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About Allen College

Allen College is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of Waterloo, IA.

Founded in 1989, the institution currently enrolls around 655 students a year, including 338 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Allen College's endowment was valued at $8,104,154 in 2021. The school spends $10,788 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About Allen College

Acceptance rate: 0%

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

Get ready! The 2022 regular decision application deadline for Allen College is February 1

All regular decision applicants should hear back March 1.

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Allen College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Allen College. Around 0 percent of all applicants to Allen College are accepted each year.

Is Allen College a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and graduation rates

About 95 percent of students who start at Allen College return the next year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

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

Based on this information, how does Allen College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Allen College a good school for YOU?

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February 1 is the final deadline to submit an application for next Fall. All applicants will receive an admissions decision by March 1.

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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.

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Allen College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Allen College is like? There are approximately 655 students enrolled at Allen College, including 339 undergraduate students and 316 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from IA and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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