Allen College
Waterloo, IA 50703-1999


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 620
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 8:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Allen College's tuition was $16,464 for all students regardless of residency (38.5% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Allen College has enrolled a total of 620 students (340 students full-time and 280 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 620 students, 134 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 11% men and 89% women and 360 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 260 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 88 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 88%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Black/African American: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Hispanic: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 2 largest majors offered at Allen College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 100% 705 56
Education 0% 0 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Allen College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Allen College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $48,200. Last year, out of the total 183 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 183 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 184 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 184 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $48,200 $47,500
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 183 184

Campus Location

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