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MAHARISHI UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT - [MUM], FAIRFIELD, IOWA

Fairfield, IowaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1973Established Year
  1646Enrollment

Maharishi University of Management: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Founded in 1971 by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi based on Consciousness-Based Education Model, wherein students are made to study subjects that they’re passionate about. Maharishi International University, earlier known as Maharishi University of Management, is a non-profit, fully independent university with 1,733 students enrolled. Maharishi University of Management offers admissions in undergraduate and graduate degree programs on-campus as well as online. MIU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. MIU has certain unique courses that have been pioneered by the university itself.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Year of Establishment1971
Campus SettingRural
Total Enrollment1,733

Maharishi University of Managements Rankings

Ranked #4 among Top Environmental Science Universities during 2015.

BBA program of MIU featured among 50 Best Value business programs by the Best Value Schools website during 2016.

Ranked #3 Best Online MBA program for 2016 by OnlineColleges.net.

Ranked #14 Best Value Schools by the Washington Times magazine.

Maharishi University of Management Campus

Maharishi University of Management Campus

Maharishi International University was founded in 1971 and opened its doors for international students in 1974.

  • Campus stretches over 370-acre land with 45 major buildings.
  • MIU has a 60,000 square-foot recreation centre over its campus.
  • Campus is situated in Fairfield, Iowa. This city has been named as the Entrepreneurial Community of the year by the State of Iowa.

Residence Facilities at Maharishi University of Management

Both on-campus and off-campus housing options are available.

  • MIU presents five different on-campus housing options.
  • MIU has spectrum housing and vastu housing options incorporating the ancient principles as explained by their honourable founder.
  • Students are offered meals at the Annapurna dining halls within the dining hours.
  • Students need to fill an online housing application to be eligible for it.

Programs offered at Maharishi University of Management

Maharishi University of Management offers programs for both undergraduate and graduate levels in more than 10 fields of education.

  • University follows a block system where a student focuses his attention on only one subject for the whole month full-time and no pressure to attend a number of classes during the day.
  • There are a number of programs that have been pioneered by the university itself such as BA in sustainable living, Regenerative Organic Agriculture, Consciousness and Human Potential, Ayurveda Wellness and Integrative Health, MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine, MA in Consciousness and Human Potential, and MBA in SAP Finance.
  • MIU provides MBA in accounting, SAP Finance and Sustainable Business with optional requirement of prior work experience.

Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at Maharishi University of Management can follow the below mentioned application process:

How to Apply: Students can apply via the international application portal.

Application processing fees:The application fee is 20 USD.

Application Deadline:

SemesterApplication Deadline
Fall SemesterMay 15
Spring SemesterOctober 31

English proficiency test scores:

Test ScoreUG requirementGraduate requirement
TOEFL iBT8090
IELTS6.0 band6.5 band
PTE5158

Supporting Documents

  • Academic records, 
  • Letter of recommendations, 
  • Proof of English proficiency, 
  • Scores of Exams to study in the USA
  • Work experience 
  • Essay

Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance for international students to study at the university is mentioned-below:

Cost ItemUndergraduate cost (USD)
Tuition and fees16,530
Housing and meals7,400
Health Insurance2,784
Personal expenses3,500
Cost per year30,214

Graduate fees are quite variable based on the course you apply for and further based on the features of the course and your qualifications.

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students

The university offers several scholarships for international students to study in the USA. Need-based scholarship: Undergraduate International students qualify for need-based scholarships which ranges up to 6,000 USD and the student needs to apply for the same at the time of admission itself. The amount is higher for graduate students. The amount varies depending upon the program opted and documentation provided.

Alumni Network

MIU alumni get various discounts on the campus as well as all over the US through their Alum Card and other benefits as well which they can find out by logging on to the alumni portal. Through this portal alumni can connect with their batchmates, professionals etc., join groups of their interests or form new one, get mentoring services, stay updated about the University, take benefit of the various resources provided exclusively for alumni.

  • Some notable alumni of MIU are: Nat Goldhaber, American venture capitalist, computer entrepreneur and politician; John Gray- American author; Claire Hoffman- American journalist, author, and assistant professor; Eli Lieb- American pop singer-songwriter.

Placements

The Career Services department of the university assists students throughout their degree in making the right decision by equipping them with information related to job search, professional networking, internships.

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Maharishi University of Management Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population2253
FAFSA Code011113
Application Cost$20
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$16,530 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-80- -
IELTS-6- -
PTE-51- -

Maharishi University of Management Acceptance Rate

88.9%

Acceptance Rate

36

Total Applicants

2253

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

69.2%

Male

30.8%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program88.9%
Total Applicants566
Total Enrolled503
Graduate
Graduate Programs88.9%
Total Applicants1969
Total Enrolled1750

Maharishi University of Management Enrollment

Enrollment
Maharishi University of Management Enrollment2253
Undergraduate Enrollment503
Graduate Enrollment1750
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate58.9%

Attendance Cost

$16,530

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$16,530 / Year
Post Graduate Program$28,530 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$7,400 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,800 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,400 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,800 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,800 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,800 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
3504226012447

College rating

based on 1 student ratings

6.3/10

8/10academic
6/10infrastructure
9/10placements
7/10faculty
5/10extracurricular
3/10accommodation

Reviews

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Turtogtokh munkhtsooj, MONGOLIA Computer science master
Maharishi University of Management
Current student , Batch : 2021
6.3
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

MEDITATION IN IOWA

It was 2011 my friend first got to apply for this university and it was a reputable university with a much-appreciated program. The application process was easy and financial aid was available to international students. The program course offers essential applications and down to earth courses that make it possible to seek job placement. The application fee is 50$.


Exams - 

It required programming experience for computer science masters program and if you don't have any experience you could take java course and get JRE certificate. No GRE, IELTS or TOEFL required for computer science program but you should be able to understand course contents and able to demonstrate communication.

8 /10
academic
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faculty
6 /10
infrastructure
3 /10
accomodation/food
9 /10
placement
5 /10
extracurricular
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Book Store

Maharishi University Bookstore0.01 Km
Revelations Cafe1.1 Km

Restaurant

BP0.64 Km
Golden Dome Market and Cafe0.71 Km
Torino Pizza & Steak House1.13 Km
Sweet 'n Saucy1.15 Km
Amore Mio Ristorante Italiano1.16 Km
Cafe Paradiso1.16 Km
Green Gourmet Restaurant1.21 Km
Imperial Buffet1.28 Km
Turkish Middle Eastern Cuisine1.3 Km
India Cafe1.32 Km
Subway Restaurants1.34 Km
Let's Order Online1.44 Km
Savvy Vegetarian1.44 Km
Kum & Go1.71 Km
McDonald's1.78 Km
Casey's1.83 Km
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Pharmacy

Thymely Solutions1.16 Km
Hy-Vee Pharmacy1.72 Km
Hy-Vee1.75 Km
Walmart Pharmacy2.45 Km
Carri A. Pumphrey, PharmD3.47 Km

Airport

Fairfield Muni Airport-FFL4.36 Km
Estle Field7.16 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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