Augustana University College

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Augustana University College
Former names
Camrose Lutheran College, Camrose Lutheran University College
Type Private
Active 1910–2004
Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
Location Camrose, Alberta, Canada
53°00′45″N 112°49′30″W / 53.0124°N 112.825°W / 53.0124; -112.825Coordinates: 53°00′45″N 112°49′30″W / 53.0124°N 112.825°W / 53.0124; -112.825
Colours Red and Black         
Nickname The Vikings

Augustana University College was a Lutheran college in Camrose, Alberta, Canada, from 1910 until its 2004 merger with the University of Alberta. It was established by Norwegian settlers.[1] Now known as the Augustana Faculty of the University of Alberta, it began its operations in 1910 under the name Camrose Lutheran College.[2] Augustana began offering university work in the fall of 1959 as an affiliated college of the University of Alberta and added a second year of the university transfer program in 1969. It became Alberta's first private university in 1985 when the first B.A. degrees were granted.[3]

On July 1, 2004, Augustana University College merged with the University of Alberta to become a separate faculty and satellite campus of the university.


  1. ^ "About UAlberta's Augustana Campus". University of Alberta Augustana Faculty. Retrieved 2012-07-27. 
  2. ^ "Music at Community Colleges". The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved 2012-07-27. 
  3. ^ "University". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Archived from the original on August 21, 2009. Retrieved 2012-07-27. 

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