Maharishi University of Management
Fairfield, IA 52557


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,689
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 550 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
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


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Maharishi University of Management is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 83 applications and 42 students were granted admission. Maharishi University of Management is at the #49 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

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Maharishi University of Management's tuition was $27,000 for all students regardless of residency (0.8% more expensive 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
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 81% of Maharishi University of Management's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 67% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,901 (which is 11.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Maharishi University of Management in 2016-2017, was 14, which is 67% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $9,071 (which is 53.9% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Maharishi University of Management has enrolled a total of 1,689 students (1,245 students full-time and 444 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,689 students, 42 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 72% men and 28% women and 337 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,352 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 843 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Non-resident alien: 69%

White: 12%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Black/African American: 5%

Hispanic: 3%

Asian: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Maharishi University of Management.

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
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 55% 162
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 18% 53 50
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 14% 41 0
Education 4% 11
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 8
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 2
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 2
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 1% 2
Health Professions And Related Programs 1% 2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 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 Maharishi University of Management 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 Maharishi University of Management graduates 6 years after enrollment is $15,200. Last year, out of the total 117 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 83 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 72 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 72 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $15,200 $23,300
Employment Rate 71% 100%
Total Graduates 117 72

Campus Location

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