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Graceland University - Lamoni is a private not-for-profit institution located in Lamoni, Iowa. Graceland Lamoni is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

102 Undergraduate Degrees
214 Graduate Degrees
$28,768 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
56% Acceptance Rate

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Graceland University - Lamoni Rankings

Graceland Lamoni is ranked #5 out of 24 schools in Iowa.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Graceland Lamoni has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#25 Most Popular Online Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Graceland Lamoni.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#25 Most Popular Online Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Graceland Lamoni has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#79 Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual

Where Is Graceland University - Lamoni?

Location of Graceland University - Lamoni

Contact details for Graceland Lamoni are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA 50140
Phone: 641-784-5000

How Do I Get Into Graceland Lamoni?

You can apply to Graceland Lamoni online at:

Admission Requirements for Graceland Lamoni

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Graceland Lamoni?

56% Acceptance Rate
53% Of Accepted Are Women
28% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Graceland Lamoni is 56%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 53%, and the acceptance rate for women is 60%.

Average Test Scores

About 28% of students accepted to Graceland Lamoni submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 450 and 530. Math scores were between 460 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Graceland University - Lamoni  ( 450 to 530 )

SAT Math Scores for Graceland University - Lamoni  ( 460 to 540 )
Graceland Lamoni received ACT scores from 69% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 18 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Graceland University - Lamoni  ( 16 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Graceland University - Lamoni  ( 17 to 23 )
ACT Composite Scores for Graceland University - Lamoni  ( 18 to 23 )

Can I Afford Graceland University - Lamoni?

$28,768 Net Price
87% Take Out Loans
9.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Graceland Lamoni is $28,768. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Graceland Lamoni, approximately 87% of students took out student loans averaging $7,277 a year. That adds up to $29,108 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Graceland Lamoni is 9.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Graceland University - Lamoni Undergraduate Student Diversity

898 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,032 undergraduate students at Graceland Lamoni, with 898 being full-time and 134 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Graceland Lamoni

There are also 701 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 898 full-time undergraduates at Graceland Lamoni, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Graceland Lamoni

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Graceland University - Lamoni students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Graceland Lamoni Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 89
Hispanic or Latino 98
White 565
International Students 59
Other Races/Ethnicities 77

Geographic Diversity

Iowa students aren't the only ones who study at Graceland University - Lamoni. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 32 countries are represented at Graceland Lamoni. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Venezuela, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Graceland University - Lamoni

820 Took All Classes Online
1,022 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at Graceland Lamoni. In 2017-2018, 1,022 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Graceland Lamoni has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 9th most popular in Iowa for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Graceland Lamoni

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Graceland University - Lamoni was -2.1%. This is the #1,636 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Graceland Lamoni regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Graceland Lamoni majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 18%
Nursing 13%
Nursing Practice 58%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Graceland Lamoni ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Graceland Lamoni.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #55
Nursing Education #62
Nursing Practice #73
Registered Nursing #394
Nursing #483

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Graceland University - Lamoni Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 16 176 0 192
Registered Nursing 102 0 0 0 102
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 12 12
Nursing Education 0 3 7 0 10
TOTAL 102 19 183 12 316


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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