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Waldorf University
  • 4 Year
  • FOREST CITY, IA

Report Card

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

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Waldorf University is a private university located in Forest City, Iowa. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,452 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Waldorf University acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Business, Fire Protection and Prevention, and Homeland Security and Disaster Management. Graduating 31% of students, Waldorf University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,200.

About

106 S SIXTH ST
FOREST CITY, IA 50436
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Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
North Star Athletic Association

Waldorf University Rankings

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

Waldorf University Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1110
ACT Range
17-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$21,483 / 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
$14,314 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 11 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 11 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 11 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
25
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
14
Online Bachelor's Programs
10
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    31%
  • Online
    69%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,452 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
636
Undergrads Over 25
63%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
30%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Friendly
    89%
  • Stressed
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
67%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 12 responses
Poll
53%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports. 15 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Awesome
    44%
  • Very helpful and always meeting expectations
    22%
  • Fast-paced
    11%
  • Home away from home
    11%
  • Underrated
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 5 responses

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