Graceland University-Lamoni

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$30,650
3.03% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$18,434
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.78%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
68.1%
2,521 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,517
73.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
40.9%
114 Graduates

About

Graceland University-Lamoni is a higher education institution located in Decatur County, IA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Graceland University-Lamoni were Registered Nursing (96 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (37 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees).

In 2020, 595 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Graceland University-Lamoni. 72.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (430 degrees), 9.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Graceland University-Lamoni is $30,650, which is $8,120 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Graceland University-Lamoni is $30,650, which is $8,120 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,434.

In 2020, 86% of undergraduate students attending Graceland University-Lamoni received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$30,650
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Graceland University-Lamoni was $30,650. The cost of tuition at Graceland University-Lamoni is $8,120 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$18,434
2020 Value
2.68%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Graceland University-Lamoni had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,434. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Graceland University-Lamoni grew by 2.68%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,100
Room and Board
$1,320
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Graceland University-Lamoni was of $9,100 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,320. The cost of room and board increased by 3.88% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Graceland University-Lamoni received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.15% with respect to 2019, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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6.78%
2018 Default Rate
52
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Graceland University-Lamoni was 6.78%, which represents 52 out of the 767 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Graceland University-Lamoni received 2,521 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.278% annual growth. Out of those 2,521 applicants, 1,716 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,517 students enrolled at Graceland University-Lamoni in 2020, and 23% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Graceland University-Lamoni has an overall enrollment yield of 12.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,716
Accepted Out of 2,521

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Graceland University-Lamoni was 68.1% (1,716 admissions from 2,521 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 58.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 0.278%, while admissions grew by 17.5%.

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SAT Scores

23%
Submission Percentage
49
Scores Submitted

23% of enrolled first-time students at Graceland University-Lamoni in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Graceland University-Lamoni has a total enrollment of 1,517 students. The full-time enrollment at Graceland University-Lamoni is 1,112 students and the part-time enrollment is 405. This means that 73.3% of students enrolled at Graceland University-Lamoni are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Graceland University-Lamoni, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.2% White, 8.77% Black or African American, 8.44% Hispanic or Latino, 3.82% Two or More Races, 1.78% Asian, 1.12% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.857% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Graceland University-Lamoni in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.4%), followed by White Male (21.5%) and Black or African American Male (8.18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (68.9%), followed by White Male (9.84%) and Two or More Races Female (3.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Graceland University-Lamoni, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,517 students. The full-time enrollment at Graceland University-Lamoni is 1,112 and the part-time enrollment is 405. This means that 73.3% of students enrolled at Graceland University-Lamoni are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Graceland University-Lamoni was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Graceland University-Lamoni had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    989
  2. Black or African American
    133
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    128

The enrolled student population at Graceland University-Lamoni is 65.2% White, 8.77% Black or African American, 8.44% Hispanic or Latino, 3.82% Two or More Races, 1.78% Asian, 1.12% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.857% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 90 students (5.93%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 269 more women than men received degrees from Graceland University-Lamoni. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Graceland University-Lamoni is white (430 degrees awarded). There were 9.56 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Graceland University-Lamoni is Registered Nursing (96 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (37 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Graceland University-Lamoni, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Health (327 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Graceland University-Lamoni are Registered nurses (1,329,255 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (229,092 people), Other managers (191,498 people), Postsecondary teachers (167,757 people), and Medical & health services managers (161,085 people).

The most specialized majors at Graceland University-Lamoni are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Health (327 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees), History (8 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (28 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Graceland University-Lamoni are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Aerospace engineers, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Graceland University-Lamoni are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Health (327 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees), History (8 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (28 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Graceland University-Lamoni are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,544,566 people), Elementary & secondary schools (574,140 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (364,959 people), Outpatient care centers (254,023 people), and Offices of physicians (212,630 people).

The most specialized majors at Graceland University-Lamoni are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Health (327 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees), History (8 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (28 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Graceland University-Lamoni.
Most Common
  1. 96 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 31 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Graceland University-Lamoni was Registered Nursing with 96 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

163
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
432
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 163 degrees were awarded to men at Graceland University-Lamoni, which is 0.377 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (432).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Graceland University-Lamoni in Family Practice Nurse, which is 0.14 times less than the 178 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 178 degrees were awarded to women at Graceland University-Lamoni in Family Practice Nurse, which is 7.12 times more than the 25 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 41% of students graduating from Graceland University-Lamoni completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Graceland University-Lamoni is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.75% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    430 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Graceland University-Lamoni is white (430 degrees awarded). There were 9.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

6.55% of degree recipients (39 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    330 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    100 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Graceland University-Lamoni is white female (330 degrees awarded). There were 3.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (100 degrees).

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Operations

Graceland University-Lamoni has an endowment valued at nearly $42.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−14.1%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Graceland University-Lamoni had a total salary expenditure of $35.4M. Graceland University-Lamoni employs 20 Assistant professors, 16 Professors, and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at Graceland University-Lamoni are Female Assistant professors (13), Male Professors(9), and Female Professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Graceland University-Lamoni are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 34 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 28 employees, and Management with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$42.4M
2020 Endowment
17.5%
decline from 2019

Graceland University-Lamoni has an endowment valued at about $42.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Graceland University-Lamoni declined 17.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.75M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.25M - Federal
  2. $7.35k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Graceland University-Lamoni received $2.25M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.35k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14M
2020 Salaries
6.23%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Graceland University-Lamoni paid a median of $14M in salaries, which represents 39.5% of their overall expenditure ($35.4M) and a 6.23% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.5% decline from 2018 and a 5.36% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.69M
Instructional Salaries
61
Number of Employees

In 2020, Graceland University-Lamoni paid a total of $3.69M to 61 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
20 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
34 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Graceland University-Lamoni were Assistant professor with 20 employees; Professor with 16 employees; and Professor with 14 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Graceland University-Lamoni were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 34 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees; and Management with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Graceland University-Lamoni was Female Assistant professor with 13 employees, Male Professor with 9 employees, and Female Professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Graceland University-Lamoni.

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