Morningside College Overview
Morningside College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Sioux City, Iowa. The city atmosphere of Sioux City makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Morningside College Known For?
- Students at Morningside have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at Morningside is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Morningside makes roughly $43,700 a year. This is 7% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
Morningside College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Morningside.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Morningside has earned from around the web.
|#37||Best Value Colleges for Teacher Education Subject Specific||College Factual|
|#37||Best Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#54||Highest Paid Biological & Biomedical Sciences Graduates||College Factual|
|#64||Best Value Colleges for Education||College Factual|
|#74||Best Value Colleges for General Biology||College Factual|
|#87||Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences||College Factual|
Where Is Morningside College?
Contact details for Morningside are given below.
|Address:||1501 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, IA 51106-1751|
How Do I Get Into Morningside?
You can apply to Morningside online at: https://www.morningside.edu/admissions/
Admission Requirements for Morningside
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Morningside?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 56%, and the acceptance rate for women is 54%.
Average Test Scores
About 0% of students accepted to Morningside submitted their SAT scores.Morningside received ACT scores from 100% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.
Can I Afford Morningside College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Morningside, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $8,059 a year. That adds up to $32,236 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Morningside is 3.7%. 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.
Morningside College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,322 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,183 full-time undergraduates at Morningside, 50% are male and 50% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Morningside College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||27|
|Hispanic or Latino||86|
Iowa students aren't the only ones who study at Morningside College. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 22 countries are represented at Morningside. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Germany, Brazil, and Japan.
Online Learning at Morningside College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Morningside has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 16th 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 Morningside
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Morningside College was -0.9%. This is the #174 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Morningside regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Morningside majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||4%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Morningside 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 Morningside.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#19|
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%.
Morningside College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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