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

Livestream Friday, May 14, 2021 Graduation

Join us in congratulating the Class of 2021! View the events live online.

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Tribute Video

Family and friends from near and far share congratulations and good wishes for Fr. Bill Shea, SVD on the inauguration of a scholarship in his name. Click here to view video.


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

No Public Mass 
until further notice

Our community members continue to pray for you and all the world during these uncertain times. Please pray for our students, faculty, staff and Divine Word Missionaries.

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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Fall 2020 college newsletter


Where there's a will, there's a way!

As the pandemic continues so does education and formation at DWC. All members of the community have developed new and innovated ways to teach and interact while following COVID-19 guidelines.

Click the link below to read about our efforts.


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

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