Graceland University – Lamoni

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School Overview

Graceland University is mid-size higher education institution with a total annual enrollment of roughly 2,350 students that has campuses in the cities of Lamoni, IA, and Independence, MO. It is primarily a liberal arts university and has an academic faculty of approximately 150. Graceland offers a large selection of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in various academic disciplines and fields of study. Courses are offered at the university’s main campuses in Independence and Iowa, and at its satellite learning centers in Cedar Rapids, IA and Trenton, MO. In addition to campus-based programs, Graceland also offers online degree programs that can be completed entirely via the Internet.

Graceland was founded in 1895 by the Community of Christ, previously known as the RLDS Church. Although the institution has a strong religious affiliation, it non-sectarian and welcomes students from diverse background and religious faiths.

General Information

Admission Office

One University Place

Lamoni, IA 50140

(641) 784-5196

(866) 472-2352

Fax: (641) 784-5480



Contact: Greg Sutherland

Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions
Main Address

One University Place

Lamoni, IA 50140

(866) 472-2352

www.graceland.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,679

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 197

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,383

Graduate enrollment: 765

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 55%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 66%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
International Business B

Communications Technologies

Desktop Publishing B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Elementary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Composition B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Graceland University-Lamoni Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(641) 784-5000
Website:www.graceland.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.graceland.edu/admissions/apply-now.cfm
Address:1 University Place, Lamoni, IA 50140
Setting:43
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,233
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):47%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:939 (42% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$27,010
Out-of-state Tuition:$27,010
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$21,897

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Graceland University-Lamoni Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Graceland University-Lamoni.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education133
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs232
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies4
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total3407

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Graceland University-Lamoni.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Education13
Health Professions and Related Programs212
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Grand total347

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Graceland University-Lamoni and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,010
Out-of-state$27,010
Books and supplies$1,190

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,451
Out-of-state$9,451

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid289100%
Grant or scholarship aid289100%$21,897
Student loan aid25187%$12,383

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,26382%$17,174
Federal student loans1,09771%$8,354

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Graceland University-Lamoni. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Graceland University-Lamoni students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,4401,548892
Percent admitted100%45%54%
Percent admitted who enrolled10%9%13%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Graceland University-Lamoni Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,233
Undergraduate enrollment1,449
Graduate enrollment784

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graceland University-Lamoni Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs

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