Iowa Wesleyan University requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Iowa Wesleyan University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Iowa Wesleyan University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Iowa Wesleyan University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 32% of students who start college at Iowa Wesleyan University complete all the credits required within six years.
Iowa Wesleyan University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Iowa Wesleyan University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Iowa Wesleyan University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Iowa Wesleyan University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Iowa Wesleyan University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Iowa Wesleyan University.
Student Designed Majors
Iowa Wesleyan University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Iowa Wesleyan University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Iowa Wesleyan University
Iowa Wesleyan University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Iowa Wesleyan University does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Iowa Wesleyan University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Iowa Wesleyan University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Iowa Wesleyan University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
✅ Iowa Wesleyan University requires an internship for all students.
Internships can help students gain hands on work experience for their resume, network, and explore career paths without committing to one path. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Chadwick Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Iowa Wesleyan University offers these dual degree programs:
Does Iowa Wesleyan University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Iowa Wesleyan University does not have any ROTC programs.
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