Waldorf College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Waldorf College is a small four-year, private for-profit school with 2,005 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1903 and is the only college located in Forest City, Iowa.

Waldorf College is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
At Waldorf College you can receive your several-month certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Waldorf College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Firefighting, Business, Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
53%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when 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 positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Waldorf College student retention rate is low at 53% (way below Iowa average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Waldorf College is low - 42%. Approximately 39% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Waldorf College is reasonable -- 23:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,000
High
Average tuition price is high - about $19,900 per academic year. The additional fees at Waldorf College not covered by tuition are around $1,100; this totals $21,000 per year.

Read the details about Waldorf 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



Acceptance
Rate
66%
Doable
According to recent data, 873 applications were submitted and 577 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Waldorf College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Waldorf College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Waldorf 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.

ROTC
Available
No
Waldorf College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 600 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime data, Waldorf College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Waldorf College Location and Maps



Post Address: Waldorf College, 106 S Sixth St, Forest City, Iowa 50436-1713, USA
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