Tuition & Fees

$30,500

$30,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
22%
400-499
65%
300-399
8%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
45%
12-17
40%
6-11
7%
24-29
11%
18-23
41%
12-17
48%
24-29
4%
18-23
60%
12-17
36%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

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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Location

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.

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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
92%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
2%
Top 1/4
9%
Top 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
22%
400-499
65%
300-399
8%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
45%
12-17
40%
6-11
7%
24-29
11%
18-23
41%
12-17
48%
24-29
4%
18-23
60%
12-17
36%

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

Nick Boone
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 319 385-6231
F: 319 385-6240
admit@iw.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Kristy Johnson
Director of Financial Aid
kristy.johnson@iw.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
football
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Derek Zander (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, SLIAC Conference
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
purple and white

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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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

  • Pre-medicine

521

total students

24%

in-state

76%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

520
students

Female
53%
275

Male
47%
245

0%

1
students

Female
100%
1

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

479
students

Female
51%
242

Male
49%
237

8%

41
students

Female
81%
33

Male
19%
8

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
19%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

36%

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
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

International Student Contact

Dale Keir
International Student Advisor
319 385-6205
dale.keir@iw.edu

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