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Rankings and recognition

U.S. News and World Report: 95th of 229 liberal arts colleges nationally in 2018

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)

Payscale College Salary Report (#91)

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.