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Augsburg University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
2211 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454
Phone
(612) 330-1000
Email address
admissions@augsburg.edu
School Information
"Augsburg University has maintained a strong academic reputation defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies since 1869. A safe and welcoming campus in the heart of Minneapolis, Augsburg offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to nearly 3,400 diverse students...Augsburg offers many ways to engage, connect, and belong. Students and parents receive support and resources. Alumni use their college degrees to live out their callings. Visitors cheer on Auggie athletics, attend live performances, complete service projects, and embrace other opportunities to learn." The university offers 50 majors, 11 graduate degree programs, and has a 12:1 student-faculty ratio. (Source: https://www.augsburg.edu/about/)
General Information
Augsburg University has been changing its admissions practices. The university has taken steps to get rid of standardized testing as a requirement for admission. The university has not announced if it will be replacing the standardized tests with another form of evaluation. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Actions Taken

Admissions Policies
  • University decided to get rid of standardized testing as a requirement for admission.
Resources
  • The university offers its faculty and staff a Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program.
  • As part of the University’s Equity and Inclusion Initiatives, there is a site listing all events and opportunities dedicated to Justice for George Floyd Initiatives.
  • The university has an Inclusion Scholars Program consisting of 18 hours of workshops to become more “equity-minded” and be able to “interrupt bias and microaggressions.” These students receive special recognition at Commencement.
  • On May 16, 2022, the university will be hosting and Anti-Racist Pedagogy Workshop.
Symbolic Actions
  • The university canceled classes and suspended all operations on April 22, 2021 in light of the Chauvin murder trial verdict.
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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