Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college located on a 115-acre campus near the Mississippi River in Rock Island, Illinois. Augustana is a private school available to military and veterans. Visitors comment on the beautiful wooded campus, with its rolling, river valley landscape and winding pathways along the slough. It truly is an oasis within the city. Augustana College is a beautiful place for military and veterans to use their post 9/11 GI Bill college benefits to complete their education. Augustana College also offers 90 majors and related areas of study, a 12:1 student-faculty ratio, and plentiful scholarships.