Waldorf University

country rank  1320
world rank  4552

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University Overview

Founded in 1903, Waldorf University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Forest City (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Waldorf University (WU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Waldorf University (WU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 116 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym WU
Founded 1903
Motto Lux et Veritas
Light and Truth
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 106 S Sixth Street
Forest City (population range: 2,500-9,999)
50436-1713 Iowa
United States
T +1 (641) 585 2450
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Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Columbia Southern University

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019