Iowa Wesleyan University is a four-year coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences related to the United Methodist Church. Iowa Wesleyan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.The Commission is located at 230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413. Telephone: 1.800.621.7440. Website: www.ncahlc.org.

Iowa Wesleyan is also accredited by the Iowa Department of Education and 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 with 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 Iowa, Illinois and Missouri (pending).