Discover the Difference at Iowa Wesleyan!


We are one of the nation’s most historic and boldest institutions. From IW emerged the nation’s first female attorney; the first female commander of the International Space Station; one of the first centers for service-learning (we are currently ranked the top university in the country for our commitment to service), and more.


  • Nursing majors will have nearly 800 hours of clinical experiences by program completion.
  • All Education majors will have had three field experiences in the classroom – before student teaching.
  • Every Business Administration major becomes a Microsoft Certified Office Application Specialist before graduation.
  • Nearly 90% of Psychology majors who applied to more than one graduate school were admitted to a graduate program.
  • Our Music program is widely recognized across the region for its excellence.
  • Biology students have the opportunity to conduct high-level, undergraduate research.
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