Rankings and recognition
U.S. News and World Report: 95th of 233 liberal arts colleges nationally in 2019
Best for the Money by College Factual: 45th out of 1,510 colleges (top 5 percent nationally)
Princeton Review: Best in the Midwest 2017
Kiplinger's Best Values in liberal arts colleges for 2018 (#69)
No. 7 in all divisions for number of Academic All-Americans; No. 1 in our conference
No. 8 Best Colleges in Illinois (Niche 2017)
Top 50 Safest Colleges (Shenyang Daily News 2015)
Top 25 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America (Thrillist.com 2014)
Biology at Augustana is ranked ranked No. 84 out of 820 schools nationwide by College Factual.
Psychology at Augustana is ranked No. 1 of 33 colleges in Illinois for value, and No. 26 out of 814 programs nationally by College Factual.
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 #95, U.S. News & World Report 2016)
36th of the Top 250 Private Colleges that Offer the Most Creative Scholarship Money (2017)
The Lincoln Academy of Illinois honors one Augustana student each year.