Tuition & Fees

$26,530

$26,530

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 74
Declined + 9
Total Received 83
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Private (nonprofit)

337

undergraduate students

1,365

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Fine Arts
  2. Management
  3. Computer Science
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Codes

SAT 4497
ACT 1317

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Maharishi University of Management, founded in 1971, is a private university. Its 262-acre campus is located in Fairfield, IA, 60 miles south of Iowa City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,702
Established in 1971
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Fairfield, IA

262-acre campus in Fairfield (population: 9,750), 60 miles from Iowa City, 85 miles from Cedar Rapids. Served by bus; major airport serves Des Moines (110 miles); smaller airports serve Ottumwa (30 miles) and Cedar Rapids (75 miles); train serves Mt. Pleasant (20 miles). School operates transportation to airport and train station.

Maharishi University of Management
1000 North Fourth Street
Fairfield, IA 52557

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
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

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted
ACT only Considered if submitted

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 74
Declined + 9
Total Received 83

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Interview
Recommendations

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Brad Mylett
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 369-6480
F: 641 472-1179
admissions@mum.edu

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Professionals
Art
Business
Business Administration
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Educational Foundations
Educational Innovation
Film
Literature
Maharishi Ayurveda/Integrative Medicine
Maharishi Vedic Science
Management
Mathematics
Media/Communications
Physiology
Physiology/Health
Secondary Education
Sustainable Living
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Undergraduate

20%

337
students

Female
53%
180

Male
47%
157

Graduate

80%

1,365
students

Female
22%
307

Male
78%
1,058

undergraduateFull-time

91%

309
students

Female
56%
172

Male
44%
137

undergraduatePart-time

9%

28
students

Female
29%
8

Male
71%
20

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
31%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
34%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

58

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

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

85%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Ethiopia
Great Britain
India
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Brad Mylett
Director of International Admissions
641 472-1110
intadmis@mum.edu

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