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Indiana Wesleyan University at Marion

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Marion, IN

$28,960

Avg tuition

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About Indiana Wesleyan University at Marion

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Wesleyan  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Indiana Wesleyan University at Marion is a small private university located on a rural campus in Marion, Indiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,461, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 92%. The university offers 85 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 71%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $28,960.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

92% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

78% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

71% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Considered (not required)

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-26

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1200

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

22%

Online student enrollment

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold

Demographics

White

81%

Black

6%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

66%

Socio-economic diversity

26% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $28,960 $28,960
Graduate $13,512 $13,512

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,384
On-campus room and board $9,574
On-campus other expenses $2,084
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $7,032
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,700
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $5,484

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $42,002 $42,002
Off-campus without family $40,076 $40,076
Off-campus with family $35,828 $35,828

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

58%

State Grant Aid

26%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

26%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,056
State Grant Aid $7,168
Institution Grant Aid $14,712
Pell Grant Aid $4,607

Financial Outlook

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

$48k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NAIA Division II

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track Field Outdoor
  • Track Field Xcountry
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC