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Study at Indiana Wesleyan University

Founded in 1920, Indiana Wesleyan University is a private Evangelical Christian liberal arts college located in Marion, Indiana. It is the largest member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and the second largest Evangelical university in the United States. The University was named "One of the Top Masters Universities in the Midwest" by U. S. News and World Report.

IWU main campus is located in Marion, Indiana and is spread across an area of 300 acres. The university offers many degree programs and certificates through three colleges:

  • The College of Arts and Science
  • The College of Adult and Professional Studies
  • The College of Graduate Studies
IWU's sports teams are known as the Wildcats. The university has more than 5 intercollegiate sports teams for both men and women. They compete in the Mid-Central College Conference.

Profile of Indiana Wesleyan University

Indiana Wesleyan is in Marion, IN. Marion is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is classified as a Wesleyan college. Indiana Wesleyan is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at Indiana Wesleyan include business and management and education and teaching.

Indiana Wesleyan Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. The top quarter of students at Indiana Wesleyan scored at least 600 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 480 to 600 in 2007. People seek out the school, and many students are from other states.


The most successful professors at Indiana Wesleyan are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 14, 756 students study at the school . Many of the students at Indiana Wesleyan are in their forties, or even older.

Student Life

Students participate in Mid-Central College Conference athletics.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Indiana Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered academic community committed to changing the world by developing students in character, scholarship and leadership. "

Indiana Wesleyan Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management2, 577business management, business, accounting, MIS, marketing, finance, organizational behavior
Education and Teaching1, 166curriculum and instruction, educational admin and supervision, elementary school teaching, special ed, math teaching, English teaching, social science teaching, biology teaching, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine480registered nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing administration, various nursing, community nurse
Religion and Philosophy170theological and ministerial studies, philosophy and religious studies, pastoral Counselling, youth ministry, pastoral Counselling and ministries, bible studies, religious music, religious Education
Liberal Arts64liberal arts and humanities, English, diversity studies, political science and government, history, economics, political science, creative writing, . . .
Therapy and Counselling61psychology, Counselling psychology, marriage and family therapy, substance abuse Counselling, art therapy, community health services
Computer Science and Engineering56computer services management, computer graphics, computer support, computer programming courses, computer and info science, computer science
Family and Social Work45human services, social work
Media23communication studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy22sports and fitness management, athletic trainer, recreation and leisure studies, parks and recreation management
Science20biology, exercise physiology, chemistry
Security and Law Enforcement19criminal justice and safety
Photography and Commercial Art11photography, drawing, printmaking
Music7music performance, music theory and composition, music
Fine Arts7fine arts, painting
Medical Support and Technology2medical lab tech

Contact: Indiana Wesleyan

Indiana Wesleyan University

4201 S Washington St

Marion, IN 46953-4974

General Phone: (765) 674-6901


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