Wartburg College – Waverly, Iowa
Wartburg College – Waverly, Iowa a four-year liberal arts college. Wartburg College traces its roots to 1852. The college is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
The college was moved several times to accommodate the shifting tide of Lutheran immigration (Dubuque, St. Sebald near Strawberry Point, Waverly, and Clinton in Iowa and Galena and Mendota in Illinois). It permanently located in Waverly in 1935. The college was named after Wartberg Castle in Thuringian Forest.
With it’s history of Neuendettelsau, Bavaria the college has evolved into a quality 4 year liberal arts college with a full academic calendar and active athletic and arts program.
Wartburg enrolls approximately 1,800 students from 25 states and 35 countries. Along with the rigorous academic environment, experiential learning is encouraged through study abroad programs, community engagement, and extracurriculars including 19 intercollegiate sports and over 15 music ensembles.
Wartburg has consistently been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the #1 comprehensive college in Iowa, #6 in the Midwest and in the top 10 nationally for great schools at great prices. Peterson’s Top Colleges for Science lists Wartburg among 200 top colleges for four-year programs in biological, geological, mathematical, and physical sciences. The Princeton Review has also recognized Wartburg as one of the best colleges in the Midwest.
Location: 100 Wartburg Boulevard