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Colleges / Waldorf University

Waldorf University

Forest City, IA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%
Acceptance Rate72%

Waldorf University Academics

Waldorf University requires a minimum of 124 semester hours residential /120 term hours online to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Waldorf University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Waldorf University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Waldorf University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Waldorf University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Waldorf University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At Waldorf University?

Waldorf University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Waldorf University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Waldorf University

When choosing a major, Waldorf University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Waldorf University.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Waldorf University does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Waldorf University

Waldorf University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Waldorf University

Does Waldorf University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Waldorf University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Waldorf University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Waldorf University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Waldorf University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Waldorf University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Waldorf University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Waldorf University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Waldorf University.

Does Waldorf University Require Internships?

🟨 Waldorf University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Waldorf University

Waldorf University Library

The main library on campus is the Luise V. Hanson Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Waldorf University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Waldorf University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Waldorf University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Waldorf University does not have any ROTC programs.

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