This year, Augsburg is honored to receive a variety of awards and rankings, including new accolades for producing even more Gilman Scholars and for being a religious university living up to LGBTQIA+ inclusive values.
Augsburg’s recent awards and rankings include:
20-Year Top Producer of Gilman Scholars
Augsburg University was recognized by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for having produced the most Gilman recipients over the past 20 years in the small institutions category. Since 2001, 77 Augsburg students have been offered the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which enables students to study abroad.
2021 Top 10 Religious Colleges Living Up to LGBTQ-Inclusive Values by Campus Pride
NBC News reported that Augsburg was one of only three religiously affiliated universities that received the highest score of 5 on the index of schools recognized by Campus Pride for being religious universities that are LGBTQ-friendly.
Top 40 LGBTQ Friendly Colleges and Universities
Augsburg was again named to Campus Pride’s list of the top 40 LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities in 2021. Campus Pride is the leading national organization for creating safer, more LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities.
2021 Best in the Midwest by The Princeton Review
Augsburg was again named to The Princeton Review’s list of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest based on academic excellence.
2021 Best Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report
- 4th in Best Undergraduate Teaching
- 24th in Regional Universities–Midwest
- 38th in Support for Veterans