#15 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

Morningside College

Sioux City, Iowa

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Student Population
Morningside College overview
Location Sioux City, Iowa
Online morningside.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Morningside College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Sioux City, Iowa, Morningside College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,739 prospective students applied, and 2,359 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 367 enrolled in the school.  1,241 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,457 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $31,220 plus fees of $1,500. Morningside College is ranked 647 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Morningside College is rated within the lower 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Morningside College overview
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.38
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Aug 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Morningside College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,500
Room and Board $9,840
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$46,660

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
57% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Morningside College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Education 19%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Biology 9%
Psychology 8%

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