Graceland University
 

Category: Private not offering Doctorate | State: IA

About Graceland University
 

Graceland is a private liberal arts institution that strives to build learning communities where students develop their potential for meaningful lives. Graceland offers nearly 40 programs from a traditional campus in Lamoni, Ia and through online graduate/undergraduate programs administered from Independence, Mo. The curriculum, firmly rooted in the liberal arts tradition and enhanced by career-oriented practical experiences, adapts distinctive learning modalities to help each student find the path that he or she is uniquely prepared to follow.
 

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

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Admissions & Orientation

Culture & Commitment

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduation & Career

Military Student Support & Retention

Why attend Graceland University
 

Graceland is a Service members Opportunity Colleges (SOC) that is prepared to provide educational opportunities to service members who may be experiencing trouble completing college degrees due to their frequent moves. The curriculum, firmly rooted in the liberal arts tradition and enhanced by career-oriented practical experiences, adapts distinctive learning modalities to help each student find the path that he or she is uniquely prepared to follow in becoming a competent professional. Graceland is committed to quality and affordability.
 

Ratings

Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamBusiness Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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Criminal Justice/Police Science

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.

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Elementary Education

A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter.

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Nursing Practice / Registered Nurse

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $29,750 $29,750 $797 N/A
Fees $670 $670 $1,500 N/A
Room $3,490 $3,490 N/A N/A
Board $5,610 $5,610 N/A N/A
Books $1,320 $1,320 $1,330 N/A
Other Expenses $1,660 $1,660 N/A N/A
Totals $42,500 $42,500 $3,627 N/A
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program
  • Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Network
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • ACT or SAT test scores required for admission
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • On-campus living requirement for students at any point in their enrollment
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students