TOP 5 REASONS TO CHOOSE IW

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QUALITY EDUCATION

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PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCE

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AFFORDABILITY

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COME AND PLAY

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COMMUNITY

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    QUALITY EDUCATION

    Since its inception, IW has been a cultural and academic leader in the region.

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    PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCE

    When you walk the halls of IW, you discover a long tradition of small classes where YOU matter.

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    AFFORDABILITY

    Based on merit and need, IW’s financial aid process is ranked as one of the best in Iowa in student debt ratio.

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    COME AND PLAY

    IW offers 12 competitive athletic programs, 16+ intramural sports, and student organizations, as well as several musical ensembles.

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    COMMUNITY

    Small, safe, friendly community in SE Iowa, enriched with students from 30 countries and 25 states.

IOWA WESLEYAN IMPACT

James Van Allen, physicist who made the first major scientific discovery of the early space age, that radiation belts surround the Earth.

Dr. Peggy Whitson ’81, two time Commander of the International Space Station holds the record for most time in space. She also holds the record for most spacewalks conducted by a female astronaut.

Lisa Naftzger-Kang has served in a variety of roles for the 22nd Air Force. On July 1, 2013, Lisa was promoted to Brigadier General.

Arabella (Belle) Babb Mansfield graduated from Iowa Wesleyan University in 1866. The following year she began studying law with her brother at his law office in Mount Pleasant.

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$500,000 Gift to Iowa Wesleyan University from Beloved Professor and Alumna

Mount Pleasant, Iowa: November 8, 2018 – Iowa Wesleyan University distinguished Professor of Biology and alumna Dolores Graf Poulter Wilson ‘63 announced an unrestricted gift of $500,000 to her alma mater. “All we must do is seek God’s guidance daily, and He will lead us to an even better future,” said Poulter Wilson. The beloved…

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Iowa Wesleyan University Announces New Online Graduate Program

Iowa Wesleyan University is pleased to announce its new Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (MECI) program. Future educators will now be able to complete their undergraduate and graduate programs at Iowa Wesleyan University.”We are very excited to be rolling out the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program in January 2019,” said…

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