If you want to apply to IWU, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
The following is an overiew of some of IWU's admissions stats.
|IWU 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||30%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||60%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||66%|
These are the application deadlines for Indiana Wesleyan University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
IWU does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
IWU has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.
What does IWU consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with IWU for more information on admission factors.
To apply to IWU, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with IWU's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.6|
Students admitted to IWU have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 69% submitted a class rank. At IWU 30% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 57% were in the top 25% and 88% were in the top 50%.
At Indiana Wesleyan University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to IWU directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
IWU considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
IWU does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 60% of IWU's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 66% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at IWU, you should strive to earn between 21 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for IWU's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for IWU students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to IWU.
Transfer students can enroll in IWU during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to IWU?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to IWU.
Does IWU accept transfer credits?
✅ IWU accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. IWU accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does IWU accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ IWU accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to IWU?
✅ IWU is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is IWU's acceptance rate?
✅ IWU has an acceptance rate of 72%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at IWU?
❌ IWU does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into IWU? IWU is a somewhat selective institution. The IWU acceptance rate is 72%. This means that the institution accepts 72 out of every 100 applicants.
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21 and Less
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At IWU, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.61. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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