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Augsburg College is a private college of liberal arts situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. It was established as Augsburg Seminary in 1869 in Marshall and moved to Minneapolis in 1872. After a few name and status changes, it was renamed Augsburg College in 1963. The college offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in diverse Course Topics.

Augsburg College is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). The athletes participate in various sports including baseball, basketball, hockey, and swimming. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Auggies. The college's student-run newspaper is known as "the Echo, " and "KAUG" is the student radio station.

Profile of Augsburg College

Augsburg is in a large city, in Minneapolis, MN. The school has a Evangelical Lutheran Church religious affiliation. Augsburg is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at Augsburg include mathematics, music, business and management, and family and social work.

Augsburg Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 513 to 618 for students at Augsburg. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 483 and 620.


Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

Augsburg, in 2007, had 3, 793 students (3, 276 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Most students at the school attend full-time. Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at Augsburg belong to the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for major sports.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"To nurture future leaders in service to the world by providing high quality educational opportunities, which are based in the liberal arts and shaped by the faith and values of the Christian church, by the context of a vital metropolitan setting, and by an intentionally diverse campus community. "

Augsburg Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management286business management, accounting and related services, marketing, accounting, finance, MIS, international business
Education and Teaching99elementary school teaching, educational administration, education of emotionally disturbed, health teaching, teacher education, physical education teaching, teacher education and development, music teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts79history, English, sociology, international relations, liberal arts and humanities, urban studies, economics courses, political science, . . .
Family and Social Work68social work courses, social work
Nursing and Emergency Medicine44registered nursing, community nurse
Therapy and Counselling36psychology, music therapy
Medical Support and Technology31physician assistant, clinical lab tech
Media30communication studies, mass communication
Science22biology, chemistry, physics
Religion and Philosophy20religion, youth ministry, philosophy
Music17music management, music, music performance
Computer Science and Engineering11computer science
Fine Arts8fine arts, art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts8drama
Photography and Commercial Art3film studies

Contact: Augsburg

Augsburg College

2211 Riverside Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55454

General Phone: (612) 330-1000


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