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Study at Maharishi University of Management

Profile of Maharishi University of Management

Maharishi is found in Fairfield, IA. Fairfield is a self-contained town. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at Maharishi.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in fine arts, computer science and engineering, and conservation and resource management.

Maharishi Selectivity

Admission to Maharishi is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 948 in 2007 at Maharishi. The school has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at Maharishi are male.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at the school. Maharishi offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"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"

Maharishi Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Computer Science and Engineering103computer science
Liberal Arts23liberal arts and humanities, English, interdisciplinary studies
Business and Management15business management, accounting and finance
Fine Arts8fine arts
Science7physics courses, physiology
Conservation and Resource Management6environmental science
Education and Teaching1elementary school teaching, secondary teaching

Contact: Maharishi

Maharishi University of Management

1000 N 4th St

Fairfield, IA 52557

General Phone: (515) 472-7000


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