Value Proposition Claims

The following claims highlight the tangible qualities that are associated with Augustana. Read the claim and view the evidence that articulates the College's Value Proposition.

  1. We are an authentic, unpretentious campus community where students, professors and staff care deeply about each other.  See the evidence

  2. We value close student-professor collaboration which enhances learning.  See the evidence

  3. We commit to provide a global perspective and promote the importance of understanding self and others through extensive international experiences. See the evidence

  4. We provide undergraduate research opportunities that provide a rigorous and challenging academic experience which enhances applications for graduate and professional school. See the evidence

  5. We promote the importance of the performing and visual arts as central to a well-rounded liberal arts education. See the evidence

  6. We celebrate involvement in intercollegiate athletics and recognize its centrality to the Augustana experience. See the evidence

  7. We engage the vast resources of Sioux Falls, one of America’s great small cities, as a laboratory for internships, clinical practice, student teaching, part- and full-time employment.  See the evidence

  8. We graduate students in four years, unlike public-funded universities where it normally takes 5, 6 or more years to complete a degree. See the evidence

  9. We prepare our students for graduate and professional school.  They gain admission to nation's finest universities. See the evidence

  10. We produce measureable outcomes. In this region, Augustana’s reputation is second to none. Prospective employers, civic and business leaders hold high regard for Augustana and its graduates. See the evidence


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