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Causes: Education, Undergraduate Colleges

Mission: Augsburg university educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.

Programs: Postsecondary educationset in a vibrant neighborhood at the heart of the twin cities, augsburg university offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to nearly 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The trademarks of an augsburg education are an emphasis upon direct, personal experience and our deep commitment to educating students at the intersections of faith, learning, and service. Augsburg is recognized as one of the country's leading institutions for community engagement by the president's higher education community service honor roll. In addition, the university was awarded the 2012 william m. Burke presidential award for excellence in experiential education by the national society for experiential education. Augsburg ranks among the top producers of national and international student fellowship awardees. Our passion for access and excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies is guided by the faith and values of the lutheran church, which call the university to educate students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders.

academic support and student servicesaugsburg university provides innovative programming and support services to a diverse community of nearly 3,500 undergraduate and graduate learners. The gage center for student success provides advising, tutoring, and other academic support services to all undergraduate and graduate students. The gage center includes center for learning and accessible student services (class) academic specialists who provide individualized accommodations for students with cognitive, learning, and physical disabilities. The gage center also offers support programs for first-generation and low-income students. In addition, stepup--augsburg's innovative, nationally recognized residential college recovery program--supports 100 students each year with counseling, substance-free housing, and leadership development. Finally, through the integrated services of the enrollment center, students and families can receive counseling and support with tuition payment plans, scholarships, financial aid, and registration.

auxiliary servicesaugsburg university's residence life program seeks to develop residents who are both students and neighbors in an urban collegiate setting. The university has five residence halls and three dining venues. During the fall of 2017, augsburg was home to 875 students, with more than 700 participating in student meal plans. A'viands dining service strives to provide a wide variety of meals that meet nutritional and cultural requirements and educate students about nutrition and sustainable food practices. A campus bookstore offers a variety of fair trade goods for students, faculty, staff, and the general public.

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