Centrally Located 

Wartburg College is centrally located between most of the major metropolitan areas of the Midwest in Waverly, Iowa, a community of 10,000 residents within the Cedar Valley metro area of about 150,000 people.

Located on “The Avenue of the Saints” (Highway 27/218) that connects Minneapolis/St. Paul to St. Louis, Waverly is easily accessible.

Drive Time from Major Cities
From Rochester, Minn. – 2 hours
From Minneapolis, Minn. – 3 hours
From Chicago, Ill. – 5 hours
From Madison, Wisc. – 3 1/2 hours
From St. Louis, Mo. – 6 hours
From Omaha, Neb. – 4 hours
Denver, Colo. – 11 1/2 hours

Bremer Avenue (Highway 3) under construction
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has closed all four lanes of Bremer Avenue south of the campus in the final stage of the Bremer Ave. reconstruction project. To get to the campus, travel one block north to 1st Ave. N.W. and you will be able to access any area of campus. 5th Ave. N.W. is closed for railroad tracks reconstruction so be sure to enter campus from the south during this construction phase.

Detour Map (PDF)

Click here for information about the construction project.