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Indiana Wesleyan University
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  • 4 Year
  • MARION, IN

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Indiana Wesleyan University seeks to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in a manner that promotes the safety of employees, students, and campus visitors, while furthering the University’s mission and values. IWU-Marion policies and plans will align with guidance from government agencies, public health officials, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade A+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

editorial

Indiana Wesleyan is an above-average private, Christian university located in Marion, Indiana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,415 undergraduate students. The Indiana Wesleyan acceptance rate is 91%. Popular majors include Nursing, Social Work and Youth Services, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 72% of students, Indiana Wesleyan alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $43,400.

About

4201 SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET
MARION, IN 46953
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Mid-States Football Association

Indiana Wesleyan University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

IWU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1010-1200
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$21,827 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$17,525 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 74 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 100 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 100 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    5%
  • On Campus
    95%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,415 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
262
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 72 responses
  • Christ centered
    50%
  • Kind
    15%
  • Friendly
    13%
  • Very christian
    7%
  • Welcoming
    7%
  • Hypocritical, Bigoted, Close-minded
    4%
  • Cliquish
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
80%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 99 responses
Poll
43%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 128 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 82 responses
  • Christian
    49%
  • Wonderful
    17%
  • Awesome
    16%
  • spirit filled
    5%
  • Community
    4%
  • Strict
    4%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 54 responses

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