Iowa Wesleyan University

Iowa Wesleyan University Is One of The Oldest Four-Year Higher Education Institutions West of the Mississippi River. Founded in 1842, Iowa Wesleyan University is a fully accredited, coeducational liberal arts university. IW has a rich history of innovation in education; is a pioneer in the sciences; and at the forefront of educational opportunities for women. Iowa Wesleyan has been a leader in service-learning with students participating 100% in internships as a part of curriculum. Graduates include Dr. James Van Allen ’35, a space scientist who discovered the Earth’s radiation belts that now bear his name; and Dr. Peggy Whitson ‘81, NASA astronaut who has twice served as station commander for the International Space Station and holds several NASA records. In 1869, seven female Iowa Wesleyan students founded the P.E.O. Sisterhood on campus that boasts international membership. The academic programs at Iowa Wesleyan include undergraduate, graduate, and online learning. Service-learning is integrated into the curriculum, ensuring that all students connect classroom learning with service to others. Located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Iowa Wesleyan offers a variety of arts and cultural opportunities for southeast Iowa. Art shows, concerts, lectures, and plays take place throughout the year and most are open to the public at no charge. The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra is based on campus. Iowa Wesleyan athletics sponsors sixteen NCAA sports and boasts academic scholars. The Tigers compete in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) in all sports except football, which competes in the upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC).

Admissions
Nikki Fennern
VP Enrollment Management
Phone: (319) 385-6237
Email: nikki.fennern@iw.edu
Address
601 N. Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
English Language And Literature/Letters
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, And Kinesiology
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Administration And Social Service Professions
Social Sciences
Common Application Accepted
No
Application Fee
No
Application Fee Amount
$0
Total Applications
3,658
58%
Admission Rate
Costs
Tuition
$30,530
Room and Board
$10,865
Book Fees
$1,315
Additional Fees
$1,000
Miscellaneous Fees
$3,116
Total Expenses
$46,826
65%
Tuition
Average Financial Aid
$12,386
26%
Coverage of total expenses
Total Students
616
48%
52%
Total Undergraduates
598
48%
52%
Total Graduates
18
28%
72%
All Faculty
182
45%
55%
Full Time Faculty
110
37%
63%
Part Time Faculty
72
56%
44%