Tuition & Fees

$30,500

$30,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
-

teacher

students

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,773
Declined + 72
Total Received 2,845
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Private (nonprofit)

520

undergraduate students

1

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 6308
ACT 1324

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School Facts

Founded in 1842, Iowa Wesleyan University (formerly Iowa Wesleyan College) has a rich history of innovation in education, pioneering in the sciences, educational opportunities for women and service-learning, to name just a few. Its 60-acre campus is located in the town of Mount Pleasant, IA, 28 miles west of Burlington. IW is one of the oldest four-year, coeducational, church-related liberal arts universities West of the Mississippi river.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 521
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Mount Pleasant, IA

60-acre campus in Mount Pleasant (population: 8,392), 70 miles from Cedar Rapids. Served by bus and train; air serves Burlington (30 miles) and Cedar Rapids.

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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Admissions Facts

Application fee
(may be waived if filed online, if transcripts are sent with application, or if applicant visits campus)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,773
Declined + 72
Total Received 2,845

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Julie Duplessis
Director of Enrollment
P: 319 385-6231
F: 319 385-6240
admit@iw.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
football
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, SLIAC Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
purple and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology
Business Administration
Christian Studies
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Educational Foundations
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science/Wellness
Human Services
Music
Nursing
Physical Education
Pre-Medical Science
Psychology
Visual Communication/Design
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Undergraduate

100%

520
students

Female
53%
275

Male
47%
245

Graduate

0%

1
students

Female
100%
1

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

92%

479
students

Female
51%
242

Male
49%
237

undergraduatePart-time

8%

41
students

Female
81%
33

Male
19%
8

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

33

semester hours

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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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Congo
Venezuela
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Dr. Wes Brooks
VP for Student Development
319 385-6284
wesley.brooks@iw.edu

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