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Allen College
Waterloo, IA
Allen College, founded in 1989, is a private, specialized college. Its 90-acre campus is located in Waterloo.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 360
   Women 329 (91.4%)
   Men 31 (8.6%)
Graduate Students 260
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate Not reported
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $33,426
  Tuition and Fees $20,010
  Room and Board $7,281
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 38
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 37% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Waterloo Population 68,366
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee  
Students in College Housing 3% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
1.7% Black/African-American
0.0% Hispanic/Latino
0.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
88.3% White
7.3% Unknown
International Students Not reported
First-Year Students Returning 96.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 90%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 10.0%