Waldorf University

country rank  1409
world rank  4352

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Founded in 1903, Waldorf University is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Forest City (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Waldorf University (WU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Waldorf University (WU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 117 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym WU
Founded 1903
Motto Lux et Veritas
Light and Truth
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 106 S Sixth Street
Forest City
50436-1713 Iowa
United States
Tel +1 (641) 585 2450
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Waldorf University's Library
Waldorf University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 57,033 physical volumes, 5,233 physical media and 92 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Waldorf University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 493 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Columbia Southern Education Group Inc.
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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