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Wartburg College
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  • 4 Year
  • WAVERLY, IA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  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
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

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

Experience more at Wartburg College!

Studying in another country, performing research with your professors, and completing internships will give you resumé-worthy experiences and new perspectives that better prepare you for what’s next. And we’re here to support you every step of the way.

The recently announced Wartburg Commitment ensures greater access for more undergraduate students through a lower sticker price, targeted scholarship programs, and $1,500 in one-time funding to support experiential education for each student beginning in Fall 2024.

Wartburg is a selective liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), internationally recognized for community engagement. Wartburg is dedicated to challenging and nurturing students for lives of leadership and service as a spirited expression of their faith and learning.

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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
83%
SAT Range
990-1200
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$23,022 / 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
$34,498 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 27 responses
90%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 42 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 42 responses

Majors

Biology at Wartburg

academic spotlight

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

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    23%
  • On Campus
    77%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,473 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
43
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
47%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Involved
    67%
  • Ready to learn and grow as an individual
    22%
  • Athletic
    7%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
85%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 47 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Leadership and service
    41%
  • Awesome!
    30%
  • Home away from home
    15%
  • Proud
    11%
  • Bad
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
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

Wartburg College Reviews

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