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About Shiloh University

Shiloh University is a private, nonprofit school in an small town setting in Kalona, Iowa. Shiloh University was founded in 2007 and now enrolls around 42 students a year, including 14 undergrads.

The institution spends around $4,579 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 0.5 Shiloh University undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Shiloh University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 33%
Tuition $4,725

Shiloh University Regular Decision Deadline 2022

July 19 is the final deadline to submit an application for Fall. All regular decision applicants will receive an admissions decision by July 19.

Early Admission at Shiloh University

Shiloh University does not offer early decision or early action.

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Shiloh University Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Shiloh University. Shiloh University admitted 33% of all applicants in 2019. In 2021, 1 out of 3 total applicants were accepted.

Shiloh University Waitlist

Shiloh University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Shiloh University?

Shiloh University is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Shiloh University, applicants must submit the following items.

Shiloh University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Shiloh University

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Shiloh University.

Does Shiloh University Require the ACT or SAT?

Shiloh University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at Shiloh University

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Shiloh University.

Financial Aid at Shiloh University

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Shiloh University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Shiloh University

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Shiloh University, around 60% return for their sophomore year.

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

Job Outcomes and Debt for Shiloh University Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Shiloh University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Shiloh University a good school for you?

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Where is Shiloh University Located?

Shiloh University is located in the small town setting of Kalona, Iowa.

If you want to see Shiloh University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 1 to Kalona, or book a flight to the nearest airport, The Eastern Iowa.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Shiloh University and Kalona are like without leaving home.

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College Info

100 Shiloh Drive Kalona, IA 52247

Campus Setting: Small Town

Shiloh University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 5

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 5

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Shiloh University is Jul 5.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Shiloh University is Jul 5.

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


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