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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B
Wartburg is an above-average private, Christian college located in Waverly, Iowa. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,474 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Wartburg acceptance rate is 77%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Communications. Graduating 65% of students, Wartburg alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,800.
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Address
100 Wartburg Blvd.
Waverly, IA 50677

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

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
950-1170
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$22,976/ 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
$27,199/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
B-
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
97%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.32 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.32 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,474Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
53
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
36%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
Report
  • Involved
    61%
  • Ready to learn and grow as an individual
    22%
  • Athletic
    11%
  • Diverse
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
84%
of students say they don't have Greek life.37 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.40 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
Report
  • Awesome!
    47%
  • Leadership and service
    35%
  • Proud
    18%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
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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Wartburg College Reviews

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I am attending there this fall. I love Wartburg because the staff knows me, even though I am not an official student. Whenever I have questions about the coming school year, the people I email respond almost immediately. The music department is wonderful and cares for its students. The art department has a lot of variety in classes and people involved. There are plenty of on-campus job opportunities, along with many places close to campus to work. I already have a job for this coming fall that I am extremely excited for!
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Wartburg is defiantly worth it! I've met the best friends and people along the way. Everybody makes it feel like home and are so welcoming. There are tons of diversity people on campus and we are all involved in helping them fit in and having the best experience in the states as possible. The teachers are all understanding and want to be a parent influence when you're there since our parents aren't there to help us when it's needed. Overall the education programs are amazing and I can't wait for my Nursing program to start. The food is really good and they have different variety's of food. For example, I am vegetarian so they have vegetarian dishes available everyday 3 times a day. I love Wartburg and I'm glad I chose this school to help me with my education.
As a freshmen at Wartburg, I have felt very welcomed into the Wartburg family and also Waverly as a community. Coming from a small town, Wartburg has provided me with many opportunities to meet new people and try new things. As a Elementary Education major, Wartburg offers the opportunity to work inside a classroom your first semester to discover if teaching is for you. Wartburg also offers a variety of career pathway services to help students discover life after Wartburg. As a member of the track team, the coaches and other athletes have helped me to adjust to college life and provided new friends to hang with.