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Morningside University
  • 4 Year
  • SIOUX CITY, IA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Morningside is a private, Christian university located in Sioux City, Iowa. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,160 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Morningside acceptance rate is 74%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Nursing. Graduating 54% of students, Morningside alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,400.

About

1501 MORNINGSIDE AVE
SIOUX CITY, IA 51106
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Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Great Plains Athletic Conference

Morningside University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Morningside Admissions

Acceptance Rate
74%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
880-1120
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$23,222 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,473 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
87%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 30 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 30 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    95%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,160 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
85
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
59%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Friendly
    88%
  • Focused
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
53%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 38 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 48 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Libral Arts
    32%
  • Sporty
    32%
  • Home away from home
    16%
  • Liberal Arts
    16%
  • Fun
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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