Graceland University-Lamoni

Lamoni, IA, USA
3.99 Average Rating

Graceland University Lamoni is a private, 4-year institution established in Decatur County, Iowa. The Lamoni campus offers programs in over 50 major and minor fields of study, including a number of paraprofessional programs. All undergraduate students under the age of 23 attending Lamoni Campus are required to live on-campus within the university’s unique House system, which utilizes an elected House Council to promote inclusion and plan social, religious, and academic events. The college also operates the local movie theater, the Coliseum, which shows free movies for students on Thursday nights.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Other (none of the above)
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
56%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
20%
Out-Of-State Students
73%
69%
Submitting ACT
28%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 20
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1029
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,262
Total Number of Undergrads
1,403
Academic Calendar

Trimester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
62%
20-39 Students
32%
40-99 Students
4%
0
100
34%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
52%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,181
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$29,240
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$29,240
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,760
Books and Supplies
$1320

Aid & Grants

0
100
81%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
41%
Average Aid Per Year
$21,468
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
41%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,419
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$17,808

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
84%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,252
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$17,201
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$243
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
43
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
74%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Yellowjackets
School Colors
Blue/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Heart of America Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
72%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$40,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.99 Average Rating
Graceland University is the only school of it's kind. The housing system makes it impossible to be friendless, the teachers make all of your answers feel heard, and the memories gained from campus activities will be with you a lifetime.
Jessica from Grain Valley, MO
Graceland University is an amazing school with many opportunities available that will stand out to perspective employers and graduate schools. The small campus size offers a very open and accepting atmosphere that makes meeting people really easy. It offers the possibility for appropriate student-professor relationships that not only help the student succeed, but provides the feeling of being more than a number.
Destiny from Excelsior Springs, MO
It is a small town place with caring people. The courses are advanced so you get all the knowledge you want. It has great opportunities.
Ashley from Lamoni, IA
Graceland University is a wonderful college to stay focus on your major. There are so many people that are willing to help you reach your goals at Graceland. In my opinion, i feel like no one can fail at Graceland University.
Graceland is very welcoming to everyone, no matter what you as an individual are a top priority for the professors. Everyone there cares about your success, and you will meet some of the most genuine and friendly people that will be mentors or even just friends you keep in touch with for the rest of your life. Graceland is a close-knit community where no one gets left out and and everyone has a definate feeling of value.
Hannah from Pleasant Hill, MO
There is a loving and welcoming community for everyone. Opportunities are available to anyone who wants them. With a small school you are able to work more 1-on-1 with the teachers.
Derrick from Pleasant Hill, IA
Graceland is a small campus in a quiet town. You get personal attention here. The college is noted for the arts
Arlyn from Weldon, IA

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