Morningside College

Sioux City, IA 51106
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Morningside College is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Iowa. The campus is located in an urban area, in Sioux City.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,788 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 354 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 248 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 70%). Every year 56% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Morningside College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $28,990, and fees were $1,500. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,990 and $1,500 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students2,788
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 5 27
Postbaccalaureate certificate 2 9
Master's degree 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.1%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
05/01/1985 - 06/30/2009
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/25/2009 - Current

Admission

55%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$530/credit
In State Students$530/credit
Out of State Students$530/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$250/credit
In State Students$250/credit
Out of State Students$250/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $23,850 $23,850 $23,850
ADN 70 $37,100 $37,100 $37,100
BSN 125 $66,250 $66,250 $66,250
FNP 50 $12,500 $12,500 $12,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Morningside College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $3,792
Other Federal Grant 20% $3,103
State Grant & Scholarships 34% $5,737
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $16,182
Federal Student Loans 74% $6,200
Private Loans 18% $10,416

$22,147

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,543
$30,001 to $48,000$21,001
$48,001 to $75,000$20,800
$75,001 to $110,000$23,277
Over $110,000$23,005

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Student Population

1,322

Undergrads

1,466

Graduates

1,921

Women

867

Men

46%

Full-time

54%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
84%
Hispanic
5%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Non-resident alien
2%
Two or more races
2%
Black/African American
1%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Iowa state board of nursing.

Morningside College
1501 Morningside Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106
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