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Allen College

Waterloo, IA 4-Year Private
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About Allen College

Allen College Overview

Allen College is a private, nonprofit school in the suburban setting of Waterloo, Iowa. Allen College was founded in 1989 and the school now enrolls around 655 students per year, including 338 undergrads. Allen College offers housing for students. The majority of students live on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Allen College for Fall 2023 is February 1. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by March 1.

Student Activities at Allen College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Allen College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Allen College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Allen College on the Student Life page.

2022 Allen College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Tuition $19,236
Percent of Need Met 57.76%

Is Allen College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Allen College offers and if the college seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Allen College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Allen College, around 95% return for the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Allen College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 95% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Allen College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Allen College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Allen College's endowment was $8.1 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $10,788 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Allen College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Allen College meets 57.76% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

For information on Allen College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Allen College.

Based on this information, how does Allen College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Allen College a good school for you?

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Where is Allen College?

Allen College is located in the suburban setting of Waterloo, Iowa.

If you are interested in seeing Allen College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 63 to Waterloo, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Waterloo Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Allen College and Waterloo are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1825 Logan Avenue Waterloo, IA 50703

Campus Setting: Suburban

Allen College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Allen College is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Allen College is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Allen College ACT Scores

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Allen College SAT Scores

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Allen College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$28,198

In State

$28,198

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$18,956
$18,956
Fees
$762
$762
Housing
$7,280
$7,280
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Student Life

Wondering what life at Allen College is like? There are approximately 655 students enrolled at Allen College, including 338 undergraduate students and 317 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from IA and 4% percent of students are from other states.

90%

Full Time

10%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

655

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$19,718

Out-of-State

$19,718

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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