Morningside College

1501 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, United States
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Overview of Morningside College

About this school

Morningside, founded in 1894, is a church-affiliated, private, liberal arts college. Its 41-acre campus, which contains both modern and traditional architecture, is located in Sioux City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,322
    • Men:622 Men (47.0%)
    • Women:700 Women (53.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Morningside College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
3
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1501 Morningside Avenue
City, State, Zip
Sioux City, IA 51106
Phone
(712) 274-5000 x5111
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Minimum ACT score of 20 or SAT of 1410 and either rank in top half of class or 2.5 GPA required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
55% of 4,603 applicants were admitted
Women
54% of 2,657 applicants were admitted
Men
56% of 1,946 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
417 (16%) of 2,540 admitted students enrolled
Women
203 (14%) of 1,442 admitted students enrolled
Men
214 (19%) of 1,098 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.42
375 And Above
36%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
30%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
7%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,390 (68.55%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,390 (21.18%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,339 (3.02%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,215 (7.25%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Morningside College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On or about November 24
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001879
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
338 (95.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
304 (89.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
304 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
69 (22.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$25,670
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 208 (68.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,022
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 249 (81.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,882
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 304 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
48 (13.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,810

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,107 (88.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
994 (89.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
994 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
238 (23.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$24,135
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 640 (64.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,366
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 816 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,311
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 994 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
257 (20.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,529

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,449
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,346

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


77

Part-Time Faculty


156

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


24%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 21% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 41% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
224,227
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Morningside College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


49.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


55.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


56.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (42)


  • American History (United States)
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Biological/life sciences, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Education--General
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


82,459

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Omaha, NE

Campus Size


69 acres

Weather


Temperature
7.7 average low in January, 82.1 average high in September
Rain
99 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Sioux City
Nearest Train Station
90 mile(s) from campus in Omaha, Nebr.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


60% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


40%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Mustang
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Morningside College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government/activities council, student ambassadors, homecoming committee

Sororities


2% of women participate

Fraternities


4% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,252

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,322
Women
700
Men
622

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.9% Asian
  • 2.2% Black/African-American
  • 8.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 79.8% White
  • 4.3% Unknown

International Students


4.8% from 19 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


1,466

Student Resources

Study resources