CAMPUS VISIT

Be Orange for a day. It’s worth it!
Visit Wartburg and earn awards. Totally immerse yourself in campus life. Meet our friendly students. Grab a cool cookie at the Den. Check out a class. See a game or go to a concert. Visit with a professor. Learn what makes Wartburg Worth It. 

With advance notice we can arrange for you to:

Tour the campus
• Visit with an admissions counselor
• Attend a chapel service (M, W, or F, 10:15 a.m.)
• Meet with a faculty member regarding your major
• Talk to a coach, music director, or co-curricular leader
• Enjoy a free lunch with a student in the Mensa.

Quick Fact
Did you know Wartburg was recently ranked #1 in Iowa and #5 in the U.S. for job placement?

Schedule a Visit

Contact us in advance to arrange your visit.  Call (800) 772-2085. We strongly encourage visits Monday-Friday to better ensure a meeting with faculty and coaches. Occasional Saturday visits are offered. If you are planning to visit on a Saturday please call the office to confirm availability. You will receive a confirmation of your scheduled visit via email.

These individual visits are a great way to experience campus for any prospective student at any stage in the college search (transfer, high school senior, junior, or younger). If an individual visit is the experience you are looking for, schedule today! 

The Admissions Office is closed Nov. 19, Nov. 26, Dec. 17, Dec. 24, Dec. 31, Jan. 7, Feb. 25, March 4, April 8, April 22, April 29, and May 27. 

Select a Visit Option Below

Exploring Majors Weeks

Join us any weekday during Exploring Majors Week Jan. 16-20 or Feb. 20-23 for a personalized opportunity to get to know our campus and explore why a Wartburg education is WORTH IT. Whether you know your intended major or you are still considering what you want to study, this week offers a great way to explore your options. Visit during Exploring Majors Week and you’ll earn a $1,000/year scholarship for attending and completing an academic session. Academic Visit Day scholarships cannot be combined with a music scholarship received through an audition.

Academic session options include: 

  • Meeting with a faculty in your interest area(s)
  • Observing a class
  • Talking through next steps with your admissions counselor

Other visit activities are also available:

  • Campus tour
  • Athletic or Music meeting in your interest area
  • Student Ambassador meeting
  • Lunch on campus

Please note the Jan. 16 date coincides with MLK Day, which requires an adjusted schedule found on the registration form.
Individual meetings with faculty and coaches will not be available on that date.

Departmental Visit Days

Join us for one of these group visit days. Learn about our excellent academic programs, get to know our campus, and explore why a Wartburg education is WORTH IT.  You’ll earn a $1,000/year scholarship for participating in one of these events. Academic Visit Day scholarships cannot be combined with a music scholarship received through an audition.

Regents and Presidential Scholarships

Application Procedure:

  • Apply for admission and be accepted.
  • Attend a Knights Scholarship Day.
  • Typically, students who have a high school minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 and are in the top 25 percent of their high school class will receive a Regents or Presidential Scholarship.

Schedule

1 p.m. Check-In, Neumann Auditorium Lobby
1:15 p.m. Medal Ceremony and Student Speaker, Neumann Auditorium
2 p.m. Dessert Reception and Alumni Speaker, Knights Ballroom and Mensa, Saemann Student Center
2:45 p.m. Rotations

            Group A: Student Involvement Open House, Hall of Champions, The W

            Group B: Academic Open House, FAC Lobby, Orchestra and Band Halls

            Group C: Students- Student Activity, WBC 214, Buckmaster Room

                             Parents- Parent Panel, McCaskey Lyceum, Saemann Student Center

3:15 p.m. Rotations

            Group B: Student Involvement Open House, Hall of Champions, The W

            Group C: Academic Open House, FAC Lobby, Orchestra and Band Halls

            Group A: Students- Student Activity, WBC 214, Buckmaster Room

                             Parents- Parent Panel, McCaskey Lyceum, Saemann Student Center

3:45 p.m. Rotations            

            Group C: Student Involvement Open House, Hall of Champions, The W
            Group A: Academic Open House, FAC Lobby, Orchestra and Band Halls

            Group B: Students- Student Activity, WBC 214, Buckmaster Room

                             Parents- Parent Panel, McCaskey Lyceum, Saemann Student Center

Scholarship Guidelines

In accepting your scholarship, you agree to the following guidelines/stipulations:

A. The scholarship will be awarded for no more than four years and is awarded per term.

B. Scholarships are applicable to Junior Year Abroad and Cultural Immersion programs.

C. All students who participate in the Scholarship programs must file a FAFSA form by March 1, to determine if they qualify for need-based aid from the state and federal government.

D. In rare cases, the receipt of need-based aid from the state and/or federal governments, may reduce the amount of the original scholarship offer.

Wartburg College Meistersinger Music Scholarships recognize and encourage talented student musicians who also thrive on Wartburg’s academic challenges. These scholarships are renewable for four years. Awards range in size up to $7,000 annually in vocal, keyboard, and instrumental music. Each year, Wartburg awards more than $500,000 in music scholarships. Scholarships are open to music and non-music majors. Music scholarships received through an audition cannot be combined with an academic visit day scholarship.

Audition dates: Nov. 12, Jan. 14, Feb. 18, March 10

Knights at Night is a quick Sunday visit opportunity that may better accommodate your schedule. The short event includes dinner, a campus tour, and an admissions/financial aid overview.

Register for a Knights at Night Session