Waldorf University

Forest City, IA

Waldorf University

Forest City, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$23,088

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
460
75th
550
25th
460
75th
22
25th
15
75th
19
25th
16
75th
21
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

62%

male

38%

female

21

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 635
Declined 405
Total Received 1,040
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Proprietary

4,101

undergraduate students

834

graduate students

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School Facts

Waldorf University (formerly Waldorf College), founded in 1903, is a private, four-year, liberal arts institution. Its 51-acre campus is located in Forest City, IA.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Proprietary
Campus enrollment 4,935
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational

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51-acre campus in Forest City (population: 4,091), 40 miles from Mason City and 120 miles from both Des Moines and Minneapolis. Major airports serve Des Moines and Minneapolis; smaller airport and bus serve Mason City. School operates transportation to airports, area clinics, bus stations, school excursions, and shopping districts.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Waldorf University
106 South Sixth Street
Forest City, IA
50436

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
18%
Top 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/4
22%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
460
75th
550
25th
460
75th
22
25th
15
75th
19
25th
16
75th
21
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (waived if filed before January 1)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 635
Declined 405
Total Received 1,040

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

69%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,265

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $21,886
Room & board $7,866
Additional fees $1,202
Books & supplies $1,368
Total $32,322
Average Financial Aid - $9,265
Total with Avg. Aid $23,057

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 292-1903
F: 641 585-8194
finaid@waldorf.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, bowling, broomball, canoeing, dodgeball, flag football, foosball, Frisbee, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Corporate Communications, General. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management. yes yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Fire Services Administration. yes yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes yes
History, General. yes
Homeland Security. yes yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Music, General. yes
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician. yes yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Teacher Assistant/Aide. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Fire Science
  2. Business Administration
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

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

4,935

total students

21%

in-state

79%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

4,101
students

Female
38%
1,568

Male
62%
2,533

17%

834
students

Female
37%
306

Male
63%
528

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

59%

2,426
students

Female
40%
966

Male
60%
1,460

41%

1,675
students

Female
36%
602

Male
64%
1,073

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
28%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
57%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Germany
Nepal
Turkmenistan
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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