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Augsburg ranked 22nd in U.S. News and World Reports’ America’s Best Colleges 2003

Oct. 15, 2002

Augsburg College was ranked 22nd among Midwestern Universities that offer master's programs in the annual ranking of the U.S. News and World Reports' "America's Best Colleges 2003." Schools within this category produce a full range of undergraduate and master's level programs. Among the key criteria in judging were highest graduation rate and highest proportion of classes of fewer than 20.

U.S. News also introduced a new ranking of schools with "outstanding examples of academic programs that lead to students' success." Augsburg ranked 21st in the nation in the Service Learning category. Each of the schools listed are said to be "stellar examples" of programs shown to enhance learning. Augsburg is the only Minnesota college/university in this category.