1,404
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,479
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
56
56%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Graceland University is a Comprehensive institution located in Lamoni, IA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 University Place
Lamoni, IA  50140
United States
Contact Mr. Kevin Brown
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@graceland.edu
Phone: 641-784-5149
Fax: 641-784-5480

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family Practice Nursing Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,800
Applied
1,572
Accepted
1,404
Enrolled
56%
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Female Admissions

1,389
Females Applied
830
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,411
Males Applied
742
Males Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.23
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements: 2 of the following: minimum high school GPA of 2.5, rank in top half of class, or minimum SAT score of 960/ACT of 21

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 450 530
SAT Math 460 540
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,600
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Fees

640
Full-time student fees
8,760
Room & board
3,370
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

24,479
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,960
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,386
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,562
Avg. Loan Aid
14,231
Avg. Grant Aid
20,085
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,404
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.47%
Black or African American 9.62%
White or Caucasian 54.27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 1.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 3.7%
Other 17.31%

Gender

Male (43.73%)
Female (56.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 71%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
New Year's in November, Final Fling and Air Band Competition at Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Black Student Union, Latin Club, Enactus, Social Equality Alliance and Communication Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

83
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 63
Part-time - 20
Male - 41
Female - 42