Waldorf College

106 S 6th St, Forest City, United States
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Overview of Waldorf College

About this school

Waldorf College, founded in 1903, is a private, liberal arts, church-affiliated college. Its 40-acre campus is located in Forest City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,126
    • Men:1,335 (62.8%)
    • Women:791 (37.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Waldorf 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
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 11
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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
106 South 6th Street
City, State, Zip
Forest City, IA  50436
Phone
(641) 585-8112
Fax
(641) 585-8194
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 cannot 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
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
-
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
72% of 771 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 279 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 492 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
411 (74%) of 554 admitted students enrolled
Women
208 (100%) of 207 admitted students enrolled
Men
203 (59%) of 347 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.07
375 And Above
7%
3.50 - 3.74
1%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
36%
2.00 - 2.49
21%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
510 average |460-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
13%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
34%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
520 average |470-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
5%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
18%
• Score 18 - 23
64%
• Score 12 - 17
18%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $22,076 (64.74849684704502%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,524 (22.067751869775627%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,323 (3.880334359876815%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,172 (9.303416923302537%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Waldorf College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001895
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
174 (90.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
162 (93.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
162 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
26 (16.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$18,337
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 158 (97.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,566
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 141 (87.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,745
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 18 (11.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
29 (15.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,798

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,030 (93.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
959 (93.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
955 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
98 (10.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$13,783
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 836 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,658
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 873 (91.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,871
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 47 (4.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
111 (10.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,090

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
100%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,494
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Communication
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Junior Miss, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


47

Part-Time Faculty


124

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


16%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 43% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 48% 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


Not 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
208,405

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
621
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


Waldorf College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


46.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


29.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (21)


  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fire Services Administration
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (7)


  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Emergency Management
  • Human Resources Development
  • Organizational Management
  • Public Administration
  • Sports Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


4,009

Nearest Metropolitan Area


51 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
10.7 average low in January, 82.2 average high in September
Rain
120 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
110 mile(s) from campus in Des Moines
Nearest Bus Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Mason City
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Mason City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


70% 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


30%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not 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
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Warrior
School Colors
Purple, black, and silver

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Waldorf College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student activities team, education club, campus ministry groups, intramurals, radio/tv/ newspaper

Sororities


6% of women participate

Fraternities


6% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,517

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,126
Women
791
Men
1,335

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.0% Asian
  • 12.5% Black/African-American
  • 8.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 59.7% White
  • 14.9% Unknown

International Students


1.0% from 24 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


361

Student Resources

Study resources