Maharishi University of Management Overview
Located in Fairfield, Iowa, Maharishi University of Management is a private not-for-profit institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Fairfield draws many to the area.
What Is Maharishi University of Management Known For?
- The highest degree offered at MUM is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of the faculty were full-time.
Maharishi University of Management Rankings
According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, MUM is ranked #1,073 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. MUM also holds the #21 spot on the Best Colleges in Iowa ranking.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that MUM has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for MUM
|Best Colleges for Diversity||164|
|Best Colleges for the Money||185|
|Best Colleges for International Students||653|
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||659|
|Best Colleges for Veterans||1,268|
Where Is Maharishi University of Management?
Contact details for MUM are given below.
|Address:||1000 N 4Th St, Fairfield, IA 52557|
How Do I Get Into MUM?
You can apply to MUM online at: https://www.mum.edu/application/
Admission Requirements for MUM
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into MUM?
Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 100%, and the acceptance rate for women is 83%.
Can I Afford Maharishi University of Management?
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 MUM, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $11,315 a year. That adds up to $45,260 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at MUM is 5.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Maharishi University of Management Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,322 graduate students at the school.
Of the 261 full-time undergraduates at MUM, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Maharishi University of Management students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||27|
|Hispanic or Latino||20|
Iowa students aren't the only ones who study at Maharishi University of Management. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 80 countries are represented at MUM. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, Ethiopia, and China.
Online Learning at Maharishi University of Management
The following chart shows how the online learning population at MUM has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 30th 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 MUM
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Maharishi University of Management was 101.4%. This is the #23 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at MUM regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of MUM majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||19%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||20%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MUM ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at MUM.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Alternative Medicine & Systems||#2|
|Business Administration & Management||#9|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#11|
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%.
Maharishi University of Management Majors
In 2017-2018, Maharishi University of Management awarded 230 undergraduate degrees and 954 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
|Alternative Medicine & Systems||0||3||11||0|
|Business Administration & Management||0||63||13||3|
|Communication & Media Studies||0||7||0||0|
|Drama & Theater Arts||0||0||15||0|
|Fine & Studio Arts||0||8||3||0|
|Health/Medical Prep Programs||0||2||0||0|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||1||11||1|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||0||8||0||0|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||0||0||0||1|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Wiki User: Keithbob under License
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