Graceland University

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world rank  3156

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Established in 1895, Graceland University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Lamoni (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Graceland University (GU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. Graceland University (GU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 125 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 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym GU
Founded 1895
Motto Prudens futuri
Wisdom for the Future
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 1 University Place
Lamoni
50140 Iowa
United States
Tel +1 (641) 784 5000
Fax +1 (641) 784 5480

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)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 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 required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered but not required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1 University Place
Lamoni 50140
(641) 784 5196
866 472 2352

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Restorationist Christian-Restorationist Community of Christ - www.cofchrist.org

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Graceland University's Library
Graceland University-Lamoni's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 80,381 physical volumes, 1,689 physical media and 61 licensed digital/electronic databases. Graceland University-Lamoni's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Graceland University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 810 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Iowa Department of Education, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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