Allen College: Review & Facts

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Allen College is a private not-for-profit school with 545 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1989 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Waterloo, Iowa.

Academic Offerings

Allen College will give you the opportunity to earn a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Allen College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical, Radiology Technology, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.

Student Retention
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Allen College student retention rate is fair at 75% (close to Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
The graduation rate at Allen College is low: 48%. Roughly 44% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Allen College is good -- 11:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition price is fairly high - about $16,300 per year. The additional fees at Allen College not covered by tuition are nearly $1,900, which totals $18,200 a year.

Read the details about Allen College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

According to recent data, 9 applications were submitted and 1 were accepted; so it is challenging to be accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
The undergraduate application fee at Allen College is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Allen College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (319) 226-2000 or check Allen College Website.

Opportunities and Services

Annual Price
Allen College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Allen College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Allen College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $4,600 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Allen College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Allen College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Allen College Location and Maps

Post Address: Allen College, 1990 Heath St, Waterloo, Iowa 50703-1999, USA
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