Tuition & Fees

$39,730

$39,730

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
7%
500-599
27%
400-499
47%
300-399
16%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
37%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
13%
24-29
37%
18-23
38%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
43%
18-23
36%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
42%
18-23
43%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,749
Declined + 1,279
Total Received 4,028
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Private (nonprofit)

1,422

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 6926
ACT 1364

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School Facts

Wartburg, founded in 1852, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 118-acre campus is located in Waverly, IA, 15 miles north of Cedar Falls.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,422
Established in 1852
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Waverly, IA

118-acre campus in Waverly (population: 10,106), 15 miles from Waterloo-Cedar Falls and 140 miles from Des Moines. Served by bus; air serves Waterloo. School operates transportation to airport.

Wartburg College
100 Wartburg Boulevard
Waverly, IA 50677-0903

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
7%
500-599
27%
400-499
47%
300-399
16%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
37%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
13%
24-29
37%
18-23
38%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
43%
18-23
36%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
42%
18-23
43%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

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 yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,749
Declined + 1,279
Total Received 4,028

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Interview

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Todd Coleman
Assistant Vice President for Admissions and Alumni & Parent Programs
P: 319 352-8264
F: 319 352-8579
admissions@wartburg.edu

Cost

Tuition $38,710
Room $4,923
Board $4,825
Additional fees $1,020
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $50,578
Average Financial Aid - $27,932
Total with Avg. Aid $22,646

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,932

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,685,466
State $2,398,860
Institutional $18,108,454
Other external $2,854,746
Total $25,047,526

Non-need-based

Federal $115,037
State $50,310
Institutional $8,951,947
Other external $2,713,698
Total $11,830,992

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division III), Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Knights
School colors
orange and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
American Government Education
American History Education
Art
Art Education
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Finance
Business Administration/International Business
Business Administration/Management
Business Administration/Marketing
Business Administration/Sport Management
Chemistry
Clinical Lab Science
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Economics
Elementary Education
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Science/Studies
Fitness Management
German
Graphic Design
History
International Relations
Journalism Education
Journalism/Communication Organizational/Public Relations
Journalism/Communication/Digital Cinema/Production
Journalism/Communication/Multimedia Journalism
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Theory
Music Therapy
Neuroscience
Peace/Justice Studies
Performance
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Religion
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Criminology/Criminal Justice
Spanish
World History Education
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Undergraduate

100%

1,422
students

Female
50%
711

Male
50%
711

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

96%

1,374
students

Female
50%
687

Male
50%
687

undergraduatePart-time

4%

48
students

Female
50%
24

Male
50%
24

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

27

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

7

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority 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
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Countries most often represented China
Ethiopia
Japan
Nigeria
Swaziland
Zimbabwe
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kasandra Grosser
Associate Director of Admissions for International Recruiting
319 352-8511
global.admissions@wartburg.edu

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