Tuition & Fees

$31,530

$31,530

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
13%
24-29
27%
18-23
41%
12-17
19%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
39%
12-17
22%
30-36
9%
24-29
32%
18-23
52%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,597
Declined + 1,964
Total Received 4,561
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Private (nonprofit)

1,321

undergraduate students

1,581

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 6415
ACT 1338

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Location

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,902
Established in 1894
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Sioux City, IA

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

Morningside College
1501 Morningside Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51106

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
13%
24-29
27%
18-23
41%
12-17
19%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
39%
12-17
22%
30-36
9%
24-29
32%
18-23
52%
12-17
7%

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 2,597
Declined + 1,964
Total Received 4,561

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

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,298

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,030
Room $5,200
Board $4,410
Additional fees $1,500
Books & supplies $800
Total $41,940
Average Financial Aid - $23,298
Total with Avg. Aid $18,642
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 831-0806, extension 5230
F: 712 274-5101
gagnon@morningside.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Karen Gagnon
Director of Student Financial Planning
gagnon@morningside.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Many Intramural/recreational Sports

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Athletic Directors

Tim Jager (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

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
Organizational Management
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,902

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

46%

1,321
students

Female
54%
711

Male
46%
610

54%

1,581
students

Female
82%
1,293

Male
18%
288

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,295
students

Female
54%
699

Male
46%
596

2%

26
students

Female
47%
12

Male
53%
14

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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
77%
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

35%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Antigua And Barbuda
Brazil
China
Germany
Japan
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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