Augustana College

Rock Island, IL
639 38th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-2296
309-794-7000

Augustana College is a small, private, liberal arts college located in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. The college is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and offers more than 50 majors and pre-professional programs. Augustana is a member of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. The campus is approximately 115 acres (0.47 km2) and contains more than 30 buildings. The college is located on the Mississippi River.

Augustana College was founded in 1860 by Swedish immigrants who were members of the Augustana Synod. The college's first president was Lars Paul Esbjörn, a former professor at Uppsala University. The college's charter was granted by the Illinois General Assembly in 1863.

The college began offering graduate programs in 1954 and now offers more than 50 majors and pre-professional programs to its approximately 2,500 students. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Augustana College is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees, six of whom are elected by the college's alumni. The college's president is selected by the board and serves as the chief executive officer of the college. The current president is Steven C. Bahls, who has served in that role since 2005.

The college's academic programs are organized into five divisions: the Division of Arts and Humanities, the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences, the Division of Education, the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the Division of Social Sciences.

The Division of Arts and Humanities offers majors in art, communication studies, English, foreign languages and literatures, history, music, philosophy, religion, and theatre arts. The Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences offers majors in anthropology, biology, business administration, chemistry, economics, education, political science, psychology, sociology, and social work.

The Division of Education offers majors in art education, physical education, and special education. The Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers majors in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and physics. The Division of Social Sciences offers majors in American studies, criminal justice, geography, and sociology.

Augustana College is located in Rock Island, Illinois, a city with a population of approximately 40,000. The college is situated on a 115-acre (0.47 km2) campus that contains more than 30 buildings.

The college's athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division III and are members of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. The college offers a variety of intramural and club sports, as well as fitness and wellness programs.

Augustana College is a small, private, liberal arts college located in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. The college is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and offers more than 50 majors and pre-professional programs. Augustana is a member of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. The campus is approximately 115 acres (0.47 km2) and contains more than 30 buildings. The college is located on the Mississippi River.

Augustana College was founded in 1860 by Swedish immigrants who were members of the Augustana Synod. The college's first president was Lars Paul Esbjörn, a former professor at Uppsala University. The college's charter was granted by the Illinois General Assembly in 1863.

The college began offering graduate programs in 1954 and now offers more than 50 majors and pre-professional programs to its approximately 2,500 students. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Augustana College is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees, six of whom are elected by the college's alumni. The college's president is selected by the board and serves as the chief executive officer of the college. The current president is Steven C. Bahls, who has served in that role since 2005.

The college's academic programs are organized into five divisions: the Division of Arts and Humanities, the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences, the Division of Education, the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the Division of Social Sciences.

The Division of Arts and Humanities offers majors in art, communication studies, English, foreign languages and literatures, history, music, philosophy, religion, and theatre arts. The Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences offers majors in anthropology, biology, business administration, chemistry, economics, education, political science, psychology, sociology, and social work.

The Division of Education offers majors in art education, physical education, and special education. The Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers majors in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and physics. The Division of Social Sciences offers majors in American studies, criminal justice, geography, and sociology.

Augustana College is located in Rock Island, Illinois, a city with a population of approximately 40,000. The college is situated on a 115-

Quick Facts

Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Main Website: https://www.augustana.edu/

Financial Aid: https://www.augustana.edu/admissions/financial-aid

Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $58,552

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $58,552

Return on Investment Rating

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The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at Augustana College is $209539.92. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.

We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at Augustana College. For graduates of Augustana College, we saw an average early-career income of $51400.00 and mid-career income of $98200.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.