58%

Acceptance Rate

$14,383

Avg.Financial Aid

001871

FAFSA Code

About Iowa Wesleyan University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

616

Website

https://www.iw.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, United Methodist university, Iowa Wesleyan University is situated in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Iowa Wesleyan University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At IWU around 40% are white, 19% are Black or African American, and 17% are Non-resident alien. Further, around 88% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 52% of the students are females and 48% are males. Peggy Whitson, James Van Allen, Arabella Mansfield, and Ola Babcock Miller are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. A total of 32 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by IWU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission, and Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

601 N Main Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3193858021
Fax: 3193856203
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Iowa Wesleyan University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

58%

SAT Range

928 - 1060

ACT Range

19 - 23

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 920-1060 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Iowa Wesleyan University is 21. However, those getting an ACT score less than 19 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 601 N Main Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641. They can also call them at (319) 385-8021.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,016

Average Annual Cost

$23,600

Books And Supplies

$1,316

Other Fees

$1,000

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,960

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,297

Total One Year Cost

$40,173

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to IWU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $42,223. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

32%

Male Professors

68%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

29 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

16 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

14 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

7 Graduates

Biology, General

6 Graduates

Human Services, General

6 Graduates

Psychology, General

6 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

5 Graduates

Biological and Biomedical Sciences,...

3 Graduates

Education, General

2 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

2 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

Sociology

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

598

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

49%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

40% White

11% Unknown

16% Black

8% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

18% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

53%

Out Of State

26%

In State

20%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,011 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 98% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

98%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,500/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,500/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Tigers

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

178

Total Female Athletes

67

Intramural Sports

3

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $10,865 per year for living on campus. Iowa Wesleyan University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at IWU costs around $6,500 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 48% male and 52% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$213 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

75%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,383

Students Receiving Federal Grants

62%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,706

Students Receiving State Aid

10%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,825

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

75%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,793

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$14,835

$30K - $48K

$13,500

$48K - $75K

$12,539

$75K - $110K

$9,298

> $110K

$7,937

In case the students at Iowa Wesleyan University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $2,766, whereas the financial aid is $9,926. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,825 as well as institutional aid worth $9,926.

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