At Iowa Wesleyan University (Mount Pleasant, IA), service learning is a tradition. In the past 40 years, our students have provided more than a million hours of community service. The Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement provides students an opportunity to express their values and ideals for social action through personal service and course-based learning.
Employers take notice of Iowa Wesleyan graduates. Our Field Experience program ensures that students receive at least 240 hours of experience related to their major. With guidance from academic advisors, students design internships that match their goals and test their skills. Our Career Services Center supports students through every phase of the career decision, from choosing a major and exploring career options to résumé advice and job search strategies.
850 undergraduate students can choose from among over 40 majors and programs offered in seven divisions: Business; Education; Fine Arts; Human Studies; Language and Literature; Nursing; and Science, Mathematics and Computer Science. The average class size is 14 students, with a 1:12 faculty/student ratio. 14 varsity athletic teams compete in the NAIA Midwest Collegiate Conference. More than 95% of the student body receives financial assistance.