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 680 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score between 920 to 1060 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 23 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 2.98 - 3.18. About 60 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Iowa Wesleyan College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 7 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Iowa Wesleyan College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Iowa Wesleyan College was reported as 58.3% in Fall 2020 with over 3,660 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

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.18

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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Iowa Wesleyan College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 50.9%
  • 2017-2018: 48.2%
  • 2018-2019: 58.0%
  • 2019-2020: 58.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 51.5%

How Does Iowa Wesleyan College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Iowa Wesleyan College is three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Monmouth College66.7%
Hannibal-LaGrange University61.2%
MacMurray College62.7%
Clarke University93.9%
Mercy College of Health Sciences97.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Iowa Wesleyan College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 540
Math460 - 520
Total Score920 - 1060
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 22
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 23
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