Grace University

Overview of Grace University

Grace is located in a large city, in Omaha, NE. The school is officially a Interdenominational school. Grace is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at Grace often study religion and philosophy.

Grace Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply.


Students at Grace benefit from the low student/teacher ratio.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 431 students (362 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Grace has a large share of part-time students. The school has a residential or campus feel. Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Grace

Grace University
1311 S 9th St
Omaha , NE 68108-3629
General Phone: (402) 449-2800

Grace Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy31bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, religious music, pastoral counseling, youth ministry
Therapy and Counseling21counseling psychology
Business and Management13business management
Education and Teaching13urban education, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, music teaching
Liberal Arts6general studies, social services
Transportation2aviation tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1registered nursing
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science
Family and Social Work0family studies

Number of programs and degrees for Grace in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree7119
Associate's degree32
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01
Master's degree132

Grace Student Body

In 2007-2008, Grace had a total enrollment of 431 students (362 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 34%
Women 66%
Full-Time 85%
Part-Time 15%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 86%
Black 7%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 23%
20-21 21%
22-24 20%
25-29 11%
30-34 5%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 5%

Grace Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %

Grace Room and Board (2007)

Grace offers campus housing for 301 of its 362 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Omaha, Nebraska for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Nebraska Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Grace Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1232
ACT Math824
ACT Composite826

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT9%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT91%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Grace Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 14,390
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,390
Room and board $ 5,600
Room charge $ 2,500
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,100
Books and supplies $ 850
Other expenses $ 3,200

Financial Aid:
Grace participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 254700)

Grace Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$50,1370*
Associate professoracademic year3$43,2982*
Assistant professoracademic year7$37,4842*
Instructoracademic year4$34,6521*
All faculty totalacademic year18$40,6365$38,455

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Grace Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Urban Education and Leadership

Family And Social Work
Human Development and Family Studies, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Social Sciences, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Youth Ministry

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology

Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General

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What Sets Grace Apart:

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% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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checked Interdenominational affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Has ROTC (air force)

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