58%

Acceptance Rate

$20,452

Avg.Financial Aid

001879

FAFSA Code

About Morningside College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,698

Website

https://www.morningside.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.

United Methodist

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

Yes

Located in Sioux City, Iowa, Morningside College is a private, United Methodist university. Morningside College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At MC around 73% are white, 8% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 7% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 93% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 50% of the students are females and 50% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Eppie Lederer, Pauline Phillips, Bud Day, and Paul Splittorff. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, MC offers around 124 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

1501 Morningside Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7122745000
Fax: 7122745358
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Morningside College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

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

Rolling Admissions

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

58%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

20 - 25

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Morningside College has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. A candidate, in order to take admission to Morningside College, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1501 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51106-1751. To gather more information, they can call them at (712) 274-5000.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$23,396

Average Annual Cost

$30,030

Books And Supplies

$1,323

Other Fees

$1,500

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

$9,610

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,116

Total One Year Cost

$45,579

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to MC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $46,660 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($32,720), books and supplies ($1,300), room and boarding ($9,840), and budget for other expenses ($2,800). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

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

71%

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

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

71 Graduates

Biology, General

34 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

32 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

31 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

18 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

13 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

11 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

9 Graduates

Chemistry

9 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

9 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

5 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

5 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

4 Graduates

Computer Programming

3 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

3 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Agricultural and Food Products Proc...

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Psychology, General

2 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

2 Graduates

Biopsychology

1 Graduates

Education, General

1 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,282

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

30%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

73% White

7% Unknown

2% Black

7% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

49%

Out Of State

45%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$54,991 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 88% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

88%

Undergrads in College Housing

62%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,200/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,410/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,410/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Mustang

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Great Plains Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

430

Total Female Athletes

285

Intramural Sports

1

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Bowling

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,840 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at MC costs around $4,410 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 50% and 50%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,700/year

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

$0$100,000

$25,000

$28,000

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.

$259 - 291

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

$20,452

Students Receiving Federal Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,968

Students Receiving State Aid

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,274

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,161

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$23,066

$30K - $48K

$22,029

$48K - $75K

$21,699

$75K - $110K

$19,351

> $110K

$19,096

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$16,574,038

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at MC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Morningside College is around $18,218 and the federal grant is $5,481. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $5,178 as well as institutional aid worth $18,218. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Morningside College add up to $16,574,038 per year.

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