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 a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Iowa Wesleyan’s Teacher Education Program is accredited by the Iowa State Board of Education. The 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) and has been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500 Atlanta, GA 30326; 404.975.5000). 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:

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • 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 online@iw.edu about state authorizations.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326 404-975-5000

www.acenursing.org