Graceland University is a private, religous school located in the rural setting of Lamoni, IA, less than an hour from Des Moines.
Founded in 1895, the institution currently enrolls around 1,520 students a year, including 962 undergrads. The institution runs on a 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term) academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 68%
Average GPA: 3.22
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The acceptance rate at Graceland University is 68 percent. Out of 2,528 applications received, 1,723 students received an admissions offer.
The average high school GPA for a student at Graceland University is 3.22 /4.0.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Graceland University, around 70 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 283 students who started at Graceland University as first-time freshman, 86 graduate within four years.
Around 41 percent of students who started at Graceland University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. 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 placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $45,066 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Graceland University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Graceland University is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Graceland University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Graceland University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Graceland University is like? There are approximately 1,739 students enrolled at Graceland University, including 1,038 undergraduate students and 701 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 28% percent are from IA and 72% percent of students are from other states.
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