Iowa Wesleyan University is a four-year coeducational university of liberal arts and sciences related to the United Methodist Church. Iowa Wesleyan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

University is accredited by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church. The Nursing Program is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON, Riverpoint Business Park, 400 SW 8th St., Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309; 515.281.3255). The University is approved by the government training program under the Veteran’s Bill (550 and 894).

Iowa Wesleyan University distance learning/online courses and programs have written authorization for operations in the states of:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • Oklahoma
  • Ohio
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Texas
  • Virginia

If you are interested in the RN-BSN program and you do not live in Iowa, please contact us at [email protected] about state authorizations.

The baccalaureate nursing program is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON) (400 SW 8th st., Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309; 515-281-3255).

The baccalaureate nursing program at Iowa Wesleyan University located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the baccalaureate nursing program is continuing accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at