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F A S T   F A C T S
Location | Minneapolis
Population | 3,280,000
Enrollment | 3,076
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment

Term Dates
Fall | 08/30-12/08
Spring | 01/16-05/03

Augsburg University

Minneapolis, MN
Offering a Liberal Arts Education for students to take a variety of classes
Augsburg is in the top LGBTQIA+ universities in the nation

About This Campus

Augsburg is known for its diverse and inclusive environment, excellence in experiential, hands-on learning, as well as our engagement with our local and global neighbors. Augsburg University is home to students from 38 U.S. states and 44 countries; with over 50% of traditional undergraduate students identifying as Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, Latino/a/e/x, Asian, or Multi-racial Augsburg is designated as a minority-serving institution (MSI). Augsburg is an institution guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran Church. We are rooted in this tradition which welcomes our engagements with diverse expressions of faith, spiritual practices, and various belief systems present here and in the world. Augsburg has 50+ majors and minors and over 50 student organizations. Augsburg offers many ways to learn, engage, connect, and belong.

Location Information

Augsburg’s campus sits in the vibrant Cedar-Riverside neighborhood near downtown Minneapolis just blocks from the Mississippi River. Our location is a short walk, bike, or light rail ride away from Fortune 500 companies, world-renowned theaters and museums, concerts and sporting events, lakes and trails, restaurants and shopping, and hundreds of destinations.
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Academics

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Notable Academic Programs

  • Graphic Design - The Graphic Design program at Augsburg University offers a unique experiential design studio approach through interdisciplinary teaching of design thinking and problem-solving. This is accomplished through collaboration not only with other disciplines within the University but also local and international community partners. By taking what we refer to as an Agency approach, the program is structured to incorporate the best of a liberal arts degree with the application of professional studies. Embedded in the Augsburg University’s Graphic Design program, design & agency is the ethos and function of a trans-disciplinary design studio. The structure of this studio allows students to work with clients. The process is defined by professors working alongside students to mentor, guide, and collaborate with them through the development of design solutions for clients.

Unique Academic Programs

  • River Semester - Travel from the Headwaters of the Mississippi River south to the Gulf of Mexico as part of this unique educational expedition. Students will earn a full semester of college credits with a customized curriculum focused on environmental justice and social change in the Mississippi watershed.
  • Step Up - The StepUP Program at Augsburg University strives to help students champion lives of recovery, achieve academic success, and thrive in a community of accountability and support.
  • Playwrights' Center Affilated Courses - Playwrights’ Center, one of the nation’s most generous and well-respected theater organizations, partners with Augsburg University to offer online courses in playwriting, TV writing, and writing for digital media. These courses, taught by leading writers in the field, allow students everywhere to deepen their understanding of the craft and profession of writing for stage and screen. Limited Number of Spots are available for this program.

Special Programs

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Study Abroad Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Art... ++ show all

Conditions

GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 8.50 paper, N/A computer or 80.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.50
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Home Pay
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home Payment Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 06/01/23

Finances Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 19 ($1348 per additional hour)

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee $150 Year Home Mandatory
Parking Fee $195 Semester Home Optional
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 06/01/23

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Meal Plans Notes About Meal Plans
All residents in Anderson Hall, Mortensen Hall, and Urness Hall are required to have a meal plan.

Health

Figures per Semester are current as of 06/01/23

Important Notes about Health Insurance
Augsburg does not require students to have health insurance.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
N/A

Requirements

Comments on Problems or Conditions for Access
Augsburg does not have a health services clinic on campus. Students are able to walk to a clinic care within a short walking distance of the campus.

International Students outside of the United States are required to have health insurance either of their own or purchased through Augsburg University. Please contact us for more information.

Other Health Related Comments
Augsburg does offer a Center for Wellness and Counseling for mental health services. NSE students have access to this service.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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