Waldorf University

School Highlights

Waldorf University serves 3,071 students (70% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 274 teachers has grown by 191% over five years.
Waldorf University(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium ProgramsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty274 staff292 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Waldorf University has grown by 115% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The Waldorf University diversity score of 0.57 is equal to the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,071 students2,894 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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# Full-Time Students2,138 students1,389 students
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# Part-Time Students933 students1,505 students
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# Undergraduate Students1,619 students1,389 students
# Graduate Students519 students519 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
493 students411 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
9%
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% Black
6%
12%
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% White
26%
63%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
60%
9%
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Diversity Score0.570.57
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,700$34,700
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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 stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$20,316$17,086
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,810$11,375
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,125$5,500
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Acceptance Rate66%29%
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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: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Waldorf University is North Iowa Area Community College (29.4 miles away).
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  • 2,894 students | 29.40 Mi500 College Dr
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 423-1264
    29.402,894
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    Austin, MN 55912
    (507) 433-0600
    43.003,475
  • 741 students | 57.40 Mi1100 College Ave
    Iowa Falls, IA 50126
    (800) 322-9235
    57.40741
  • 2,035 students | 58.20 Mi19 S 7th St
    Estherville, IA 51334
    (712) 362-2601
    58.202,035
  • Rasmussen College-Mankato
    Private, for profit
    690 students | 59.10 Mi130 Saint Andrews Drive
    Mankato, MN 56001
    (507) 625-6556
    59.10690
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