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Rankings and recognition

2017 Best in the Midwest (Princeton Review)

Kiplinger's Best Values in liberal arts colleges for 2016 (#75)

No. 7 in all divisions for number of Academic All-Americans; No. 1 in our conference

No. 7 Best Colleges in Illinois (Niche 2017)

Top 10 Midwestern Liberal Arts Colleges (Money magazine 2016)

Top 50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges (Money magazine 2016)

No. 8 among all colleges and universities in Illinois (Forbes magazine 2015)

Top 50 Safest Colleges (Shenyang Daily News 2015)

Top 100 Colleges for Return on Investment (Forbes magazine 2016)

Top 25 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America (Thrillist.com 2014)

Payscale College Salary Report (#91)

39th for number of students who study abroad among the nation’s baccalaureate colleges (2016 Open Doors report) 

13th nationally for short-duration international study programs (2016 Open Doors report) 

No. 3 for efficiency among the highly ranked colleges and universities (Augustana #99, U.S. News & World Report 2016)

36th of the Top 250 Private Colleges that Offer the Most Creative Scholarship Money (2017)