Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, IN

Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, IN

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Tuition & Fees

$28,184

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,691
Declined 251
Total Received 2,942
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Private

2,830

undergraduate students

464

graduate students

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School Facts

Established in 1920 as Marion College, Indiana Wesleyan University is a comprehensive liberal arts institution. A student-focused regional university, the 300-acre main campus in Marion, Indiana, is home to over 3,000 students who attend the traditional undergraduate college and residential graduate school. The campus is 65 miles northeast of Indianapolis and 50 miles southwest of Fort Wayne.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,294
Established in 1920
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Wesleyan

Scholarships

300-acre campus in Marion (population: 28,327), 60 miles from Indianapolis; branch campuses in Fort Wayne and Indianapolis. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Indianapolis. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 South Washington Street
Marion, IN
46953-4999

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • In April 2014, Indiana Wesleyan University created the Bastian Center for the Study of Human Trafficking. The first of its kind, the Center brings IWU's people and resources to bear on the study of and fight against the human trafficking industry.
  • It's a tradition at Indiana Wesleyan University that every dorm unit participate in the Bowman Boat Race, where students build a life-size boat to paddle across the campus lake. Oh, and the boats are made of cardboard. Needless to say, most students wear a lifejacket.

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
590
25th
500
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20
75th
27
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,691
Declined 251
Total Received 2,942

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

92%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,520

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,184
Room $4,664
Board $4,542
Books & supplies $1,196
Total $38,586
Average Financial Aid - $17,520
Total with Avg. Aid $21,066

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 866 468-6498, extension 2116
F: 765 677-2809
finaid@indwes.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, billiards, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, golf scramble, inner-tube water polo, martial arts, paintball, soccer, softball, tennis, track, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art Therapy/Therapist. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Christian Studies. yes yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician. yes
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services. yes
Computer Graphics. yes
Computer Programming/Programmer, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Design and Applied Arts, Other. yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Drawing. yes
Economics, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Game and Interactive Media Design. yes
General Studies. yes yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. yes
Interior Design. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes
Music, Other. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Office Management and Supervision. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Painting. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other. yes yes
Pastoral Studies/Counseling. yes yes yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Photography. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Political Science and Government, Other. yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies. yes
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Religious Education. yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling. yes yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other. yes
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other. yes
Youth Ministry. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,294

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

2,830
students

Female
64%
1,819

Male
36%
1,011

14%

464
students

Female
79%
366

Male
21%
98

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

2,584
students

Female
64%
1,658

Male
36%
926

9%

246
students

Female
65%
161

Male
35%
85

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

62

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Belarus
Canada
Egypt
Indonesia
Kenya
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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