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Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Private, Not-For-Profit

  • Acceptance Rate:


  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.


  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.


  • Website

  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) is a Christian, private not-for-profit university affiliated by the Wesleyan Church. The university was established in Marion within a few miles of the Indiana Conference headquarters, Fairmont. In 1988, Marion College was renamed as Indiana Wesleyan University.

The university was founded by the trustees of the Indiana Conference of The Wesleyan Methodist Church in the year 1920 as Marion College in order to provide education in liberal arts and professional courses.

The student-faculty ratio is 14:1 with the graduation rate is 65%.

The institution has a student population of 3,188 enrolled for various online and offline programs

The university provides online education mainly for working professionals in 90 programs in associate, bachelor's, master, and doctorate programs as well as various certificate courses.

Some of the academic majors include Accounting, Management, Nursing, Political Science, Finance, Marketing, Writing, Journalism, and Criminal Justice.

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools has institutionally accredited Indiana Wesleyan University to provide post-secondary and higher education.

Location & Contact




4201 South Washington Street


The rankings for the university is provided based on the performance of the university in the previous academic year by the US News

  • 25 in Regional Universities Midwest

  • 14 in Best Undergraduate Teaching

  • 78 in Top Performers on Social Mobility


  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


  • SAT Range

    1010 - 1220



  • ACT Range

    21 - 26

  • High School GPA


  • Application Fee


  • Accept Common App


The admissions process is simple and is easy for all the students while it varies based on the program and degree a student chooses.

Taking into consideration of the acceptance rate of the institution, it seems that a student can get into without any problem.

To complete the admission process the university asks for the senior secondary GPA, secondary school record, and admission of test scores such as SAT or ACT. All the documents along with the official transcripts must be sent to the institution on or before the deadline.

In order to be eligible, a candidate must hold SAT range of 1010-1200 and ACT of 21-26.


For any more information about the admissions, we suggest you follow the official website or click the link below.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


  • Average Annual Cost


Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies


  • Other Fees


  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for Rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


  • Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


From the table above, it is clear that the university tuition and fees at the IWU are less when compared to any other universities in the locality.

The average annual cost and the net price to attend Indian Wesleyan University in 2020-2012 are $20,342 and $26,630.

In addition to the above cost, the following are the expenses that you'll have to consider when attending.

Books & Supplies - $1,384

Room & Board - $8,480

Budget for other expenses - $2,084

On the whole, the total one year cost at the university comes to about $38,578.

Click here to follow the official website and stay updated with any small changes in the dates and costs.

For more information about the cost of attendance, cost per credit, and more, visit our tuition page by clicking below.



Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Most Popular Majors:

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    142 Graduates

  • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

    69 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    61 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    46 Graduates

  • Social Work

    45 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    38 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    37 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    25 Graduates

  • Social Work

    45 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    38 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    37 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    25 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    24 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    21 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    20 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    19 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    19 Graduates

  • Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

    19 Graduates

  • Religious/Sacred Music

    18 Graduates

  • Marketing

    17 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    16 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    16 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    15 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    13 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    11 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    11 Graduates

  • Mental and Social Health Services a...

    10 Graduates

  • Music

    9 Graduates

  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

    9 Graduates

  • Computer Software and Media Applica...

    8 Graduates

  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

    8 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    8 Graduates

  • Religious Education

    8 Graduates

  • Teaching English or French as a Sec...

    8 Graduates

  • Economics

    7 Graduates

  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts

    7 Graduates

  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Div...

    7 Graduates

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

    6 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    5 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    5 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    5 Graduates

  • Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

    5 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    4 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    4 Graduates

  • International/Global Studies

    4 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    3 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    3 Graduates

  • Social Sciences, General

    3 Graduates

  • Theological and Ministerial Studies

    3 Graduates

  • Bible/Biblical Studies

    2 Graduates

  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

    2 Graduates

  • History

    2 Graduates

  • International Relations and Nationa...

    2 Graduates

  • Journalism

    2 Graduates

  • Physics

    2 Graduates

  • Computer Programming

    1 Graduates

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

    1 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    1 Graduates

  • Theology and Religious Vocations, O...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.


Full-time / Part-time

91% / 9%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,930 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and 88% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,240/year.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

red and gray

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-States Football Association

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)



Cross Country





Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)


Cross Country




Swimming and Diving


Track and Field


Campus Security

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $8,768 per year for living on campus. Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at IWUM costs around $4,240 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 36% and 64%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$16,063 - $37,625

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$167 - $390

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


The students of the university are provided with a number of financial aid opportunities in order to support them to meet their educational expenses. The university doesn't want anyone to stop their education for their financial problems.

Students receive financial assistance through scholarships, grants, and loans. In order to be eligible to be a recipient of financial aids, the students must fill up the FAFSA first and receive their SAR.

Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) federal school code is 001822.

Following are some of the financial aid programs available for the students.

Gift Aid - $17,281

Federal Grants - $4,403

State Aid - $7,445

Institutional Grants - $13,759

Indiana Wesleyan University Financial Aid Office

A student can contact the official website or the financial aid administration center on 866-468-6498. A student can follow the university or our financial aid page to stay up to date about the financial aid. 

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