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

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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!

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Sunday, August 25 Family Swim Returns

Leave the snow and cold behind and have some fun in our pool. Family Swim is on Fridays 6 - 8 PM and on Sundays 3 - 6 PM.

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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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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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Our students develop intellectually through participation in challenging courses in a liberal arts curriculum

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Divine Word Missionaries

After completion of the academic and formation programs at Divine Word College, male students may apply for the Divine Word Missionary novitiate

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Seeking Comment

Divine Word College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The College will host a visit November 11-12, 2019, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Divine Word College has been accredited by the Commission since 1970. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet the Commission’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the college:
Public Comment on Divine Word College
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on the Commission’s website at

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

All comments must be received by October 1, 2019.



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