1,322
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,135
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
55
55%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Morningside College is a Comprehensive institution located in Sioux City, IA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1501 Morningside Avenue
Sioux City, IA  51106
United States
Contact Mrs. Stephanie Peters
Director of Admissions
Email: mscadm@morningside.edu
Phone: 712-274-5111
Fax: 712-274-5101

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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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary 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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Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
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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

4,603
Applied
2,540
Accepted
1,322
Enrolled
55%
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Female Admissions

2,657
Females Applied
1,442
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,946
Males Applied
1,098
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.42
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Minimum ACT score of 20 or SAT of 1410 and either rank in top half of class or 2.5 GPA

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
ACT Composite 22 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,030
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Fees

1,500
Full-time student fees
9,610
Room & board
5,200
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
Alumni

Financial Aid

24,135
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,670
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,545
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,635
Avg. Loan Aid
15,529
Avg. Grant Aid
6,366
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
24%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,322
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.94%
Black or African American 2.12%
White or Caucasian 75.79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.63%
Asian 0.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.39%
Two or more races 3.14%
Other 4.09%

Gender

Male (47.05%)
Female (52.95%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 60%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Honors Assembly and Christmas at Morningside

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government/Activities Council, Student Ambassadors and Homecoming Committee

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

233
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 77
Part-time - 156
Male - 89
Female - 144