Maharishi University of Management 1

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Fairfield, IA 52557

Phone: (641) 472-7000
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Regional Universities (Midwest)

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Maharishi University of Management is a private institution that was founded in 1971. It has a urban setting and the campus size is 262 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Maharishi University of Management's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $26,430 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

All students at Maharishi University of Management culture higher consciousness by practicing the most ancient and most effective form of meditation-the Transcendental Meditation technique. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, sciences, humanities, and business. Students take one course at a time, eliminating the stress of homework and exams in several subjects at once. All aspects of campus life nourish the body and mind, including organic vegetarian meals served fresh daily. Visitors Weekends are held throughout the year. Call the Admissions Office at 800-369-6480 or see

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School type private
Year founded 1971
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When applying to Maharishi University of Management, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 15. The application fee at Maharishi University of Management is $15. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 41.1 percent.

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Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 41.1% 4
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 15

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 80 percent.

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Campus Info & Services

Maharishi University of Management offers a number of student services including placement service, day care, and health insurance. Maharishi University of Management also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Maharishi University of Management, 28 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Maharishi University of Management.

Students who have cars on campus 28%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $26,430 (2012-13)
Room and board $7,400 (2012-13)
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