Iowa Wesleyan College

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General Information

Admission Office

601 North Main Street

Mount Pleasant, IA 52641-1398

(319) 385-6231

(800) 582-2383

Fax: (319) 385-6240

Contact: Mark Petty

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

601 North Main Street

Mount Pleasant, IA 52641-1398

(800) 582-2383

Total undergrads: 843

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 150

Degree-seeking undergrads: 842


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 67%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 51%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Design/Visual Communications B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Web/Multimedia Design B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B


Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Environmental Health B
Nursing (RN) B
Pre-Physical Therapy B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Library Science

Library Science B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Christian Studies B
Church leadership B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Wesleyan College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (478) 477-1110
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210-4462
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 797
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 56%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 586 (74% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $23,970
Out-of-state Tuition: $23,970
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $21,425

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Wesleyan College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Wesleyan College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 11
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 21
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 353

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Wesleyan College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $23,970
Out-of-state $23,970
Books and supplies $0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $25,533
Out-of-state $25,533

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 155 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 155 100% $21,425
Student loan aid 113 73% $5,724

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 597 82% $15,329
Federal student loans 329 45% $7,266

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Wesleyan College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Wesleyan College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 737 0 737
Percent admitted 100% 0% 44%
Percent admitted who enrolled 18% 0% 18%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Wesleyan College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 797
Undergraduate enrollment 754
Graduate enrollment 43

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Wesleyan College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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