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The power of

Augsburg First Year Students

You belong at Augsburg

because you aren’t satisfied with simple answers or the status quo.
You’re ready to soar past limitations and to question why those limits exist in the first place.

You want to make a difference
and still have a social life.
Instead of taking shortcuts to get ahead,
you create pathways for others to succeed.

So bring your street smarts and your book smarts to face local challenges and global issues.
Study with Fulbright scholars and champion athletes.
Hang out with world travelers, scientific masterminds, and talented artists.

Come hungry to learn.
Graduate ready to serve
and lead with confidence.

You belong at Augsburg.

We Are Called. Auggies.


Ebelin '21

Sociology and Graphic Design
First-generation college student

“I finished a year-long URGO [Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity] research project. That has been a really important part of my life and has shaped what I want to do in the future. I know that I have an accumulation of knowledge and experience with providing solutions to society’s problems.”


Get the degree that takes you where you want to go.

Paying for your degree

Financial aid, loans, and other money details can be confusing. We're here to help.

Not just a number

Choose whether you submit ACT or SAT test scores for admission beginning Fall 2019, except in specific circumstances.

Make your college plan

Apply, enroll, or just ask questions. You have our support, every step of the way.


Daniil '21

Accounting and Finance
Men's hockey team goalie

“I am very grateful that I was part of Augsburg’s international student community. Augsburg brings students from all over the world and connects them and brings the best out of everyone. They made us feel like Augsburg is home.”

Students pose during a snowfall on campus

Attend a university you can brag about

Be proud of your education, your work, and yourself. Get a degree with a respected reputation.


Zak '21

Political Science and International Relations
Interned in the U.S. Senate

“I like the small classes and the personal relationships with professors. That’s the main reason I chose Augsburg. It doesn't matter how prestigious the school is if you don’t know the professor and the people around you.”

Get an education that gives back

Be an activist, advocate, and agent of change—all while you earn college credit. Get involved and partner with the community to make our neighborhood, our city, and our world a better place.

City Service Day Student Working

Laura '21

Pursuing a PhD in biochemistry

“At Augsburg, I’ve learned to think more critically and understand why things are the way they are, and to ask those kinds of bigger questions that inspire research. I gained more confidence and independence in what I’m doing. It has prepared me for grad school.”

Your urban home base

Get an award-winning education in vibrant Minneapolis, where there’s a lot to do and a lot to learn.

Augsburg’s urban campus is:

  • A friendly community in a bustling city
  • Blocks from the Mississippi River
  • Full of green space to rest, study, and hang out

Get to know the Twin Cities, where you can enjoy a lively culture and a strong economy, including 18 Fortune 500 companies, lots of food and entertainment options, and plenty of places within reach by walking or public transit.

Minneapolis Skyline at night

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