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Waldorf University


Waldorf University is a friendly, private liberal arts school located in the heart of beautiful Forest City, Iowa. For more than 100 years, Waldorf has been the cornerstone in the lives of thousands, setting the solid foundation for success among its students, their families and the surrounding community.

Located centrally among seven of the Midwest’s most populated metropolitan regions, Waldorf students experience the best of both worlds—the small town charm of Forest City, Iowa, and the big city appeal of Des Moines, Chicago, Minneapolis and more—all within driving distance.

Campus Tours

Take a walk in a Warrior’s shoes. Tour the campus, cheer at a home game, listen in on a fine arts rehearsal or sit in on a class.

Schedule a visit to Waldorf for 9 a.m. or 1 p.m., or come during one of our scheduled open houses. Guests will receive:

  • 20% discount on Waldorf Bookstore purchases
  • $500 travel grant
  • Admittance to an athletic/fine art event
  • Complimentary lunch
  • Opportunities to attend a fine arts rehearsal, athletic practice, student group meeting or sit in on a class.

Open House Dates

  • Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
  • Friday, April 20, 2018

Open house schedules and start times vary depending on the date. Your admissions counselor will confirm the start time of your open house when you register.

Driving Distances (in hours)

The map and key below show the approximate travel time, in hours, from Waldorf to its most popular nearby cities.

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