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
Application
  • 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
  • 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%
  • 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%
Transportation
  • 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)
  • Distance to nearest train Mount Pleasant (0)
Student Housing
  • 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
  • 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%
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 27,123
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 896
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • 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
  • Number of e-books 7,553
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 624
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Media Center, Hershey Hall (office building)
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 107,313
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums Harlan-Lincoln Home. P.E.O. Memorial Rooms
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 397
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
Student Employment and Career
  • 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
  • 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