Graceland University

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world rank  2336

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University Overview

Established in 1895, Graceland University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of Lamoni (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Graceland University (GU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. Graceland University (GU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 125 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 1 University Place
Lamoni (population range: under 2,500)
50140 Iowa
United States
T +1 (641) 784 5000
F +1 (641) 784 5480

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 40-50%
Admission Office 1 University Place
Lamoni 50140
+1 (641) 784 5196
866 472 2352

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Restorationist Christian-Restorationist Community of Christ -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Graceland University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Iowa Department of Education-Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission NLNAC-Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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