Wartburg College

Waverly, IA

Wartburg College, founded in 1852, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 170-acre campus is located in Waverly, IA, 15 miles north of Cedar Falls.

Wartburg College

Waverly, IA

Tuition & Fees

$45,680

$45,680

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
43%
500-599
40%
400-499
17%
700-800
3%
600-699
29%
500-599
54%
400-499
11%
300-399
3%
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
37%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
30%
18-23
44%
12-17
14%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
40%
12-17
12%
30-36
8%
24-29
39%
18-23
49%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,019
Declined + 999
Total Received 4,018
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Private (nonprofit)

1,501

undergraduate students

4

graduate 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 College, founded in 1852, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 170-acre campus is located in Waverly, IA, 15 miles north of Cedar Falls.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,505
Established in 1852
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Waverly, IA

170-acre campus in Waverly (population: 10,126), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
43%
500-599
40%
400-499
17%
700-800
3%
600-699
29%
500-599
54%
400-499
11%
300-399
3%
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
37%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
30%
18-23
44%
12-17
14%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
40%
12-17
12%
30-36
8%
24-29
39%
18-23
49%
12-17
4%

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 or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,019
Declined + 999
Total Received 4,018

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

Tara Winter
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 319 352-8264
F: 319 352-8579
admissions@wartburg.edu

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$33,037.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $43,500
Room $5,492
Board $4,100
Additional fees $2,180
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $56,372
Average Financial Aid - $33,037
Total with Avg. Aid $23,335

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,825,539
State $2,598,802
Institutional $24,794,980
Other external $2,625,460
Total $31,844,781

Non-need-based

Federal $97,200
State $46,996
Institutional $9,799,620
Other external $2,753,917
Total $12,697,733
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 319 352-8262
F: 319 352-8247
finaid@wartburg.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jennifer Sassman
Director of Financial Aid
jennifer.sassman@wartburg.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

cheeleading, dance team

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, clay target, disc golf, flag football, golf, indoor soccer, Olympics event, pickleball, pool battleship, softball, spikeball, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Rick Willis (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Sheila Kittleson (women's)
Director Of Waverly Sports & Wellness Center
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference
Mascot
Knights
School colors
orange and black

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
Business Administration/Supply Chain Management
Chemistry
Church Music
Clinical Lab Science
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Economics
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering/Electrical
Engineering/Interdisciplinary
Engineering/Mechanical
English
Environmental Science/Studies
Exercise Science
German
Graphic Design
Health/Fitness Studies
History
Interdisciplinary Leadership
International Relations
Journalism Education
Journalism/Communication Organizational/Public Relations
Journalism/Communication Sports Media
Journalism/Communication/Digital Cinema/Production
Journalism/Communication/Multimedia Journalism
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theory
Music Therapy
Neuroscience
Physical Education
Physics
Piano Pedagogy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Religion
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Criminology/Criminal Justice
Spanish
World History Education
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

1,505

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,501
students

Female
54%
817

Male
46%
684

0%

4
students

Female
100%
4

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,462
students

Female
55%
800

Male
45%
662

3%

39
students

Female
44%
17

Male
56%
22

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
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

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

27

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

7

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • 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
  • 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 service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • 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 58
Countries most often represented Eswatini
India
Japan
Mexico
South Africa
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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