Iowa Wesleyan University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Mount Pleasant, IA

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$25,424

Avg in-state tuition

$31,530

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Iowa Wesleyan University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, United Methodist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Iowa Wesleyan University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 622, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 58%. The university offers 18 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 31%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $25,424, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $31,530.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

58% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 920-1060

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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622

Students Enrolled

30%

Online Student Enrollment

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

40%

Black

18%

Non-U.S. Citizen

16%

Unknown

10%

Hispanic

8%

Two or more races

6%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

52%

Socio-economic diversity

53% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

7

Total Online Enrollment

185

Student Location Breakout

30% 70%

Percent of Programs Online

65% On-campus

35% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 28% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 100% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

53%

State Grant Aid

19%

Institution Grant Aid

78%

Pell Grant

53%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $2,766
State Grant Aid $2,825
Institution Grant Aid $9,926
Pell Grant Aid $2,587

Financial Outlook

$33k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.