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Tuition & Fees

$27,010

$27,010

not including room and board

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,031
Declined + 1,122
Total Received 2,153
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1  :  15

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Professions
  2. Education
  3. Business Administration
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School Facts

Graceland, founded in 1895, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 169-acre campus is located in Lamoni, IA, on the Missouri border, 75 miles south of Des Moines.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,301
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Other Christian
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 6249
ACT 1314

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

1,556

undergraduate students

745

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
2%
500-599
11%
400-499
48%
300-399
39%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
16%
400-499
58%
300-399
20%
30-36
6%
24-29
18%
18-23
40%
12-17
33%
6-11
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
40%
12-17
36%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
55%
12-17
18%
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Fun Facts

  • Graceland University Coach LD Weldon trained two athletes to achievement in the Olympic Decathlon: Jack Parker (Bronze, 1936) and Bruce Jenner (Gold, 1976).
  • Graceland University graduate Jeff Criswell was offensive tackle for the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, New York Jets, and Kansas City Chiefs over a stretch of 12 years.
  • Graceland University graduate Teresa Carpenter received the Pulitzer Prize in journalism in 1981. One of her winning stories, published in the Village Voice, was about an institutionalized psychiatric patient who killed his wife on a three-day pass.

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Lamoni, IA

169-acre campus in Lamoni (population: 2,309), 75 miles south of Des Moines; branch campuses in Centerville, IA and in Trenton and Independence, MO. Served by bus; air serves Des Moines and Kansas City; train serves Osceola (30 miles). School operates transportation to airport for major holidays and at beginning and end of school year.

Graceland University
1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140-1698

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
18%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
2%
500-599
11%
400-499
48%
300-399
39%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
16%
400-499
58%
300-399
20%
30-36
6%
24-29
18%
18-23
40%
12-17
33%
6-11
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
40%
12-17
36%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
55%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,031
Declined + 1,122
Total Received 2,153

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Considered

Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Joe Worland
Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 866 472-0053
F: 641 784-5480
admissions@graceland.edu

Cost

Tuition $26,440
Room $3,230
Board $5,050
Additional fees $570
Books & supplies $1,190
Total $36,480
Average Financial Aid - $22,072
Total with Avg. Aid $14,408

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,072

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,303,442
State $1,012,876
Institutional $10,160,160
Other external $309,476
Total $14,785,954

Non-need-based

Federal $24,346
State $8,825
Institutional $2,043,066
Other external $98,028
Total $2,174,265

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference
Mascot
Yellowjackets
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural Business
Art/Studio Art
Art/Visual Communication
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
Basic Sciences
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Collaborative Learning/Teaching for K-12 Educators
Communications
Computer Science/Information Technology
Corrective Exercise/Performance Enhancement
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Administration
Curriculum/Instruction in a Quality Classroom
Differential Instruction
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Family Nurse Practitioner
Film/Theatre/Performance Studies
Fitness Administration/Management
Health
Health Care Management
History
Human Services
Instructional Leadership
International Studies
Liberal Studies
Literacy
Management in a Quality Classroom
Mathematics
Mid-/Moderate Special Education/K-12 Educators
Music
Nurse Educator
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Organization/Leadership
Physical Education
Psychology
Publication Writing/Design
Recreation
Religion
Religion/Philosophy
Spanish
Sport Management
Technology Integration
Theatre
Web Design
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Undergraduate

68%

1,556
students

Female
56%
873

Male
44%
683

Graduate

32%

745
students

Female
86%
637

Male
14%
108

undergraduateFull-time

79%

1,243
students

Female
54%
664

Male
46%
579

undergraduatePart-time

21%

313
students

Female
67%
209

Male
33%
104

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

trimester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Canada
Columbia
Egypt
Mexico
Spain
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kevin Brown
Director of Admissions
641 784-5149
brown@graceland.edu

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