Graceland University – Lamoni

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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

Total undergrads: 1,679

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 197

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,383

Graduate enrollment: 765


Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

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


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 – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


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 – 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

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