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Morningside College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Contact Information

Address: 1501 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa
Phone Number: (800) 831-0806

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $19,000 $20,164 $21,240 $22,020 3.7%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $800 $940 17.5%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,930 $6,166 $6,410 $6,740 5.1%
Other $2,300 $2,760 $2,830 $2,975 5.1%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $28,030 $29,890 $31,280 $32,675 4.5%
 

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,768 785 983
Percent admitted 67% 69% 66%
Percent admitted who enrolled 27% 30% 25%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 320 98%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 19 25
  • Students who have earned a minimum composite ACT of 20 or SAT of 1410, and either ranked in the top half of their class or have achieved a high school cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better, based on a 4.0 scale, meet the academic standards for admission.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1913 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/25/2009 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1933 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 5/1/1985 - 6/30/2009 Resigned