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Wartburg College

Waverly, IA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate83%
Acceptance Rate83%

About Wartburg College

Wartburg College is a private, religious college in the town of Waverly, Iowa. Wartburg College was founded in 1852. The college enrolls around 1,539 students per year, including 1,521 undergraduate students.

Wartburg College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Wartburg College. In 2022, Wartburg College accepted 83% of applicants. Out of 4,024 applications received in 2022, 3,330 students were offered admission.

Wartburg College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 8%

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Wartburg College is located in Waverly, Iowa,.

If you are interested in seeing Wartburg College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 218/27 to Waverly, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Waterloo Regional.

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College Info

P.O. Box 1003 Waverly, IA 50677-0903

Campus Setting: Small Town

Wartburg College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wartburg College is Continuous processing.

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

Wartburg College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

960 - 1205


Math SAT Range

510 - 600


Reading SAT Range

463 - 598

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1205 and Above


960 to 1205


960 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Wartburg College students is 1078. Applicants with SAT scores of 1205 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Wartburg College, while applicants with SAT scores between 960 to 1205 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 960 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Wartburg College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Wartburg College is like? There are approximately 1,539 students enrolled at Wartburg College, including 1,521 undergraduate students and 18 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 72% percent are from IA and 28% percent of students are from other states.


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