

Hannah Nguyen '25, an international student from Dak Lak, Vietnam, highlights her experience at Augustana and the support she's received.

Hannah Nguyen '25

Hannah Nguyen '25

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Augustana News Spotlight

Augustana University Begins Phase II of Renovations to Morrison Commons

Augustana is beginning more renovations to its Morrison Commons, located on Commons Drive on the university’s campus. In partnership with Sodexo — AU’s food service and facilities management partner — construction on phase II of the approximately $5 million project is expected to be complete when students return in the fall.

Augustana to Offer Strength & Conditioning Major in Fall 2024

Augustana University will offer a major in strength & conditioning beginning in the fall. Based within the School of Health Professions, the program is set to be the first in South Dakota accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Strength and Conditioning Education (CASCE).

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.