Morningside College

Sioux City, IA

Morningside College

Sioux City, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$32,720

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
57%
12-17
7%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,525
Declined 1,860
Total Received 4,385
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Private

1,268

undergraduate students

1,416

graduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,684
Established in 1894
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist Church

69-acre, suburban campus in Sioux City (population: 82,514). Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Omaha, NE
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Sioux Gateway

Morningside College
1501 Morningside Avenue
Sioux City, IA
51106

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government/Activities Council
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Homecoming Committee

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Honors Assembly
  • Christmas at Morningside
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
70%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
57%
12-17
7%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.42

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,525
Declined 1,860
Total Received 4,385

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
interview
talent/ability

Considered

level of applicant's interest

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $31,220
Room & board $9,840
Additional fees $1,500
Books & supplies $1,300
Other fees $1,400
Total $45,260
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II
NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
American History (United States)
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biopsychology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Counseling Psychology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
History Teacher Education
History, General
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Philosophy
Photography
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,684

total students

55%

in-state

45%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

47%

1,268
students

Female
51%
642

Male
49%
626

53%

1,416
students

Female
84%
1,196

Male
16%
220

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

1,199
students

Female
51%
609

Male
49%
590

6%

69
students

Female
48%
33

Male
52%
36

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 45%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
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
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

49

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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