Iowa Wesleyan College

One of the oldest colleges in the country, IWC is a private four-year liberal arts college founded in 1842. Iowa Wesleyan, located just North of Mount Pleasant's downtown district, offers a full range of day and evening programs for students of all ages.

Southeastern Community College

The Mt. Pleasant Campus offers a complete scheduling of general education courses available day and evenings.

Mount Pleasant Community School

The mission of the Mount Pleasant Community School District is to develop responsible, productive, lifelong learners for a changing world by effectively using all available resources. The Mount Pleasant Community School District has an annual enrollment of 2158 students. District facilities consist of:

  • Four elementary attendance centers
  • One middle school for grades 6 through 8
  • The community high school, which was constructed in 2000
  • WisdomQuest Alternative High School

The district supports and encourages parental and community involvement through numerous avenues, including an active Parent-Teacher Association and several mentoring partnerships between classrooms and local business and industry leaders.

Mount Pleasant Christian School

Founded in 1993, the Mt. Pleasant Christian School is a non-denominational school providing a full curriculum of regular academic courses taught from a Christian perspective. The Mt. Pleasant Christian School consists of classes from grades Kindergarten through 12th. Tuition assistance is available. Contact the school by phone at 319.385.8613 or by email at

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