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Indiana Wesleyan University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Marion, Indiana. The surrounding location of Marion is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

101 Undergraduate Degrees
$24,552 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
72% Acceptance Rate

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards IWU has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#31 Best Value Colleges for Marketing College Factual
#55 Best Value Colleges for Accounting College Factual
#93 Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates College Factual
#135 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#171 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Indiana Wesleyan University?

Location of Indiana Wesleyan University

Contact details for IWU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4201 South Washington Street, Marion, IN 46953-4974
Phone: 765-674-6901

How Do I Get Into IWU?

You can apply to IWU online at:

Admission Requirements for IWU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into IWU?

72% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
68% Submit SAT Scores
IWU has an acceptance rate of 72%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 73%.

Average Test Scores

About 68% of students accepted to IWU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 620. Math scores were between 500 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Indiana Wesleyan University  ( 510 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Indiana Wesleyan University  ( 500 to 600 )
IWU received ACT scores from 59% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 28. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Indiana Wesleyan University  ( 21 to 28 )
ACT Math Scores for Indiana Wesleyan University  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Indiana Wesleyan University  ( 21 to 26 )

Can I Afford Indiana Wesleyan University?

$24,552 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
6.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of IWU is $24,552. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At IWU, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $7,628 a year. That adds up to $30,512 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at IWU is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Indiana Wesleyan University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,528 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,762 undergraduate students at IWU, with 2,528 being full-time and 234 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  IWU

There are also 403 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,528 full-time undergraduates at IWU, 36% are male and 64% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  IWU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Indiana Wesleyan University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of IWU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 43
Black or African American 95
Hispanic or Latino 112
White 2,099
International Students 41
Other Races/Ethnicities 138

Geographic Diversity

Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Indiana Wesleyan University. At this time, 27 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 24 countries are represented at IWU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Indiana Wesleyan University

0 Took All Classes Online
381 Took At Least One Class Online
-27.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 381 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at IWU has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of IWU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Indiana Wesleyan University was -27.7%. This is the #2,388 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at IWU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Indiana Wesleyan University Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 23 23
Finance 16 16
Accounting 15 15
Public Relations, Advertising, & Applied Communication 13 13
General Business Administration and Management 12 12
Office Administration 12 12
General Economics 6 6
Entrepreneurship 3 3
Organizational Leadership 1 1
TOTAL 101 101


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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