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Former Student Resources

How to Order Your Transcripts

Official transcripts will be available from the University of Iowa beginning Wednesday, July 5, 2023. Please note that the most recent transcripts are processed first, there may be an additional delay for older transcripts.

Counseling Records

Counseling records were transferred to the University of Iowa upon Iowa Wesleyan’s closure. If you would like to request your records, contact the University of Iowa.


Iowa Wesleyan University was a four-year coeducational university of liberal arts and sciences related to the United Methodist Church. Iowa Wesleyan University was accredited by the Higher Learning Commission an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


The University was accredited by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church. The Nursing Program is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON, Riverpoint Business Park, 400 SW 8th St., Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309; 515-281-3255). The University was approved by the government training program under the Veteran’s Bill (550 and 894).


IW Online

Iowa Wesleyan University distance learning/online courses and programs had written authorization for operations in the states of:















New Jersey



South Carolina

South Dakota




The baccalaureate nursing program was approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON) (400 SW 8th st., Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309; 515-281-3255).


The baccalaureate nursing program at Iowa Wesleyan University located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa was accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400

Atlanta, GA 30326



The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the baccalaureate nursing program was continuing accreditation.


View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

US Department of Education Resources

Student Loan Repayment Questions:

Federal Loan Forgiveness:

Closed Information: Available for Direct Loans, FFEL Program loans, and Perkins Loans. Learn about the eligibility requirements for closed school discharge and how to apply-


Federal Student Aid Information Center

1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243; TTY for the hearing impaired 1-800-730-8913)


Iowa Department of Education


Frequently Asked Questions

Below are a series of frequently asked questions, for any additional questions you may have, please reach out to

Will my Iowa Wesleyan degree be recognized as valid after the University closes?

Higher education degrees always remain valid if they were conferred by a fully accredited institution at the time of closure.

How will potential employers verify my education at Iowa Wesleyan?

You can order a transcript from the University of Iowa to be sent directly to your employer for verification of your education.

Will there be a reunion event or other chance for Iowa Wesleyan alumni to gather together?

Events are planned occasionally with the Alumni Council or by member of the Alumni Association. Keep an eye on our website for any upcoming events.

What happened to the Iowa Wesleyan archives?

Archives were transferred from the Chadwick Library to the Henry County Heritage Trust (HCHT) Muesum in the former Saunders Elementary school.

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