Wartburg College

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About Wartburg College

According to Wikipedia, Wartburg College is a private Lutheran liberal arts college in Waverly, Iowa. It has an additional campus, Wartburg West, in Denver, Colorado. History Wartburg College was founded in 1852 in Saginaw, Michigan, by Georg M. Grossmann, a native of Neuendettelsau, Bavaria. Grossmann was sent by Pastor Wilhelm Löhe to establish a pastor training school for German immigrants. The location of the college moved many times between Illinois and Iowa until permanently settling in Waverly in 1935. Also in 1935, St. Paul Luther College of the Phalen Park neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota merged into Wartburg College.

Wartburg College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
4,795 72% 68% 1130 23

How Much Does Wartburg College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $16,334
30K - 48K $19,037
48K - 75K $18,418
75K - 110K $23,445
110K+ $25,590

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Wartburg College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Wartburg College, then you can expect to earn an average of $50,600 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Wartburg College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
1,554 1,554

Where is Wartburg College?

Wartburg College is located at 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly IA 50677-0903

How Safe is Wartburg College?

Waverly has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Wartburg College Known For?

Wartburg College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Wartburg College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Wartburg College's Most Influential Alumni?

Wartburg College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Philosophy, Social Work, and History. Here are some of Wartburg College's most famous alumni:

Coleen Rowley
An American FBI agent, whistleblower, political candidate for Congress.
Sarah Lacina
An American reality show contestant.
Jack Salzwedel
A Chairman and CEO of American Family Insurance.
Brian Trow
An American businessman.
Anthony A. Frank
A President of Colorado State University.
Matt Entz
Matt Entz
An American football coach.
Tom Latham
An American politician.
LeRoy Gardner III
An American amateur wrestler from Minneapolis, United States.
Ro Foege
An American politician.
Shonda Kuiper
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Bob Nielson
An American football coach.
George J. Woerth
An American politician.