Tuition & Fees

$26,530

$26,530

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 31
Declined + 53
Total Received 84
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Private (nonprofit)

353

undergraduate students

1,177

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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School Facts

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 1,530
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: 9,447), 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
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
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 $25
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 or ACT Considered if submitted

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 31
Declined + 53
Total Received 84

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

23%

353
students

Female
50%
178

Male
50%
175

Graduate

77%

1,177
students

Female
26%
301

Male
74%
876

undergraduateFull-time

63%

224
students

Female
48%
107

Male
52%
117

undergraduatePart-time

37%

129
students

Female
56%
71

Male
44%
58

Student Break-down

37%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
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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