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Iowa Wesleyan University
  • 4 Year
  • MOUNT PLEASANT, IA

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

editorial

Iowa Wesleyan University is a private, Christian university located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 560 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Iowa Wesleyan University acceptance rate is 58%. Popular majors include Business, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 31% of students, Iowa Wesleyan University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,900.

About

601 N MAIN STREET
MOUNT PLEASANT, IA 52641
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Iowa Wesleyan University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

IWU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
58%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1060
ACT Range
19-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$27,540 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$12,386 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
79%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 12 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 17 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 17 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    74%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
560 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
33
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
44%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Determined
    55%
  • Average
    36%
  • Ignorant
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
61%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 18 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 22 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Good community setting
    42%
  • Unique
    25%
  • The professors care, but not a lot of courses.
    17%
  • Home away from home
    8%
  • Underrated
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 10 responses

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