Morningside College Rankings

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In the World#4626 of 14178
In North America#1278 of 2629
In the United States#1201 of 2528
In Iowa#19 of 39
In Sioux City#1 of 3

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
63%
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$22,831 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,277
Graduates
1,322
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Morningside College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate63%65%61%
Applicants3,7391,5692,169
Admissions2,3591,0261,333
Freshmen enrolled full time367199168

31 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,360 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
367 or 100%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Morningside College are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2157 (83%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown121 (5%)
Hispanic114 (4%)
Nonresident Alien66 (3%)
Two or more races54 (2%)
Black or African American45 (2%)
Asian27 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,831/year
Average aid awarded
$22,327
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$19,805
$30-48K$19,166
$48-75K$21,842
$75-110K$21,927
$110K+$22,194

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,220$5,040
Tuition in-state$31,220$5,040
Tuition out-of-state$31,220$5,040
Fee in-district$1,500
Fee in-state$1,500
Fee out-of-state$1,500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity883
Combined charge for room and board$9,840
Room charge$5,320
Meal charge$4,520

Morningside College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Education, Other163
Business Administration and Management, General40
Special Education and Teaching, General34
Biology & Biological Sciences, General32
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse30
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances28
Elementary Education and Teaching24
Reading Teacher Education22
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation22
Agricultural and Food Products Processing17
Organizational Leadership17
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing17
Accounting12
Social Sciences, Other11
Mass Communication & Media Studies7
Political Science and Government, General7
History Teacher Education6
Music Teacher Education6
English Language and Literature, General6
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management6
Clinical Nurse Leader6
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education5
History, General4
Advertising4
Mathematics, General4
Art Teacher Education4
Psychology, General3
Computer Programming & Programmer, General3
Biopsychology3
Mathematics Teacher Education3
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other3
Photography3
Graphic Design3
Fine & Studio Arts, General2
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Counseling Psychology2
Public & Applied History2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Music Performance, General1
Music, General1
International Relations and Affairs1
Chemistry, General1
Grand Total279292
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate62%53%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%

Publications & Citations

Publications
196
Citations
1,419

Publication count by topic

Sociology
49
Psychology
42
History
15
Political science
15
Art
9
Biology
8
Medicine
8
Computer science
7
Philosophy
6
Chemistry
5
Mathematics
5
Economics
4
Physics
4
Business
3
Geography
3
Environmental science
2
Materials science
2
Engineering
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology2443168
Economics2444288
Political science285251
Philosophy28652
Art29362
Psychology3104541
History31242
Physics424328
Geography435418
Medicine4654140
Mathematics518721
Business52836
Chemistry555827
Biology560432
Materials science56155
Computer science564620
Engineering58642

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199008
1991115
1992011
1993111
199437
199509
1996115
1997121
1998114
1999213
2000114
2001315
2002236
2003033
2004636
2005937
20061433
20071234
2008444
2009561
2010557
2011658
2012861
2013579
2014390
20151371
2016675
2017883
2018760
20191382
20201497

General info

Alternative namesMC
Founded1894
WikipediaMorningside College
MottoThe Morningside College experience cultivates a passion for life-long learning and a dedication to ethical leadership and civic responsibility
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff300
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1501 Morningside Ave
Sioux City, Iowa, 51106-1751
United States
City population83,000
Phone7122745000
Fax+1 (712) 274 5101

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