Waldorf University

School Highlights

Waldorf University serves 1,426 students
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.

Top Rankings

Waldorf University ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Iowa for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Waldorf University(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty48 staff95 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Waldorf University has grown by 62% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The Waldorf University diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,426 students2,221 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:118:1
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# Full-Time Students-994 students
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# Part-Time Students-1,227 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
543400
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
7%
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% Black
11%
7%
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% White
80%
72%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score0.340.46
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,700$36,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $20,316 is more than the state average of $17,086. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$20,316$17,086
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,191$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,125$5,500
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Acceptance Rate69%69%
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SAT Reading515515
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SAT Math505505
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SAT Writing (Year 2011)445445
ACT Composite2020
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ACT English2121
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ACT Math2020
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Waldorf University is Purdue University Global-Mason City (24.4 miles away).
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