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Morningside College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 42 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

63% Women
37% Men


NAIA Division II

Great Plains Athletic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $53,632)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $47,295)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 96 82 - -
Baseball 42 - - -
Basketball 35 23 - -
Football 122 - - -
Golf 19 9 - -
Soccer 35 32 - -
Softball - 35 - -
Swimming 12 18 - -
Tennis 11 11 - -
Volleyball - 25 - -
Wrestling 29 - - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 0.6%
Hispanic 1.6%
Non-resident alien 0.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 42.8%
Two or more races 0.1%
White/non-Hispanic 53.0%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 2
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 2
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Jane from Sioux City, IA
  • 3
  • I personally don't live in the dorms. My friends that do enjoy it. The rooms are updated and clean. The maintenance guys are great. Security is wonderful even at 10pm…

  • Jul-30-2012 Read More
  • Anonymous
  • 2
  • it's nice living in a community. however, the traditional dorm rooms need serious remodeling. you could move in to the nice remodeled apartments for some extra cash. this is not…

  • Mar-07-2012 Read More
  • MaShelle from Spencer, IA
  • 4
  • the dorms are great, the only down fall you may have would be not having a good roommate, but even those situations are handled well by the residence life staff.…

  • Mar-14-2012 Read More
  • Miss
  • 3
  • The dorms are old unless you get into Roadman South or the Apartments. Those are more expensive though. The RA are very variable. Some good some bad.…

  • May-28-2012 Read More
  • Samson
  • 5
  • Loving the dorm life, i'm either meeting new people each day or having fun with my hall. …

  • Jun-17-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 2
  • Anonymous
  • May-19-2014 I am a past student here

    On campus is not good - the caf is very limited - Morningside Grill is not open at the greatest times and the food takes a long time - the spoon holder cafe is like a coffee shop it is expensive but the smoothes are great! :) Around town the places are ever changing with a good general variety.

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  • 3
  • Austin from Wyoming, MI
  • Mar-04-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is normal cafeteria food, some of it is really good, some is bad, but normally it is pretty good.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous from Sioux City, IA
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    The food here is great. Though on some days it can be dull, and it also can get repetitive. Be wise with meal plans, don't leave any meals unspent, because it does not roll over.

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  • 2
  • Anonymous
  • Aug-13-2013 I am a current student here

    I can count on my hands the amount of times that I have ate in the cafeteria in two years. I found Buck's and the Spoonholder far more convenient for me, however you end up running out of points for them.

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  • 3
  • Nancy from Germany
  • Mar-11-2013 I am a current student here

    Food has improved greatly over the four years I have been here. Still leaves some things to be desired on the weekends, though.

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  • 3
  • Kelly from Rapid City, SD
  • Feb-20-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is all made on campus. It isn't like Mom's homemade cooking, but it is much better then high school food.

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  • 5
  • Jane from Sioux City, IA
  • Jul-30-2012 I am a current student here

    You can eat in the cafeteria or in the new sports area being built down stairs from cafeteria. Coffee shop in library. Restaurants close to school are: Mc Donalds,China Star Dairy Queen Jerrys Pizza, Pizza Hut Dominos Pizza Sub-Way Burger King Wendys Taco Johns

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • May-19-2014 I am a past student here

    There is some but it isn't a very big thing.

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  • 0
  • Samson
  • Jun-17-2012 I am a current student here

    There aren't many greek fraternity because of the small campus but it's still pretty fun to see the fraternity competing each year during greek week.

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  • 0
  • MaShelle from Spencer, IA
  • Mar-14-2012 I am a current student here

    i don't know much about greek life, except that it is on campus. i am not involved with these groups though.

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  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Mar-07-2012 I am a current student here

    the greek life is not big on campus. few actually join.

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