The GU Fact Book is prepared annually by the Institutional Research office. The purpose of the Fact Book is to provide comprehensive data and easy access to the most frequently requested information about Graceland.

For all surveys, marketing and general information requests, it is procedure to use the official locked enrollment numbers from the fall semester. A few items in the Fact Book evaluate spring data and are noted as such.

2019-20 Fact Book & Information

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Revised 1-31-2020


GU Fact Book

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Revised 12-21-2018

Updates include:

  • Formatting and a couple of style guide edits.
  • Page 10 - Incoming Enrollments corrected
  • Page 22 - Masters Programs (includes 9 majors)

Revised 1-31-2018


GU Quick Facts are on page 2.


Founded in 1895, a private, four-year liberal arts university located in Lamoni, Iowa.

  • Mascot: Yellowjackets "STING"
  • Colors: Gold & Blue
  • Newspaper: The Tower
  • Yearbook: Acacia
  • Heart of America Athletic Conference
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
The Independence, Missouri campus was built in 1969 and offers programs in our School of Nursing, Gleazer School of Education, Sandage School of Business and Community of Christ Seminary.
Learn more at our public website
Lamoni, Iowa Campus
Independence, Missouri Campus
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Graceland Book of Knowledge
(please note, this book was completed in 1997 -- information is not up to date beyond that year)