IWU Description

An evangelical Christian university, Indiana Wesleyan is one of the largest private institutions in the state. It offers the resources and network of a large university with the educational benefits of a private school.

As a Christian school, Indiana Wesleyan University’s academics are rooted in Christ. The Wesley Seminary offers a comprehensive graduate theological education, administering both Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Ministry degrees. In addition to Wesley Seminary, IWU consists of four academic divisions:

*College of Arts and Sciences
*College of Adult and Professional Studies
*School of Nursing
*Graduate School

If you’re looking for a more intensive academic experience, you can also apply to the John Wesley Honors College. The JWHC offers advanced coursework through the John Wesley Scholars and Mary C. Dodds Honors programs.

Student life at Indiana Wesleyan is community-based and Christ-centered. The World Impact program allows students to embark on mission trips throughout the world, and Spiritcare fosters the spiritual growth of IWU’s adult students.

Indiana Wesleyan’s financial aid programs are primarily designed for full-time students. The university participates in Title IV programs, and also offers numerous merit scholarships. For example, the Presidential Scholarship is awarded to Grant County high school graduates with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA.

Quick Facts about Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Wesleyan

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Wildcats

Website

cas.indwes.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$21,956

Out-of-State Tuition

$21,956

Retention Rate

76%

Enrollment

17,640

Year Established

1920

IWU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
10,426
Freshman Class
903
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
17,640

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
59%
Graduate
41%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Gender of Students

Women
67%
Men
33%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
2%
African American
16%
Caucasian
78%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
2%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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