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College Profile: Maharishi University of Management

 
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Maharishi University of Management (M.U.M.), formerly known as Maharishi International University, was founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who introduced the Transcendental Meditation technique. The campus is located in Fairfield, Iowa, USA, on the grounds of the former Parsons College. The university is accredited through the Ph.D. level by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and offers "consciousness-based education", that includes practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique. Degree programs are offered in the arts, sciences, in business, and in the humanities. Maharishi University of Management cites high rankings on "benchmarks of effective educational practice" from the National Survey of Student Engagement and also the results of the ACT alumni survey that show a high level of alumni satisfaction.
 
1000 N 4th St
Fairfield, IA
52557
641-472-7000 (general)
515-472-1156 (financial aid)
515-472-1110 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Maharishi University of Management was founded in 1971 by His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi to fulfill the highest ideals of education. Foremost among these ideals is to help students develop the ability to think and act in harmony with their environment and to live a fulfilled life. The University has pioneered a unique system of higher education based on developing students full alertness and creative intelligence-the foundation of learning. This system integrates de content of traditional discipline-based education with knowledge and technologies for developing students mental potential. At the foundation of this system is student, faculty, and administrators practice of systematic and scientifically verified techniques to develop the full potential of human consciousness. Through programs that give students a traditional education while cultivating the holistic growth of consciousness, mind and body, the University offers students the skills needed to manage their lives effectively, to lead lives characterized by health and wisdom, and to achieve both personal and professional success and fulfillment on all areas of life. The Universitys unique educational programs are designed to fulfill a commitment to four broad areas of responsibility:  To achieve educational excellence  To promote the holistic development of our students: consciousness, mind and body  To conduct original research and extend the frontiers of knowledge  To improve the quality of life for the individual, the nation, and the world


General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting Town: Remote
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Maharishi University of Management Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
1,013 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
95 Fall Applicants550 Total Dormitory Capacity
46 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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