Graceland University

Graceland University Ranking

country rank: 1109
world rank: 3028

University Overview

Graceland University ranking, founded in 1895, is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of Lamoni, Iowa (population range of under 2,500 people). Graceland University (GU) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. In a variety of fields of study, Graceland University (GU) ranking offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 125-year-old American university has a selective admission policy based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. With an admission rate of 50-60%, this US higher education institution is considered to be moderately selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services, are all available to students at GU.

Graceland University Ranking

University Identity

Name Graceland University
Acronym GU
Founded 1895
Motto Prudens futuri Wisdom for the Future
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 1 University Place Lamoni 50140 Iowa United States
Tel +1 (641) 784 5000
Fax +1 (641) 784 5480

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1 University Place Lamoni 50140 (641) 784 5196 866 472 2352

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Community of Christ - www.cofchrist.org

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes Graceland University-Lamoni's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 80,381 physical volumes, 1,689 physical media and 61 licensed digital/electronic databases. Graceland University-Lamoni's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes Graceland University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 810 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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