58%

Acceptance Rate

$22,207

Avg.Financial Aid

001866

FAFSA Code

About Graceland University (GU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,993

Website

www.graceland.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Other (none of the above)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Graceland University was established in 1895, that spans 170 acres in the rolling hills of southern Iowa. The university is sponsored by the Community of Christ. It is a beautiful learning campus that creates learning communities where students develop their potential for meaningful, productive lives. 

Campus offers more than 50 academic majors and programs and over 50 clubs and organizations. School focuses more on the joy of lifelong learning, the rigor of intellectual discipline, and the relationship of both to a satisfying professional and personal life. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,180 and It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar.

Graceland offers a learning environment for the residential as well as the non-residential student and has a vibrant Graceland alumni network who are passionate, caring, and dedicated individuals who put their relationships with students first and help in providing them the academic needs.

They have superb facilities like sports complexes, Helen Center for the Visual Arts, the Research Science and Technology Hall, regional performing arts hub, and many more. Its curriculum, firmly rooted in the liberal arts tradition, enhancing different styles of learning and prepares students to become competent professionals

For more info on Programs and Tuition

Location & Contact

Address

1 University Place

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6417845000
Fax: 6417845000
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Rankings

As per the US news it has attained the following rankings - 

#105 - in Regional Universities midwest.

#94 - in top performers

As noted above, its rich co-curricular program and career-oriented practical experiences have helped the students for advanced study, for productive careers, and rich lives.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

58%

SAT Range

950 - 1110

ACT Range

18 - 23

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Graceland University admissions are selective with an acceptance rate of 58%. Last year, 1,744 out of 3,004 applicants were admitted, making Graceland University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. They have the right to deny admission to a student who is deemed unable to adjust successfully to the Graceland environment.

Most of the newcomers graduate in the top half of their high school class. They accept B-average students, with some A's mixed in.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,923

Average Annual Cost

$28,600

Books And Supplies

$1,320

Other Fees

$640

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,760

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,120

Total One Year Cost

$42,440

The yearly rundown cost to go to Graceland University on a full-time basis for 2018/2019 is $42,440. This expense includes $29,240 for educational costs for both instate and outstate, $29,240 for books and supplies, and $8,760 for other expenses in state and $3,120 for outstate. It is advised to have an in-depth understanding of all the factors that go into contributing to the annual cost to attend university so that you can strategically plan your expenses.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

61%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Trimester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

122 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

84 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

50 Graduates

Biology, General

23 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

21 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

16 Graduates

Psychology, General

13 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

12 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

12 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

9 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

7 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

6 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

6 Graduates

Social Work

6 Graduates

Economics

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

5 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

5 Graduates

History

5 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

3 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

2 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

2 Graduates

International/Global Studies

2 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

2 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

2 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,181

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

41%

Full-time

87%

Part-time

13%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

62% White

7% Unknown

9% Black

10% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

2% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

72%

Out Of State

26%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,138 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 95% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

95%

Undergrads in College Housing

70%

Averege Housing Cost

$3,370/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,390/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,390/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Yellowjackets

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Heart of America Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

8

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$17,201

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$179 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,207

Students Receiving Federal Grants

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,645

Students Receiving State Aid

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,620

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,099

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$25,457

$30K - $48K

$24,994

$48K - $75K

$23,006

$75K - $110K

$19,774

> $110K

$17,524

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,121,061

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,974,991

Getting a college education is one of the most important investments in your future and Graceland University is capable of providing affordable educational experience through various federal and state grants, loans, and work-study for those who are eligible and they have to meet a net price of $18,923 as of 2018/2019.

Over 98 percent of Graceland students receive financial aid, including International students. They work with the students and the family to develop a financial bracket according to their financial needs. 

Such awards are given to those students who have shown exceptional achievement in everything from academics to athletics and visual or performing arts. They are committed to students to make Graceland education attainable and help all students to find their way to an affordable and excellent education. 

Graceland University's FAFSA code: 001866.

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