Augustana College

639 38th St, Rock Island, IL
Christian college

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Majors offered at Augustana College

Biggest majors
Biology, General
Finance and Financial Management Services
Psychology, General

Academics at Augustana College

Student Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Less Selective (64% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution
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Common careers for Augustana College students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Account Manager611k
Senior Financial Analyst85k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)78k
Physical Therapist (PT)73k
Office Manager64k
Administrative Assistant41k
Based on 1,708 student responses
48.6kAvg. Early Career Pay
93.1kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
45%in High-Meaning careers
29%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Augustana College

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Student reviews of Augustana College

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Recommended by

75% of students

Known for

LGBTQ+ friendly
Welcoming student body
Helpful learning and accessibility services
Diverse and Inclusive
Lots of interesting clubs and activities



I like the support the professors offer, they make their intention of helping their students very clear. The people I have met here are also great, I am in a band so a lot of the people I hang out with are other band kids or other kids also majoring in computer science. My friends have helped me academically in many ways, I have very studious friends and they are also extremely intelligent. They challenge me to continue putting forth effort towards academics and keep my mindset positive. We also bounce ideas off of each other from what we learned in class.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

For me, Augustana is lacking a strong Chinese program. Yes, they have 4 years of Chinese here and yes, they have great professors teaching Chinese. I didn’t actually know I would want to double major until coming here and talking with my Chinese professor, but I just came to Augustana and I’m already almost out of the levels of Chinese classes they offer. Another aspect that I don’t really like is how the school advertises, they advertise really well and so well that I was not expecting some things when I came here. I know people do drugs on all college campuses but I wasn’t prepared for the ratio of students who do them and seemingly regularly too. Again this is a normal thing but I wish there were more perspectives on some of the negative aspects of Augustana to allow prospective students to develop a realistic expectation of Augustana.

McKenna Roach
Graphic Design
Interior Design



All of the teachers here are very understanding about mental health, as well as very accommodating with catching up with coursework. The buildings and nature are all very pretty to look at outside.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Personally, as somebody who's shy, I thought a small college would be best but I found it to be very limiting instead. As a grow into who I am I found I like to have the freedom to walk where I like to go, but most things are about a ten-minute drive away. Additionally, with being shy I feel like there's more attention on me in classes, and I've found that's not something that I like. I also found that the dorm I stayed in wasn't up to the standards of what I expected, especially for the price. Overall, Augustana College isn't a bad school academically, but socially not for me. I'm also going into STEM, so it's just not the right fit.

Sandra Yeboah
Coding And Computer Science



Their diversity programs are many and strive to make every student feel like they belong even as they are far from home.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Take your academics seriously.

Nathan Bonney
Coding And Computer Science



The campus is kind of nice and there are definitely lots of good people here.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The cost of living is too high and the location (Quad Cities) is horrible

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