Divine Word College

Epworth, IA
102 Jacoby Dr SW, Epworth, IA 52045
563-876-3353

Divine Word College (DWC) is a private, Catholic college in Epworth, Iowa. The college is affiliated with the Catholic Church and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. DWC offers bachelor's and master's degrees in a variety of disciplines.

DWC was founded in 1902 by the Society of the Divine Word, a Catholic missionary order. The college's mission is to prepare men and women for leadership and service in the Church and society. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

DWC offers a liberal arts education with a strong emphasis on the Catholic faith. The college has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11-to-1 and an average class size of 18. DWC offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including intramural sports, clubs, and organizations.

The college's campus is located on 200 acres of land in Epworth, Iowa. The campus includes a chapel, a library, a gymnasium, and a student center. DWC also has a retreat center and an outdoor education center. The college's main academic building, SVD Hall, houses classrooms, offices, and a auditorium.

DWC has an enrollment of approximately 500 students. The college's student body is racially and ethnically diverse. Approximately 60% of DWC students are Catholic.

DWC's tuition and fees for the 2019-2020 academic year are $33,480. Financial aid is available for eligible students.

Quick Facts

Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Main Website: https://www.dwci.edu/

Financial Aid: https://www.dwci.edu/admissions/financial-aid

Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $20,980

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $20,980