Iowa Wesleyan University

Mount Pleasant, IA

Iowa Wesleyan University

Mount Pleasant, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$25,280

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
480
25th
420
75th
510
25th
430
75th
21
25th
10
75th
23
25th
15
75th
20
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,968
Declined 1,201
Total Received 4,169
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Private

769

undergraduate students

36

graduate students

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School Facts

Iowa Wesleyan University (formerly Iowa Wesleyan College), founded in 1842, is a private, coeducational, church-affiliated school. Its 60-acre campus is located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 805
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

60-acre campus in Mount Pleasant (population: 8,497), 70 miles from Cedar Rapids. Served by bus and train; air serves Burlington (30 miles) and Cedar Rapids.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Iowa Wesleyan University
601 North Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA
52641

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
92%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
480
25th
420
75th
510
25th
430
75th
21
25th
10
75th
23
25th
15
75th
20
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (may be waived if filed online, if transcripts are sent with application, or if applicant visits campus)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,968
Declined 1,201
Total Received 4,169

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

74%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$13,302

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,180
Room $4,285
Board $6,725
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $37,290
Average Financial Aid - $13,302
Total with Avg. Aid $23,988

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 319 385-6242
F: 319 385-6203
financialaid@iw.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, SLIAC Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Christian Studies. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Digital Arts. yes
Education, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
General Studies. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-medicine

805

total students

17%

in-state

83%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

769
students

Female
58%
445

Male
42%
324

4%

36
students

Female
53%
19

Male
47%
17

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

603
students

Female
52%
311

Male
48%
292

22%

166
students

Female
81%
134

Male
19%
32

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Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

21%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

33

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Venezuela
The Democratic Republic Of Congo
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

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