A degree in biology from Wartburg College is well-recognized around the nation.

Wartburg’s medical school acceptance rate is near 90 percent, and the college has one of the highest rates of students accepted into the University of Iowa College of Medicine.

Graduates applying to dentistry, optometry, podiatry, occupational therapy, nursing, medical technology, and chiropractic medicine programs have had similar acceptance rates.

Wartburg has been recognized by Peterson's Guides as one of approximately 200 U.S. colleges and universities offering outstanding undergraduate programs in the sciences and mathematics.

The Wartburg Biology Department prepares students for a wide variety of careers, including health professions, research, teaching, biotechnology, and fields involving global and environmental issues. We teach what science is, not just the knowledge it has produced, with inquiry-based learning.

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