Wartburg College is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Waverly, IA
Founded in 1852, the institution currently enrolls around 1,564 students a year, including 1,556 undergrads. The institution runs on a other academic calendar.
Wartburg College's endowment was valued at $77,528,456 in 2021. For each full-time student, Wartburg College spends about $9,528.
Acceptance rate: 72%
Average GPA: 3.53
Mean ACT score: 23
Mean SAT score: 1078
Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
It is moderately difficult to get into Wartburg College. Around 72 percent of all applicants are admitted to Wartburg College each year.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.53 on a 4.0 scale. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Wartburg College is 1078. The mean ACT scores is 23.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.
Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.
Out of the 464 students who started at Wartburg College as first-time freshman, 299 graduate within four years.
Around 68 percent of students who started at Wartburg College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
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. Within six months of graduating, 63 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
Recent grads have an average starting salary of $43,457 a year. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $36,662 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Wartburg College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Wartburg College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1230 and Above
1030 to 1230
1030 and Less
The median SAT score for Wartburg College students is 1134. Applicants with SAT scores of 1230 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Wartburg College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1230 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Wartburg College.
Wondering what life at Wartburg College is like? There are approximately 1,505 students enrolled at Wartburg College, including 1,501 undergraduate students and 4 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 69% percent are from IA and 31% percent of students are from other states.
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