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Tuition & Fees

$27,180

$27,180

not including room and board

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,358
Declined + 1,792
Total Received 4,150
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1  :  13

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Education
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School Facts

Morningside, founded in 1894, is a church-affiliated, private, liberal arts college. Its 69-acre campus is located in Sioux City, IA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,823
Established in 1894
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 6415
ACT 1338

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

1,321

undergraduate students

1,502

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
39%
18-23
44%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
37%
18-23
51%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Sioux City, IA

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Sioux City, IA

69-acre, suburban campus in Sioux City (population: 82,459). Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

Morningside College
1501 Morningside Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51106

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 4% of male students
 
1 sororities 3% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
39%
18-23
44%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
37%
18-23
51%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 15 (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

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,358
Declined + 1,792
Total Received 4,150

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Stephanie Peters
Director of Admissions
P: 800 831-0806, extension 5511
F: 712 274-5101
mscadm@morningside.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,068,004
State $1,943,446
Institutional $1,347,713
Other external $0
Total $5,359,163

Non-need-based

Federal $741,430
State $94,725
Institutional $10,904,259
Other external $617,521
Total $12,357,935

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Great Plains Athletic Conference
Mascot
Mustang
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Advertising
Agriculture/Food Studies
American History
Applied Computer Science
Art
Art Teacher Education
Biology
Biology Teacher Education
Biopsychology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Teacher Education
Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Corporate Communications
Counseling Psychology
Drama/Theatre Arts
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
Engineering Science
English
English Language Arts Education
Fine Arts/Studio Arts
Graphic Design
History
History Teacher Education
Industrial Psychology
International Affairs
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Medical Technology
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Physics Teacher Education
Political Science
Professional Educator
Psychology
Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Spanish
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

47%

1,321
students

Female
52%
689

Male
48%
632

Graduate

53%

1,502
students

Female
83%
1,242

Male
17%
260

undergraduateFull-time

96%

1,279
students

Female
53%
668

Male
47%
611

undergraduatePart-time

4%

42
students

Female
50%
21

Male
50%
21

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

38%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

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
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Japan
Mexico
Paraguay
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Terri Curry
Vice President of Admissions
712 274-5257
curryte@morningside.edu

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