Augustana College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Commission.
• The Augustana College Department of Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS).
• The Augustana College Department of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The college has been accredited by NCATE since that organization's inception in 1954. Only 37 percent of Illinois colleges and universities are NCATE-accredited (22 out of 60 state institutions.)
• The Augustana College Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.