Waldorf University Rankings

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In the World#6467 of 14178
In North America#1657 of 2629
In the United States#1574 of 2528
In Iowa#27 of 39
In Forest City#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
66%
Average SAT
1015
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$19,435 /y
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
2,552
Graduates
519
Male:Female Ratio
59:41
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Waldorf University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%66%66%
Applicants1,447910537
Admissions957604353
Freshmen enrolled full time17010565

2,469 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
49 or 31%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 920
or below

75% of them
had 1110
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Waldorf University are 920-1110 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
111 or 69%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Waldorf University are 17-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Race or Ethnicity unknown1836 (60%)
White813 (27%)
Black or African American187 (6%)
Hispanic101 (3%)
Nonresident Alien83 (3%)
Two or more races20 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander17 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.2%)
Asian4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,435/year
Average aid awarded
$14,568
Students receiving aid
96%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$19,719
$30-48K$16,991
$48-75K$21,059
$75-110K$21,221
$110K+$21,200

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$21,196$4,680
Tuition in-state$21,196$4,680
Tuition out-of-state$21,196$4,680
Fee in-district$1,156$35
Fee in-state$1,156$35
Fee out-of-state$1,156$35

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity493
Combined charge for room and board$7,618

Waldorf University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Organizational Leadership158
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician36120
Fire Services Administration3893
Business & Commerce, General124
Psychology, General1773
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management959
Organizational Behavior Studies247
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies1034
Health & Health Care Administration & Management929
Speech Communication and Rhetoric19
Business Administration and Management, General16
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management68
Homeland Security310
Biology & Biological Sciences, General12
Elementary Education and Teaching12
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General10
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General9
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration7
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies5
Creative Writing4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
English Language and Literature, General3
Teacher Assistant & Aide3
History, General2
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies1
Music, General1
Grand Total161674158
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate30%35%24%
  • Full-time retention rate - 53%

Publications & Citations

Publications
13
Citations
188

Publication count by topic

Philosophy
3
Sociology
3
History
3
Psychology
2
Biology
1
Medicine
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy27453
History37391
Sociology46288
Biology4908130
Psychology538125
Medicine568524

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
199200
199300
199400
199510
199601
199700
199800
199900
200000
200100
200200
200302
200400
200500
200601
200700
200821
200901
2010312
2011120

General info

Alternative namesWU
Founded1903
WikipediaWaldorf University
MottoLux et Veritas
Light and Truth
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff274
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address106 S Sixth St
Forest City, Iowa, 50436-1713
United States
City population4,000
Phone6415852450

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