Explore Your Call

The road to becoming a Divine Word Missionary is a challenging, yet joyful one that includes education, formation, prayer and intercultural training. You will experience all of those as a student here.

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Divine Word College Campus

Explore Our Campus

The campus is located in beautiful northeast Iowa. Nestled in Epworth, Iowa, you can experience the peaceful serenity of the Iowa countryside.

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From Beginner to Advanced Learn English

Our intensive 8 week program includes small classes, one-on-one tutoring and fun field trips to learn culture. Classes Start Soon!


Good Neighbor Scholarship

Earn a two-year degree tuition free!


WORD for Today

A series of daily reflections written by the late Fr. Walter Bunofsky, SVD to provide peace and comfort.

Today's WORD

Art Exhibit From Margin to Center

The reclaimed textiles used in this exhibit have been cut, torn, assembled, and sewn to create the artwork that you see.

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Megan Hall Makeover

This study structure has been home to students since the mid 1800s. It's getting a makeover. You can help!

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Student Life

Student life is full and satisfying. At DWC you will be a part of a uniquely intercultural community where you will learn and grow in your knowledge and in your faith.

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COVID 19 Response at DWC

We continue to navigate these uncertain times and provide a safe environment for our staff and students. Please note:

Beginning September 7, 2021 daily Mass is open to those fully vaccinated and wearing a mask. Sunday Mass is not open to the public at this time.

No Open Family Swim 

No Gym Usage


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Employment Opportunities

Interested in becoming a part of our community? Click below to view a list of positions currently availalable. 

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DWC World Fall 2021


New Year, Fresh Start

At the beginning of a new academic year there is plenty of excitement for the challenges ahead. Our students look past the difficulties of last year and are ready to get back to work. This year members of the student body represent 14 countries and comprise a wonderful intercultural community.

Click the link below to see what's happening in 2021.

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We'd Love to Hear From You

Whether you'd like to become a student here or want to support our mission

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