Acceptance Rate

920 - 1110

SAT Range

17 - 22

ACT Range

Waldorf University Admissions

Waldorf University is located centrally in the beautiful forest city, Lowa Waldorf; a friendly Private Liberal Arts School with its foundation based on the four pillars Tradition, Passion, Community, and Success.

Since the college has a long history, It has a host of quite experienced Faculty and administration. It is a 4-year private for-profit university. Out of the 1071 applicants for the year.2019, 332 were women and 739 were men. Of which 239 women and 339 men were accepted for admissions. Thus Waldorf University (WU) has an acceptance rate of 75%. From the ones accepted, 104 women and 149 men enrolled in the university taking the admission yield rate to 31%.

Admission Process

The students need to follow the steps below in order to get admission into Waldorf University-

Admission Process for online student

Step 1- Submit the application form-

At first, the students need to fill the online application form.

Step 2- Submitting the Transcripts and other necessary documents-

Then the students need to submit their transcripts and other necessary documents supporting documents for any other educational and work-life experiences 

Step 3- Evaluation by Walford- 

The university than would do a comprehensive evaluation of the application. Then they will provide you a detailed report of the evaluation which will tell what courses you will need to complete for your selected program of study, your accepted transfer credits, and complete instructions on enrolling in your program.  This report is usually given in 2 to 5 working days, however, you can pay $25 in order to get it done in a single day.

Step 4- Enrolling in the program- 

Based on the report the students can visit the website and enroll in the programs of their choices.

Admission Process for Residential Students

The student needs to follow the given steps to get admission in the residential programs-

Step 1- Submit the application form-

Students need to go to the university website and fill the application form or download it to fill and send it to the admission office.

Step 2- Submit the transcripts and other documents-

The students need to submit the transcripts and other necessary documents to the admission office.

Step 3- Communication of acceptance-

The students receive communication from the Admission Department upon acceptance. This includes the information on the documents that the students would need to submit after this. 

Step 4- Do the Payments and Join the Program-

Then the students must submit the tuition deposit of $100 and few other formalities such as housing deposit and then they can join the Program.

SAT Scores you need to get in

SAT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

920 - 1110

Applicants Submitting SAT Percentage of Students submitting SAT Scores.


SAT Reading 25th


SAT Math 25th


SAT Composite 25th


SAT Reading 75th


SAT Math 75th


SAT Composite 75th


Average SAT Score


Notably, Waldorf University also considers the SAT scores of the applicants for their admission. The candidates must also understand that the SAT scores are mandatory for them to be considered for admission by the university. And, the average SAT score of students who get into the university is 1015. However, even those applicants with SAT scores of 920 or below could also be accepted in some cases. Notably, 31% of the applicants submit their SAT scores in order to be considered for admission to the university.

ACT Scores you need to get in

ACT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

17 - 22

Applicants Submitting ACT Percentage of Students submitting ACT Scores.


ACT Math 25th


ACT English 25th


ACT Composite 25th


ACT Math 75th


ACT English 75th


ACT Composite 75th


Average ACT Score


Candidates can also submit their ACT scores for securing admission to Waldorf University. According to the latest data, the applicant should have an average ACT score of 19 to get accepted. Notably, the composite ACT scores of most applicants who get accepted by Waldorf University are generally within the 17-22 range. However, a minimum ACT composite score of 17 is necessary to be considered for admission by the institution. Also, for admission consideration by the university, students must submit their ACT scores. As many as 69% of the applicants submit their ACT scores for admission to the university, as per the latest information.

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grade Points Average (GPA) The average high school GPA of the admitted students


The students applying to Waldorf University must have an average GPA of 3.00 to be eligible for admissions.

Admission Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying

High School GPA


High School Rank

Considered but not required

High School Transcript


College Prep Courses






To get admission to Waldorf University (WU), there are a set of requirements that the student needs to fulfill. The admission requirements for high school, Undergraduate and Graduate students are given as follows:

Admission Requirements for Highschool Students

The following are the requirements that the highschool student needs to fulfill in order to get admission in the Waldorf University.

  • Age- The student must have an age of 15 years or above.

  • The student must have completed the sophomore year of high school with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

  • The students should be able to maintain a GPA of 2.5 for the high school classes as well as Waldorf classes while enrolled in the Waldorf University.

  • Students should send semester, quarter, and final report cards from their high schools to the university as soon as they receive it.

  • Letter of Recommendation- The students are required to submit a letter of recommendation from an administrator, academic advisor, or counselor at their high school.

  • Must submit a copy of their current high school transcript. In the case of homeschooling, the student’s parents should self-report the student’s GPA via a documented letter to the Registrar or Director of Admissions.

  • Students can take up one course with each term.

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

To get an admission, the undergraduate students need to fulfill the following requirements-

  • A complete application form.

  • Proof of passing high school.

  • Transcripts- The students need to submit high school transcripts from their previous educational institutions with a minimum GPA of 2.0, It is compulsory to submit transcripts to get admission in the university.

  • ACT and SAT scores are required for getting admission in the University. You should submit the same while applying for admissions

  • The applicant needs to fulfill Minimum GPA requirements and should submit their high school GPA necessarily. 

  • Application Fee- There is no application fee to apply to the university.

Graduate Admission Requirements

The admission requirements for graduate students are as follows-

  • Thoroughly Filled application form.

  • A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized institution from the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Transcripts- The students need to submit the high school transcripts as well as an Undergraduate transcript with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. It is necessary to submit both the transcripts to the university.

  • Application Fee- There is no application fee to apply for the graduate programs as well.

  • Supporting documents-  The student needs to submit all the documents supporting their previous educational qualification.

Admission Requirements for International Students

Waldorf University welcomes International students and even follows a non-discrimination policy at every aspect of their operations. There are a set of requirements that international students need to fulfill in order to get admission in the University. The requirements are as follows-

  • A self-attested certificate as proof of completion of the equivalent of grade 12 in U.S. Secondary School with evidence to prove the completion of a program considered equivalent to an accredited high school or GED certificate.

  • Self-certify as to successful completion of the equivalent of grade 12 in a U.S. secondary school and provide evidence of successful completion of a program considered to be equivalent to an accredited high school diploma or GED certificate.

  • International academic transcripts must be evaluated and certified by a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services member organization.

Admission Deadlines

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


Application Fee Application fees may vary by program and may be waived for certain students. Please check with the school.


Early Decision Deadline


Early Action Deadline


Offer Action Deadline


Offers Early Decision


Application Website


Accepts Common App


Accepts Coalition App


The university does not have any specific deadlines to apply for admissions. This means that a student can enroll anytime for any of the online programs.

However, for on-campus programs, the students can apply for the Fall 2020 batch, spring 2021, and fall 2021 batch for the upcoming session.

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

Acceptance Rate81%73%75%
Percentage of admitted who Enrolled (Admission Yield)39%28%31%

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Credits Accepted

AP Credit


Dual Credit


Credit for Life Experiences


Many universities in the US incentivize students by assisting them to earn university credit by opting for certain courses available in high school. There are many such programs for the students, and some of the popular programs are AP Credit, CLEP (Credit for Life Experiences), and Dual Enrollment (also known as Dual Credit). Different colleges follow different policies regarding these credits. Such programs also have various benefits for the students; they include a higher GPA, increased chances of completing a degree, and a shorter time to obtain a degree. In order to avail CLEP and AP credits, students can visit the collegeboard.org website and request to submit the scores to the university of their choice.

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