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Augustana is a selective, residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Central to its mission are five shared core values: Christian, Liberal Arts, Excellence, Community, and Service. The College is an acknowledged leader in undergraduate higher education in the northern plains region. US News & World Report often recognizes Augustana as a top ten "Midwest Comprehensive College - Bachelor's" and has also identified it as a best value in this same category.
Located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for over 87 years, the attractive, 100-acre campus has excellent teaching-learning facilities. In recent years, nearly $25 million has been invested in new and renovated facilities, including the Madsen Center for Social Science, the Mortenson Center, the Fantle Building for the Center for Western Studies, and the Humanities Center.