Indiana Wesleyan University

4201 S Washington St, Marion, United States
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Overview of Indiana Wesleyan University

About this school

Indiana Wesleyan, founded in 1890, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 132-acre campus is located in the city of Marion, 65 miles northeast of Indianapolis and 50 miles southwest of Fort Wayne.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,799
    • Men:987 (35.3%)
    • Women:1,812 (64.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Indiana Wesleyan University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
5

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
4201 South Washington Street
City, State, Zip
Marion, IN  46953-4974
Phone
(765) 677-2138
Fax
(765) 677-2333
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
72% of 3,796 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 2,433 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 1,363 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
885 (32%) of 2,734 admitted students enrolled
Women
544 (30%) of 1,784 admitted students enrolled
Men
341 (36%) of 950 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.61
375 And Above
49%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
10%
• Score 24 - 29
41%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
6%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $25,980 (68.80296610169492%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,312 (22.01271186440678%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,384 (3.6652542372881354%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,084 (5.5190677966101696%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Indiana Wesleyan University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning September 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001822
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
749 (95.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
650 (86.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
650 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
406 (62.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$30,090
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 508 (78.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,490
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 561 (86.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,208
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 650 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
99 (12.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,045

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,323 (88.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,051 (88.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,051 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,198 (58.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$29,681
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,653 (80.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,548
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,800 (87.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,000
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,198 (58.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
271 (10.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,802

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,355
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


160

Part-Time Faculty


107

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


46%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 67% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Indiana Wesleyan University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


82.2%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


65.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (86)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, General
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • General Studies
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • History, General
  • Illustration
  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Multicultural Education
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Painting
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  • Writing, General
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Divinity, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Theology, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (17)


  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Social Psychology
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


29,558

Nearest Metropolitan Area


300 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Indianapolis

Weather


Temperature
17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
126 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
60 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
Nearest Bus Station
Marion
Nearest Train Station
60 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


82% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


18%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Wesley the Wildcat
School Colors
Red and gray

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Indiana Wesleyan University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student government organization, student activities council, university players, world christian fellowship, sixth man club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,634

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,799
Women
1,812
Men
987

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.6% Asian
  • 3.6% Black/African-American
  • 3.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 84.8% White
  • 1.9% Unknown

International Students


1.0%

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


272

Student Resources

Study resources