Founded in 1895, Graceland University is more than just a school. It is a community of passionate, caring and dedicated individuals who put their relationships with students first. The active alumni network reaches far beyond a student's time on campus.
Graceland educates students for advanced study, for productive careers, and for rich lives. Its student body is a diverse group that includes persons of different ages, backgrounds and national origins who share a commitment to learning. Its curriculum, firmly rooted in the liberal arts tradition and enhanced by career-oriented practical experiences, affirms different styles of learning and prepares students to become competent professionals. Its highly-qualified faculty excel in teaching and engage in scholarly, creative and professional activities.
Graceland's Independence Campus, located in Independence, Missouri, is home to the School of Nursing and to the Community of Christ Seminary. Graceland's online programs are operated on the IC, which opened in 1969. The student-friendly, 55,000-square-foot facility is equipped with cutting-edge learning tools and resources including a comprehensive wireless network, nursing skills lab fitted with cameras to record and playback demonstrations, and an award-winning nursing library. The IC also offers teacher education and business programs.
Graceland's main residential campus is located in Lamoni, Iowa, about an hour's drive south of Des Moines. Nurturing personal growth, Graceland's challenging academic program stresses the joy of lifelong learning, the rigor of intellectual discipline and the relationship of both to a satisfying professional and personal life.
We are grounded in the liberal arts and dedicated to providing the progressive academic needs of the 21st century student. Founded in 1895 and sponsored by Community of Christ, Graceland University is more than just a school. It is a community of passionate, caring and dedicated individuals who put their relationships with students first. The active Graceland alumni network reaches far beyond a student’s time on campus.
Graceland creates learning communities where students develop their potential for meaningful and productive lives.