Iowa Wesleyan University

Iowa Wesleyan University

Mount Pleasant, IA
location
Private
type
Small
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
473
total students
Tuition Cost $29,500 | $29,500
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $21,546
August 15
fall application deadline
41%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
21
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Reading Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Physical Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Christian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

41% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,696
    • Accepted700
    • Acceptance Rate41%
    • Enrolled473
    • Female Applicants793
    • Females Accepted262
    • Female Acceptance Rate33%
    • Male Applicants903
    • Males Accepted438
    • Male Acceptance Rate48%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $20
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
      minimum ACT score of 19 or SAT of 890
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.02
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 15th Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 15th Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 21 18 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$29,500
    • Out-of-state tuition *$29,500
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,000
    • Room and board *$10,500
    • Room only *$4,000
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$21,546
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$25,803
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$8,475
    • Average Loan Aid:$2,382
    • Average Grant Aid:$15,437
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$13,646
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 68%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 11%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students473
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.81%
    • Black or African American6.13%
    • White or Caucasian59.83%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.85%
    • Asian1.06%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.21%
    • Two or more races2.33%
    • Unknown or International Student20.93%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout4.86% representing 2 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students36% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 68%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Not Reported
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Student Union Board, Student Government Association, Behavioral Science Club, Student Nurses Association, Homecoming Committee
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other evening patrols by trained security personnel

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Football Yes Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty84
    • Full-time Percentage43%
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

601 North Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641-1398
USA

Julie Duplessis

Director of Enrollment

Phone: 319-385-6208
Fax: 319-385-6240
Email: julie.duplessis@iw.edu

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