As a four-year liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Wartburg College challenges and nurtures students for lives of leadership and service as a spirited expression of their faith and learning. It is named after the Wartburg Castle in Eisenach, Germany. An intentional focus on leadership, global and multicultural education, and hands-on learning adds value to the Wartburg educational experience. The academic program strives to create a learning community that educates the whole person by developing students intellectual talents, cultivating their personal convictions, and engaging them in active participation in the community. The college offers more than 50 majors, including the recent addition of neuroscience, actuarial science, and public health.