1000 North Fourth Street Fairfield, IA 52557 641-472-1110
About Maharishi University of Management
  • Year of Foundation 1971
  • Size of Campus 242 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 43%, 57%, 65%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $24,000
  • Room and Board $6,000
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 199
Maharishi University of Management (MUM), formerly known as Maharishi International University, is an American non-profit, university, located in Fairfield, Iowa. It was founded in 1973 by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and features a "consciousness-based education" system that includes the practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique. Its founding principles include the development of the full potential of the individual, fulfilling economic aspirations while maximizing proper use of the environment and bringing spiritual fulfillment and happiness to humanity. 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 degree programs in business, education, communications, mathematical science, literature, physiology & health, Vedic Science and sustainable living.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students' Club, Club Latino
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frats 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Other on-campus organizations 4%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Annual Eco-Fair, featuring nationally known speakers, workshops & demonstrations, & the eco fashion show of student-designed organic apparel and wearable art; International Cultural Festivals such as Chinese New Year, Ethiopian Christmas, Indian Festival
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Islamic Club, Hindu Student Club
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Cedar Rapids (70), Des Moines (120)
  • Distance to nearest train Mount Pleasant (25)
  • Distance to nearest bus Fairfield (1)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 30%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 18
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 66%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 4%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (34%), men's dorms (36%), apartments for married students, apartment for single students (28%), other housing options (2%)
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities Special collection of Vedic Literature
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 30
  • Number Of Subscriptions 338
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums scanning electron microscope, two large domes for Transcendental Meditation practice, greenhouses for botany study, art galleries, rock-climbing wall, college prep-school on campus
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Number Of Microforms 59,851
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 350
  • Number of e-books 8,832
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 10
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 145,000
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, day care, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 26,924
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village