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How long does it take to complete a degree at Waldorf University?

* This academic program is relatively new and, as a result, there were fewer than 10 graduates this year from this program. For privacy reasons, Waldorf does not disclose on-time completion or median debt amounts for programs with less than 10 graduates.

At Waldorf University, students have the option to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in four years or the option to take fewer courses per term, extending their timeframe for completing the program. Waldorf’s on-time graduation rate is the percentage of bachelor’s degree graduates who completed their programs within four years.

On-Time Completion Rates for 2015 - 2016
Online Programs  
AA Business N/A*
AA Communications N/A*
AA Criminal Justice N/A*
AA Diversity & Inclusion N/A*
AA Emergency Management N/A*
AA Fire Science 62%
AA Global Leadership N/A*
AA Health Care Management N/A*
AA Homeland Security N/A*
AA Human Resource Management N/A*
AA Leadership Communication N/A*
AA Management N/A*
AA Occupational Safety and Health N/A*
AA Psychology N/A*
AA Sport Management N/A*
BA Communications N/A*
BA Emergency Management N/A*
BA Health Care Management N/A*
BA Homeland Security N/A*
BA Occupational Safety and Health N/A*
BA Psychology 31%
BAS Business Administration N/A*
BAS Communications N/A*
BAS Criminal Justice N/A*
BAS Criminal Justice Administration N/A*
BAS Emergency Management N/A*
BAS Fire Science Administration N/A*
BAS Health Care Management N/A*
BAS Homeland Security N/A*
BAS Occupational Safety N/A*
BAS Organizational Leadership N/A*
BAS Psychology N/A*
BS Business Administration 30%
BS Criminal Justice 52%
BS Criminal Justice Administration N/A*
BS Fire Science Administration 86%
BS Organizational Leadership 75%
Master Organizational Leadership N/A*
Residential Programs  
AA Sport Management N/A*
BA Biology N/A*
BA Business  35%
BA Communications 32%
BA Creative Writing N/A*
BA English N/A*
BA Foundations of Education N/A*
BA History N/A*
BA Music  N/A*
BA Psychology 15%
BA Sport Management 25%
BA Theatre  N/A*
BA Wellness  20%
BS Biology  N/A*
BS Criminal Justice 30%
BS Education 60%
   

* This academic program is relatively new and, as a result, there were fewer than 10 graduates this year from this program. For privacy reasons, Waldorf does not disclose on-time completion or median debt amounts for programs with less than 10 graduates.

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How much does it cost to complete a degree from Waldorf University?

Cost of Completing a Degree at Waldorf University
Career Tuition Fees Room & Board Books & Supplies Transport Personal Expenses Total
Online Programs
AA Business $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Communications $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Criminal Justice $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Diversity & Inclusion $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Emergency Management $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Fire Science $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Global Leadership $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Health Care Management $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Homeland Security $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Human Resource Management $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Leadership Communication $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Management $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Occupational Safety & Health $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Psychology $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
AA Sport Management $17,400 - - - - - $17,400
BA Communications $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BA Emergency Management $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BA Health Care Management $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BA Homeland Security $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BA Occupational Safety $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BA Psychology $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Business Administration $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Communications $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Criminal Justice $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Criminal Justice Administration $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Emergency Management $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Fire  Science Administration $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Health Care Management $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Homeland Sec $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Occupational Safety $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Organizational Leadership $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BAS Psychology $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BS Business Administration $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BS Criminal Justice $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BS Criminal Justice Administration $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BS Fire Science Administration $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
BS Organizational Leadership $34,800 - - - - - $34,800
Master Organizational Leadership $13,140 - - - - - $13,140
Residential Programs
AA Sport Management $41,088 $2,240 $14,768 $2,678 $3,028 $3,402 $67,204
BA Biology $82,176 $4,480 $29,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA Business $82,176 $4,480 $29,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA Communications $82,176 $4,480 $29,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA Creative Writing $82,176 $4,480 $29,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA English $82,176 $4,480 $29,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA Foundations of Education $82,176 $4,480 $29,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA History $82,176 $4,480 $29,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA Music $82,176 $4,480 $29,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA Psychology $82,176 $4,480 $29,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA Sport Management $82,176 $4,480 $29,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA Theatre $82,176 $4,480 $28,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BA Wellness $82,176 $4,480 $28,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BS Biology $82,176 $4,480 $28,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BS Criminal Justice $82,176 $4,480 $28,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408
BS Education $82,176 $4,480 $28,536 $5,356 $6,056 $6,804 $134,408

Degree Cost Calculation:

Tuition, fees, and room/board were calculated by multiplying the 2017-18 annual rates by four years, the typical completion time for Waldorf's bachelor's degree programs. Costs for room and board apply only to residential programs. Costs may vary due a variety of factors, such as the number of credits the student takes each semester or term.

Textbook and supply costs were compiled for each academic program using the 2017-18 rates. Costs for textbooks and supplies may vary due to a variety of factors, such as cost fluctuations and student selection of course electives. Currently textbooks are provided free-of-charge to students enrolled in Waldorf's online degree programs through a Textbook Grant program.

Transportation and personal expenses listed for residential programs reflect the estimates provided by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission, multiplied by four years. For online programs, transportation costs reflect the average expenses for one residency course, multiplied by four, as four is the maximum number of residency courses that would be required. For online programs, personal expenses are listed at zero, as students may continue to live at home and work for the duration of the online degree program. Transportation and personal expenses are estimates and may vary.

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How much do students borrow to complete a bachelor's degree at Waldorf University?

In addition to grants and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, some graduates use loans to finance their education. The median debt for Waldorf graduates is listed in the table below for programs covered by the Gainful Employment regulation.

2015-16 Student Median Loan Debt
Program
Federal 
Loans
Private Ed. Loans Institutional Financing Plan
Online Programs
BA Psychology $26,459 $0 $0
BS Business Administration $26,310 $0 $0
BS Criminal Justice $23,949 $0 $0
BS Fire Science Administration $15,326 $0 $0
Residential Programs
BA Business $27,000 $0 $0
BS Education $19,414 $0 $0

* This academic program is relatively new and, as a result, there were fewer than 10 graduates this year from this program. For privacy reasons, Waldorf does not disclose on-time completion or median debt amounts for programs with less than 10 graduates.

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What can you do with a degree from Waldorf University?

Here are the U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) names and codes for the occupations that academic programs prepare students to enter. We’ve also included links to occupational profiles on the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*Net Web Site.

Biology

(Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 26.0101- Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
 
Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Business

(Credential Level: Associate’s, Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 52.0101 – Business/Commerce, General.

Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Communications

(Credential Level: Associate’s, Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 09.0101 – Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Creative Writing

(Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 23.1302- Creative Writing.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Criminal Justice

(Credential Level: Associates, Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 43.0104 – Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Criminal Justice Administration

(Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 43.0103 – Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.

Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Diversity & Inclusion

(Credential Level: Associate’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 30.2301– Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.

Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Education

(Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 13.1202- Elementary Education and Teaching.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Master of Arts in Education: Effective Teacher

(Credential level: Master’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 13.1201– Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.

Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Emergency Management

(Credential Level: Associate’s, Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 43.0302– Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.

Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

English

(Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 23.0101- English Language and Literature, General.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Fire Science Administration

(Credential Level: Associate’s, Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 43.0202–Fire Services Administration.

Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Foundations of Education

(Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 13.1501- Teacher Assistant/Aide.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Global Leader

(Credential Level: Associate’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 52.1003- Organizational Behavior Studies.

Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Health Care Management

(Credential Level: Associate’s, Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 51.0701– Health/Health Care Administration/Management.

Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

History

(Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 54.0101- History, General.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Homeland Security

(Credential Level: Associate’s, Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 43.0301-Homeland Security.
 
Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Human Resource Management

(Credential Level: Associate’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 52.1001- Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Leadership Communication

(Credential Level: Associate’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 52.0501- Business/Corporate Communications.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Management

(Credential Level: Associate’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 52.0201- Business Administration and Management, General.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Music

Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 50.0901- Music, General.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Occupational Safety & Health

(Credential Level: Associate’s, Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 15.0701- Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician.
 
Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Organizational Leadership

(Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 52.1003- Organizational Behavior Studies.
 
Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Organizational Leadership

(Credential Level: Master’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 52.0213- Organizational Leadership.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Psychology

(Credential Level: Associate’s, Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 42.0101- Psychology, General.
 
Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Sport Management

(Credential Level: Associate’s, Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 31.0504- Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
 
Occupations for which these programs prepare students:

Theatre

(Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 50.0501- Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students:

Wellness

(Credential Level: Bachelor’s): the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code is 19.0501- Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
 
Occupations for which this program prepares students: