Divine Word College: Narrative Description

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102 Jacoby Dr. SW
Epworth, IA 52045-0380
Tel: (563)876-3353; 800-553-3321; Fax: (563)876-3407; Web Site: http://www.dwci.edu/

Description: Independent Roman Catholic, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1912. Setting: 28-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 111. 8 applied, 50% were admitted. Full-time: 110 students, 1% women, 99% men. Part-time: 1 student, 100% women. Students come from 25 states and territories, 12 other countries, 92% from out-of-state, 53% 25 or older, 98% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 76% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, independent study, double major. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, early admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 3 recommendations, interview, medical history, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 7/15. Notification: continuous until 8/1.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $11,136 includes full-time tuition ($9000), mandatory fees ($36), and college room and board ($2100).

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Major annual events: Mission Sunday, Lunar New Year Celebration, International Nights. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: controlled dormitory access. On-campus residence required through senior year. Option: men-only housing available. Matthew Jacoby Library with 94,583 books and 372 serials. 26 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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