minneapolis skyline night

About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Augsburg College is located in the heart of Minneapolis, a city that is home to more than 400,000 people.  Auggies are in the middle of everything. Downtown Minneapolis offers internships, museums, theaters, shopping, and sporting events. Studying in a city- more to see and do!


Get to know Minneapolis, Minnesota:

  • Ranked as the absolute top city in the U.S. to live (October 2015)
  • #1 fastest growing U.S. state for tech jobs (Forbes 2015)
  • Nicknamed “Medical Alley” by Forbes (2015)
  • Home to the highest per capita concentration of Fortune 500 company headquarters
  • Ranked 3rd friendliest city in the U.S. (July 2015); ranked 25th world’s friendliest city (August 2015)
  • Home to Mall of America (MOA)- America’s biggest mall
  • Named a top food city of 2015 (Zagat)
  • Most bike-able city in the U.S. (June 2015)
  • More theater seats per capita than any other region in the U.S. outside of New York City
  • 90,000 miles of shoreline…more than California, Florida and Hawaii combined!

Recommended by our students:

  • One of the many art galleries at Augsburg
  • Auggie Athletics — team sports, intramurals, and great fitness center
  • Like Art, History, Science? Check out: Minneapolis Institute of Art, Weisman Art Museum, Mill City Museum, Science Museum of Minnesota, and the Walker Art Museum.
  • For music be sure to attend a concert at: Target Center, the State Theatre, Fine Line Music Cafe, Bryant Lake Bowl, First Ave.
  • Plenty of movie theaters near to campus including: Block E (downtown), Mall of America, St. Anthony Main, Riverview Theatre
  • Be sure to catch a game of one of our major league sports teams: Timberwolves, Lynx, Vikings, Twins, Wild and Lynx!