Iowa Wesleyan College

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Iowa Wesleyan College can be found in Mount Pleasant, IA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is around 850 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score between 1276 to 1421 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Iowa Wesleyan College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.04. About 60 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Iowa Wesleyan College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 13 percent continued on to attend.

Overall Iowa Wesleyan College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Iowa Wesleyan College was reported as 60.1% in Fall 2013 with over 1,320 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1276 - 1421
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Iowa Wesleyan College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Iowa Wesleyan College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Iowa Wesleyan College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 68.2%
  • 2010-2011: 63.5%
  • 2011-2012: 64.3%
  • 2012-2013: 56.5%
  • 2013-2014: 60.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 60.8%

How Does Iowa Wesleyan College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Iowa Wesleyan College is eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Culver-Stockton College59.3%
MacMurray College74.9%
Eureka College67.8%
Stephens College67.6%
Blackburn College68.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Iowa Wesleyan College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading453 - 468
Math420 - 508
Writing403 - 445
Total Score1276 - 1421
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 24
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