601 N. Main Street Mount Pleasant, IA 52641 800.582.2383
http://www.iwc.edu/ admit@iwc.edu
About Iowa Wesleyan College
  • Year of Foundation 1842
  • Size of Campus 60 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 849
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $17,800
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 850
Iowa Wesleyan College is a private four-year liberal arts college of the United Methodist Church located in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Iowa Wesleyan is recognized as a pioneer in higher education in America. Founded in 1842, it ranks as the oldest coeducational college located west of the Mississippi River. Among its innovations include unique concepts of undergraduate lab science, career experience, and service learning. The college occupies a central campus of historic red brick buildings and modern structures, including National Register of Historic Places designates Old Main and the Harlan-Lincoln House. The Chapel, erected in 1896, recently received a complete renovation and restoration.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Beta Beta Beta, Blue Key, Iota Phi, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Tau Delta, Who's Who
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Campus Ministries
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) UNIDAD, International Club, Black Awareness Organization
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 1
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Athletics, Weekly Forum, Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra, Homecoming, Haselmayer Endowment for the Arts events, Spring Thing, Xmas Thing, Variety Show, Design Reading
  • Number of students in fraternities 1
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Distance to nearest train Mount Pleasant (0)
  • Distance to nearest bus Mount Pleasant (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Cedar Rapids (70), Moline (97)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (34%), men's dorms (50%), apartment for single students (10%), other housing options (6%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 20%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 71%
  • Number of students using college housing 38%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 8%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number Of Books in Library 107,313
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Harlan-Lincoln Home. P.E.O. Memorial Rooms
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Subscriptions 397
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number Of Microforms 27,123
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 896
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 7,553
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 624
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Library Facilities Media Center, Hershey Hall (office building)
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year 3%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Iowa School System
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,200
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 89%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No