76%

Acceptance Rate

$29,213

Avg.Financial Aid

001896

FAFSA Code

About Wartburg College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,498

Website

www.wartburg.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.

Evangelical Lutheran Church

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

Yes

A private, Evangelical Lutheran Church university, Wartburg College is situated in Waverly, IA. Wartburg College covers an area of 118 acres. Wartburg College was founded in the year 1852. Wartburg College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Worth It and its official colors are orange & black. At Wartburg College, the total enrolment stands at 1,505. The school has a total of 150 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Speaking of gender distribution, there are around 55% of the students who are females and 45% are males at Wartburg College. At WC, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several notable alumni including Jack Salzwedel, Coleen Rowley, Don Denkinger, and Sarah Lacina in its 168 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 68 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), HLC Higher Learning Commission, NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education). Wartburg College has around $69 Million in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

100 Wartburg Blvd.

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3193528200
Fax: 3193528248
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Wartburg College has been ranked at the 378th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

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.

76%

SAT Range

1020 - 1160

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Wartburg College has 4 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1040-1220, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Wartburg College is 23. However, those getting an ACT score less than 21 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, Iowa 50677-0903. To gather more information, they can call them at (319) 352-8200.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$22,599

Average Annual Cost

$40,220

Books And Supplies

$1,100

Other Fees

$1,060

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

$9,995

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,300

Total One Year Cost

$53,675

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 WC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $55,610. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($43,930), books and supplies ($1,100), room and boarding ($9,280), and budget for other expenses ($1,300). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

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

79%

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

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Commerce, General

55 Graduates

Biology, General

49 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

26 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

20 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

17 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

16 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

14 Graduates

Psychology, General

14 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

13 Graduates

Engineering Science

13 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

11 Graduates

Mathematics

11 Graduates

Social Work

11 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

8 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

8 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

8 Graduates

Sociology

8 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

7 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Political Science and Government

5 Graduates

Economics

4 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

4 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,498

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

22%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

77% White

3% Unknown

4% Black

5% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

29%

Out Of State

65%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$58,223 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,075/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,920/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,920/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Knights

School Colors

orange and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Total Male Athletes

360

Total Female Athletes

202

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

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

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by WC. At WC, $9,280 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Wartburg College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at WC costs around $4,920 per year. 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 45% and 55%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,400/year

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

$0$100,000

$26,500

$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.

$275 - 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.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$29,213

Students Receiving Federal Grants

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,999

Students Receiving State Aid

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,776

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,732

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$35,046

$30K - $48K

$34,860

$48K - $75K

$31,940

$75K - $110K

$27,148

> $110K

$24,451

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$12,552,641

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at WC 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 federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,844, whereas the financial aid is $27,835. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,884, while the institutional aid is $27,835. At WC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $12,552,641 per year.

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