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Wartburg College
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  • 4 Year
  • WAVERLY, IA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Wartburg is excited to welcome prospective students to campus. We have established guidelines that make the safety of the Wartburg community a priority. For those who are uncomfortable visiting at this time, we have a virtual visit that includes many of the same features, including a meeting with your admissions counselor, a faculty member, and a coach, music director, or co-curricular leader! Learn More

Report Card

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

About

100 WARTBURG BLVD.
WAVERLY, IA 50677
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
American Rivers Conference
From Wartburg College

The liberal arts education you will receive at Wartburg allows you to not only gain the skills required from your chosen field of study, but also the critical thinking skills required to explore the ethics of decision-making and community engagement, effective communication, cultural competence, and collaboration.

Wartburg offers more than 60 academic majors in the liberal arts and in professional areas such as business administration, education, music, and engineering. Our graduates find satisfying careers and are admitted into top graduate and professional schools. Students may also participate in a variety of interdisciplinary minors and programs that enrich the academic experience and prepare graduates for success.

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Wartburg College Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
1040-1220
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,363 / 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
$31,180 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
96%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 23 responses
91%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 35 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 35 responses

Majors

Biology at Wartburg

A degree in biology from Wartburg College is well-recognized around the nation. Wartburg’s medical school acceptance rate is extremely high (nearly twice the national average). Graduates applying to dentistry, optometry, podiatry, occupational therapy, nursing, medical technology, and chiropractic medicine programs have had similar acceptance rates.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    3%
  • On Campus
    97%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,462 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
43
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
39%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Involved
    65%
  • Ready to learn and grow as an individual
    25%
  • Athletic
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
85%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 40 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Awesome!
    40%
  • Leadership and service
    40%
  • Proud
    15%
  • Home away from home
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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Rating 3.54 out of 5  603 reviews
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