Iowa Wesleyan University

Enrollment: 771
Address: 601 N. Main St.
City: Mount Pleasant, IA
Phone Number: 1.800.582.2383
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Are you ready to explore your future? With an Iowa Wesleyan University education, you’ll be ready to explore all the possibilities!


 For 1981 graduate Peggy Whitson, an Iowa Wesleyan education led to the International Space Station (ISS). Whitson, a NASA astronaut, is the first female commander of the ISS. Back on earth, Iowa Wesleyan graduates go on to careers in education, medicine, business, music, psychology and many other areas.


At Iowa Wesleyan you can choose from more than 40 majors and pre-professional programs. With a student-faculty ratio of just 12:1 and average class size of 14 students, Iowa Wesleyan is known for personal attention and a student-centered learning environment. More than 40 clubs and 14 NAIA intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletic teams give you plenty of opportunities to be active and involved.


Your education at Iowa Wesleyan isn’t all in the classroom. Since 1968, Iowa Wesleyan has included a service-learning component in every student’s education.  So far, students have logged more than 1 million hours of service to community organizations! The Field Experience program gives students the opportunity to gain professional, hands-on experience in their field of study through internships.


Iowa Wesleyan is dedicated to making an excellent education affordable. More than 95 percent of all Iowa Wesleyan students who apply for financial aid receive some assistance. The University awards over $14 million annually in the form of scholarships, grants, work study and low-interest student loans.


Iowa Wesleyan University is located in the southeast Iowa community of Mount Pleasant. You’ll study, learn and play with students from the local area, throughout the Midwest and around the world.


To learn more about Iowa Wesleyan University, call 800-582-2383.  A campus visit is a great way to see if Iowa Wesleyan is a good fit for you. Visit the website at to learn more about our programs, activities and upcoming events.

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