Divine Word College
Epworth, IA 52045

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 64
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Student to faculty ratio 5:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 150 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
No
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

100%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Divine Word College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4 applications and 4 students were granted admission. Divine Word College is at the #98 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

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

Application Fee

$25
Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Divine Word College's tuition was $12,500 for all students regardless of residency (53.3% 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.

$6,917
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$12,500
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$12,500
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Divine Word College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 100% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,775 (which is 31.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Divine Word College in 2016-2017, was 1, which is 100% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,300 (which is 44% below the national average.)

$5,775
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$3,300
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Divine Word College has enrolled a total of 64 students (64 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 56% men and 44% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1 students for distance studies.

64
Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Non-resident alien: 70%

Asian: 16%

Hispanic: 9%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Black/African American: 2%

White: 2%

Two or more races: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 2 largest majors offered at Divine Word 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
Philosophy And Religious Studies 100% 3 1
Social Sciences 0% 0 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

33%
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 Divine Word College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
22%
Dropout rate
44%
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.

Campus Location

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