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Mission Statement
  To provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens.
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate courses offered, programs not offered
Distance education – graduate courses offered, programs not offered
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Undergraduate research (co-curricula)
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Noncredit education offered
Institution does not offer noncredit education
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty576641
Research and public service131
Total graduate assistants-99
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
Tuition and fees$54,924$57,214$58,634$60,6723.5%
Books and supplies$1,600$1,600$1,600$1,6000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$15,518$16,138$16,542$16,9542.5%
Off Campus
Room and board$11,206$12,430$12,978$14,52411.9%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
On Campus$75,112$78,272$80,096$82,5463.1%
Off Campus$72,300$75,814$77,782$80,8664.0%
Off Campus with Family$61,094$63,384$64,804$66,3422.4%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2022-2023
  • We allow special Cost of Attendance allowance additions for some programs and student categories.; Cost of Attendance updates are based on a recent (prior or current year) cost survey.; Tuition and fee charges increased/decreased when compared to last year.; Tuition and fees, and/or Cost of Attendance components are the same as last year.; The Cost of Attendance (COA) is based on a weighted average of student living arrangement categories while enrolled.; Additional context: First-year students must live on campus. Students living with parents in the local area may apply for a waiver.
Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Does not participate in Promise program
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2021-2022
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Any student financial aid11,48089%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,44287%$48,320,853$33,510
Federal grants34121%$2,228,375$6,535
Pell grants34121%$1,704,875$5,000
Other federal grants1368%$523,500$3,849
State/local government grant or scholarships29518%$2,646,107$8,970
Institutional grants or scholarships1,44287%$43,446,371$30,129
Student loan aid1,25075%$9,140,118$7,312
Federal student loans1,24275%$6,909,152$5,563
Other student loans765%$2,230,966$29,355
  • 1 Includes students awarded Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Grant or scholarship aid16,22483%$176,862,721$28,416
Pell grants1,49620%$7,163,652$4,789
Federal student loans3,49047%$22,497,149$6,446
Grant or scholarship aid100%$0
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid awarded, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$44,327$40,451$45,033
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2019-20202020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$34,946$29,234$33,467
$30,001 – $48,000$32,071$27,427$31,197
$48,001 – $75,000$38,525$32,462$35,244
$75,001 – $110,000$42,077$34,732$39,808
$110,001 and more$50,348$45,849$53,059
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students awarded federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2022
Total enrollment10,014
Undergraduate enrollment7,869
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment317
Graduate enrollment2,145
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:Full-time: 93%Part-time: 7%Undergraduate Student Gender:Male: 40%Female: 60%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%Asian: 16%Black or African American: 2%Hispanic/Latino: 18%Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%White: 48%Two or more races: 9%Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%U.S. Nonresident: 3%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:24 and under: 97%25 and over: 3%Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:In-state: 60%Out-of-state: 36%Foreign countries: 4%Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2021.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 0%Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 2%Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 98%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:Full-time: 79%Part-time: 21%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 0%Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 4%Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 96%
Undergraduate application fee (2022-2023): $70
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2022
Number of applicants13,6905,0558,635
Percent admitted73%69%75%
Percent admitted who enrolled21%21%21%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequired to be consideredNot required, but consideredNot considered
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Work experienceX
Personal statement or essayX
Legacy statusNot applicableX
Admission test scoresRequired to be consideredNot required, but considered (Test Optional)Not considered (Test Blind)
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)X
English Proficiency TestX
Test Scores: Fall 2022 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*50th Percentile** (median)75th Percentile***
*   25% of students scored at or below
**  50% of students scored above and 50% scored below (i.e., midpoint of the test score distribution)
*** 25% of students scored above
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing600650700
SAT Math600650700
ACT Composite262931
ACT English263034
ACT Math242730
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission. If an institution reports less than 5 students for any of the test scores, percentiles are not reported.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:Full-time students: 91%Part-time students: 62%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2021 and Returned in Fall 2022
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution without completing at the current institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 80 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2022.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016
Overall graduation rate:Overall graduation rate: 84%(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:[Began in Fall 2014]4-year: 73%6-year: 80%8-year: 81%[Began in Fall 2016]4-year: 76%6-year: 84%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2014 or Fall 2016
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:Male: 80%Female: 86%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:American Indian or Alaska Native: 100%Asian: 93%Black or African American: 74%Hispanic/Latino: 85%White: 82%Two or more races: 81%Race/ethnicity unknown: 86%U.S. Nonresident: 75%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2021-2022
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields
Food Science--15-
Category total--15-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other-2--
Category total-2--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-39--
Physiology, General-24--
Category total-76--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General-45373-
Business/Corporate Communications, General-96--
Business/Managerial Economics-46--
Real Estate--15-
Category total-642104-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism-25--
Communication and Media Studies, Other-7--
Communication, General---3
Health Communication--13-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication-40--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-97--
Category total-169133
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects-23--
Category total-23--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General-25--
Computer Science-50--
Category total-75--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--28-
Curriculum and Instruction--134
Education, General-62--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--299
Elementary Education and Teaching--18-
Music Teacher Education-65-
Secondary Education and Teaching--13-
Special Education and Teaching, General--145
Category total-6812018
Computer Engineering, General-2--
Computer Software Engineering-10--
Category total-12--
Engineering/Engineering-related Technologies/Technicians
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician-0--
Category total-0--
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing-3412-
English Language and Literature, General-3211-
Category total-6623-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature-7--
Spanish Language and Literature-0--
Category total-7--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General--42-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling-1--
Health Services Administration-115--
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling--29-
Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality--0-
Pharmaceutical Sciences--79
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs--0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist---83
Physician Assistant--46-
Category total-116124177
History, General-24--
Category total-24--
Legal Professions and Studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General--2-
Tax Law/Taxation--2-
Category total--4150
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General-5--
Statistics, Other31---
Category total315--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Computational Science-1227
International/Globalization Studies--8-
Nutrition Sciences-1--
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution-108-
Category total-12387
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science-14--
Category total-14--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies-0--
Category total-17--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-7--
Physics, General-1--
Category total-8--
Psychology, General-124--
School Psychology--382
Category total-124382
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work-10--
Category total-10--
Social Sciences
Anthropology, General-4--
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics--6-
Political Science and Government, General-58--
Sociology, General-27--
Category total-896-
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation-4--
Art/Art Studies, General-9--
Cinematography and Film/Video Production-20191-
Dance, General-44--
Documentary Production--4-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-20--
Film/Cinema/Media Studies-9--
Game and Interactive Media Design-3--
Graphic Design-29--
Keyboard Instruments-23-
Music Performance, General-4--
Music Theory and Composition-3--
Music, General-3--
Percussion Instruments-0--
Playwriting and Screenwriting-5120-
Stringed Instruments-4--
Voice and Opera-12--
Category total-415118-
Grand total311,974603357
Athletics Participation
  • Sanction Body: NCAA Division III with football
Varsity Men's and Women's TeamsMenWomen
Swimming and Diving28
Track and Field, Outdoor3022
Water Polo16
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
WASC Senior College and University Commission Accredited since (03/31/1956)06/24/2033
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programsAccredited since ((!)06/30/2018)06/30/2024
 No Longer Recognized  American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levelsAccredited (04/01/2008 - 04/15/2013)
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schoolsAccredited since ((!)01/01/1998)08/31/2029
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapistAccredited since (02/28/1928)12/20/2016
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsAccredited since (08/01/2013)08/01/2025
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsPreaccredited (08/01/2009 - 08/01/2013)
 No Longer Recognized  Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programsAccredited since (06/13/2011)12/31/2016
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programsAccredited since (06/13/2011)12/31/2016
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs:
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape201
d. Fondling171
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault117
i. Burglary1733
j. Motor vehicle theft751
k. Arson020
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence312
c. Stalking422
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.113
b. Drug abuse violations345
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.110
b. Drug abuse violations21925
c. Liquor law violations1012
On-Campus Student Housing Facilities
  • On-campus Student Housing Facilities statistics are a subset of On-Campus statistics.
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape201
d. Fondling110
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault111
i. Burglary911
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence111
c. Stalking112
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.001
b. Drug abuse violations103
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.010
b. Drug abuse violations19723
c. Liquor law violations1011
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2021-2022
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 75Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 12DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution:Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $10,388Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $8,943
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year202020192018
Default rate0.0%0.6%2.1%
Number in default01132
Number in repayment1,5851,5821,504
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)