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Study at Augustana College

Augustana College is a private, liberal arts college located in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. It was established in the year 1860. The college campus spreads across an area of 115 acres. The college offers major and minor degrees in more than 30 Course Topics. Other courses such as Coordinated Degree Programs and Pre-Professional studies are also offered. In addition, students are provided opportunities to study abroad. The college's Student Enrolment has an impressive number of international students. Augustana College hosts more than 20 sports teams. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW ). Their teamS are nicknamed the Vikings. The Vikings participate in sports such as basketball, tennis, and swimming, among others.

Profile of Augustana CollegeAugustana can be found in Rock Island, IL (a small city). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Evangelical Lutheran Church school. Augustana is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Bachelor's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Course Topics

The most common majors at Augustana are in medicine, science, and mathematics.

Augustana Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

Classes at Augustana are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at Augustana are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 2, 537 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life
Augustana has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Augustana student athletes compete in College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin competitions. The school reports its educational mission is:

"Augustana College seeks to develop in students the characteristics of liberally educated persons: clarity of thought and expression, curiosity, fair-mindedness, appreciation for the arts and cultural diversity, intellectual honesty, and a considered set of personal values and commitments. Students combine exploration of the arts, sciences, and humanities with in-depth study in their major field(s), guided by an excellent, committed faculty, they grow personally and socially through participation in wide extracurricular and co-curricular opportunities on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. Special features include innovative interdisciplinary first-year courses, foreign study, and internships both domestic and international. "

Augustana Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts176English, political science, speech and rhetoric, sociology, Spanish language, history, economics, geography, . . .
Science119biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, geology
Business and Management103business management, accounting
Education and Teaching40elementary school teaching, music teaching, science teaching, art Education
Therapy and Counselling35psychology
Mathematics21mathematics, mathematics and computer science
Medical Support and Technology18speech pathology
Religion and Philosophy10religion, philosophy
Art Studies6art studies
Music5music, music performance
Fine Arts3art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Engineering0various engineering courses
Family and Social Work0public administration
Contact: AugustanaAugustana College

639 38th St

Rock Island, IL 61201-2296

General Phone: (309) 794-7000


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