Wartburg College requires at least 36 course credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Wartburg College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Wartburg College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 70% of students who start college at Wartburg College graduate within six years.
Wartburg College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Wartburg College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Wartburg College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Wartburg College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Wartburg College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Wartburg College.
Student Designed Majors
Wartburg College 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.
Wartburg College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Wartburg College
Wartburg College 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: Declaring a double major 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 grad school.
✅ Wartburg College offers 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.
✅ Wartburg College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Wartburg College 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.
✅ Wartburg College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Wartburg College.
❌ Wartburg College studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Vogel 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.
Wartburg College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Iowa State University
•3-2 dual degree program in nursing with Allen College
•Pre-seminary with Wartburg Seminary, clinical laboratory science with Mercy College of Health Sciences, pre-Law with The University of Iowa, museum studies with Western Illinois University, Masters in Public Health with Boston University
Does Wartburg College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Wartburg College does not have any ROTC programs.
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