Iowa Wesleyan College is a private four-year liberal arts college of the United Methodist Church located at Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. It was founded in the year 1842 and ranks as the oldest coeducational college located west of the Mississippi River. The College is accredited by Iowa Department of Education and the University Senate of the United Methodist Church and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The College offers undergraduate programs in the field of Business, Education, Fine Arts, Human Studies, Nursing, Language and Literature and much more.