473
Students
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21,546
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
41
700/1696
Acceptance Rate
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Overview

Iowa Wesleyan University is a Comprehensive institution located in Mount Pleasant, IA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 601 N. Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA  52641
United States
Contact Julie Duplessis
Director of Enrollment
Email: julie.duplessis@iw.edu
Phone: 319-385-6208
Fax: 319-385-6240

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,696
Applied
700
Accepted
473
Enrolled
41%
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Female Admissions

793
Females Applied
262
Females Accepted
33%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

903
Males Applied
438
Males Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
3.02
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements: Minimum ACT score of 19 or SAT of 890

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,500
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Fees

1,000
Full-time student fees
10,500
Room & board
4,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

21,546
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,803
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,475
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,382
Avg. Loan Aid
15,437
Avg. Grant Aid
13,646
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

473
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.81%
Black or African American 6.13%
White or Caucasian 59.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.85%
Asian 1.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 2.33%
Other 20.93%

Gender

Male (39.96%)
Female (60.04%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 68%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Thing and Chris Jones (hypnotist)

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Union Board, Student Government Association, Behavioral Science Club, Student Nurses Association and Homecoming Committee

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
evening patrols by trained security personnel

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

84
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 48
Male - 38
Female - 46