Wartburg College

Waverly, IA

Wartburg College

Waverly, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$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%
30-36
7%
24-29
39%
18-23
48%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

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

1,501

undergraduate students

4

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,505
Established in 1852
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Lutheran

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Waterloo Regional

Wartburg College
100 Wartburg Boulevard
Waverly, IA
50677-0903

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
86%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Entertainment To Knight (ETK)
  • Student Senate
  • Wartburg College Dance Marathon (WCDM)
  • Symphonic Band
  • Wartburg Choir

Top Events

  • Outfly
  • Homecoming
  • Christmas with Wartburg
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
80%

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%
30-36
7%
24-29
39%
18-23
48%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.62

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,019
Declined 999
Total Received 4,018

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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

Important

character/personal qualities
interview

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 59
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

98%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,844

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $43,500
Room & board $9,592
Additional fees $2,180
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $700
Total $57,072
Average Financial Aid - $4,844
Total with Avg. Aid $52,228
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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
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

cheeleading, dance team

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Golf, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Digital Arts
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Finance, General
German Language and Literature
History Teacher Education
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Neuroscience
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sports Communication
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 58%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
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

25

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
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
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

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 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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