Iowa Wesleyan University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6072 of 14,131 In the World
#1675 of 2,597 In North America
#1590 of 2,496 In the United States
#28 of 39 In Iowa State

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
920
Average ACT
19
Avg. cost to attend
$31,813 /y
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
651
Graduates
53
Male:Female Ratio
53:47
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.iw.edu

Iowa Wesleyan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 71% 66% 76%
Applicants 4,169 2,000 2,169
Admissions 2,968 1,328 1,640
Freshmen enrolled full time 208 132 76

180 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

88 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
53 or 25%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 850
or below

75% of them
had 990
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Iowa Wesleyan University are 850-990 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
51 or 25%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 20
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Iowa Wesleyan University are 17-20 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 318 (45%)
Black or African American 151 (22%)
Nonresident Alien 87 (12%)
Two or more races 62 (9%)
Hispanic 45 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 32 (5%)
Asian 3 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$31,813/year
Average aid awarded
$14,181
Students receiving aid
92%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $30,695
$30-48K $31,453
$48-75K $33,417
$75-110K $33,367
$110K+ $33,915

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $24,180$6,600
Tuition in-state $24,180$6,600
Tuition out-of-state $24,180$6,600
Fee in-district $1,100
Fee in-state $1,100
Fee out-of-state $1,100

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 530
Combined charge for room and board $11,010
Room charge $4,285
Meal charge $6,725

Iowa Wesleyan University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 29 9
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 11
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 9
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 9
Elementary Education and Teaching 8
Human Services, General 7
Psychology, General 6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Digital Arts 3
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 3
General Studies 2
Grand Total 91 9
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 30% 27% 41%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%

Publications & Citations

Publications
41
Citations
278

Publication / Citation count by topic

Psychology
13 / 220
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
10 / 29
Child Psychology
8 / 182
Medicine
7 / 111
Engineering
5 / 31
Business
3 / 2
Health Science
3 / 10
Art & Design
3 / 1
Social Psychology
3 / 72
Biology
3 / 34
Environmental Science
3 / 2
Classics and Ancient History
2 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
2 / 9
Special Education
2 / 11
Computer Science
2 / 1
Chemistry
2 / 28
Mathematics
2 / 0
Materials Science
2 / 28
Political Science
2 / 1
Physics
2 / 28
Economics
2 / 0
Surgery
2 / 7
Construction Management
1 / 2
Early Childhood Education
1 / 4
Physical Therapy
1 / 6
Project Management
1 / 0
Ecology
1 / 2
International Economics
1 / 0
Finance
1 / 0
Demography
1 / 15
Environmental Management
1 / 0
Literature
1 / 0
Architecture
1 / 1
Oncology and Cancer research
1 / 24
Animation
1 / 1
Public Health
1 / 4
Renewable Energy Engineering
1 / 0
Blockchain and Cryptography
1 / 0
Multimedia
1 / 1
Investment Banking and Stock trading
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 4
1992 0 5
1993 0 3
1994 0 2
1995 0 2
1996 0 3
1997 0 2
1998 0 5
1999 0 1
2000 1 5
2001 2 9
2002 0 6
2003 0 9
2004 0 6
2005 0 6
2006 0 8
2007 1 6
2008 0 5
2009 3 11
2010 2 9
2011 2 22
2012 1 31
2013 3 22
2014 1 13
2015 3 30
2016 1 22

Iowa Wesleyan University alumni

  1. Peggy Whitson

    Peggy Whitson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in Iowa Wesleyan University
    In 1981 graduated with Bachelor of Science in chemistry and biology
    Occupations
    biochemistastronaut
    Biography

    Peggy Annette Whitson is an American biochemistry researcher, retired NASA astronaut, and former NASA Chief Astronaut.

  2. William A. Clark

    William A. Clark
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1839-1925 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    art collectorentrepreneurpoliticianteacherbanker
    Biography

    William Andrews Clark Sr. was an American politician and entrepreneur, involved with mining, banking, and railroads.

  3. Arabella Mansfield

    Arabella Mansfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1846-1911 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    lawyersuffragistsuffragette
    Biography

    Arabella Mansfield, born Belle Aurelia Babb, became the first female lawyer in the United States in 1869, admitted to the Iowa bar; she made her career as a college educator and administrator. Despite an Iowa state law restricting the bar exam to males, Mansfield had taken it and earned high scores. Shortly after her court challenge, Iowa amended its licensing statute and became the first state to accept women and minorities into its bar.

  4. Clement Isong

    Clement Isong
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1920-2000 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    bankerpolitician
    Biography

    Clement Nyong Isong, CFR was a Nigerian banker and politician who was governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (1967–1975) during the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon. He was later elected governor of Cross River State (1979–1983) in the Nigerian Second Republic.

All 14 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names IW
Founded 1842
Motto Discover Your Passion
Colors purple, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 126
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 601 N Main Street
Mount Pleasant, Iowa, 52641
United States
City population 9,000
Phone 3193858021

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