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Colleges / Indiana Wesleyan University

About IWU

Indiana Wesleyan University is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Marion, IN, less than an hour from Indianapolis.

Founded in 1920, the institution currently enrolls around 3,071 students a year, including 2,799 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About IWU

Acceptance rate: 72%

Average GPA: 3.61

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

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What's the acceptance rate at Indiana Wesleyan University in 2018?

IWU is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at IWU is 72 percent. In 2021, IWU admitted 2,734 of the 3,796 people who applied.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.61 on a 4.0 scale.

IWU reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is IWU a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at IWU, around 82 percent return for their sophomore year.

IWU's six-year graduation for undergrads is 65 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $30,355 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does IWU sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is IWU a good school for YOU?

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College Info

4201 South Washington Street Marion, IN 46953-4974

Campus Setting: Small Town

IWU Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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IWU ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

21 to 26

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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IWU SAT Scores

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IWU Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$35,676

In State

$35,676

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$25,980
$25,980
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$8,312
$8,312
Books
$1,384
$1,384

Student Life

Wondering what life at IWU is like? There are approximately 3,071 students enrolled at IWU, including 2,799 undergraduate students and 272 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time.

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,071

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

72%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$25,980

Out-of-State

$25,980

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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