Wartburg College

country rank  795
world rank  2060

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University Overview

Established in 1852, Wartburg College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Waverly (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Wartburg College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. Wartburg College 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 168 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Wartburg College 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
Founded 1852
Motto Wartburg Worth It
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 100 Wartburg Boulevard
Waverly
50677-0903 Iowa
United States
Tel +1 (800) 772 2085
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)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 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 required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is considered but not required
- 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%
Admission Office 100 Wartburg Boulevard, PO Box 1003
Waverly 50677-0903
(319) 352 8264
(800) 772 2085

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Lutheran Christian-Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church In America - www.elca.org

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Wartburg College's Library
Wartburg College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 128,973 physical volumes, 7,679 physical media, 65,678 digital/electronic medium and 145 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Wartburg College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,409 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


Year of first Accreditation

1948


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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