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Indiana Wesleyan University

Check whether Indiana Wesleyan University is right for you as an international student.


Uni facts

Marion , USA
  • Type
    Private
  • Rank
    5636
  • International students
    -
  • Nationalities
    -
  • Total programs
    96
  • Acceptance rate
    68%

Study abroad at Indiana Wesleyan University

Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) is a comprehensive university of the Wesleyan Church based in Marion, Indiana. It provides students with an exceptional education in a Christian environment.

The University equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in today’s fast-paced world. With more than 280 certificate, bachelor’s, and graduate programs to choose from, there’s a course to suit every interest and ambition at IWU.

Although academic excellence is a priority, the University delivers an enriching experience outside the classroom too. There are over 50 student clubs to try out, as well as ski trips, concerts, movie nights, and a packed calendar of intramural sports.

The University’s 350-acre campus is home to an outstanding array of facilities, including modern study rooms, computer labs, and residence halls. The IWU Wildcats use the University’s sports facilities to prepare for their matches in the NAIA Crossroads League.

Why study at IWU?

  • Small class sizes

    A 14:1 student-staff ratio ensures you have lots of interaction with professors

  • Generous scholarships

    You can apply for a merit-based scholarship of between $4,000 and $14,000 per year

  • Great accommodation

    IWU proudly offers the best college dorms in Indiana (Niche, 2020)

  • Top-ranked campus

    IWU is home to the fourth-best college campus in Indiana (Niche, 2020)

  • Earning potential

    IWU graduates earn 58% more than the national average after 10 years

  • Sports & athletics

    The University's athletics teams compete in the NAIA Division II

Life as an international student

By studying at IWU, you’ll belong to a close-knit community that celebrates diversity. Students from all over the world choose IWU as their second home, making it one of America’s most dynamic Christian colleges.

Members of the international student services team work hard to make your study abroad experience as smooth and fulfilling as possible. They’ll support you from application through to graduation and answer your questions about visas, employment, housing, and more.

IWU delivers three English language programs specifically for international students. Not only will you improve your speaking, listening, and writing skills, but you’ll also learn more about American culture and visit major cities.

Student reviews for Indiana Wesleyan University

Overall rating
4.74285714 stars
Based on 7 reviews
Overall experience
4.7143 stars
Accommodation
5 stars
Academic
4.7143 stars
University facilities
4.7143 stars
University social
4.5714 stars
  • Jeremy Hallett
    Canada
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    Indiana Wesleyan University Physics
    Tell us about Indiana Wesleyan University
    IWU is a fantastic school providing numerous academic and extracurricular opportunities. Because we are a private Christian college, there is a lot of great community with likeminded people. Furthermore, smaller class sizes leads to more interaction with fellow students and one-on-one interactions with professors.
  • Kezia Williams
    Belize
    Overall experience 4 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    Indiana Wesleyan University Nursing
    Tell us about Indiana Wesleyan University
    I am so grateful that my campus is one that is well taken care of. From the resident halls to the grounds is well kept and clean. I feel like I have a lot of things to my disposal, and if it is not I can ask for information to enquire about it. The social life started out rocky. I am not a super social person, but as I got comfortable I came out my shell and found likeminded people who were willing to understand me and my culture. I feel safe in knowing that I have people in my corner who will be there for me when I need them. The international team (from the IGO office) has been so helpful with this.
  • Rajapone Merillat
    Thailand
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    4 stars
    Indiana Wesleyan University Biology
    Tell us about Indiana Wesleyan University
    The University has great housing accommodations, specifically upper classman housing. The buildings and educational facilities are kept clean and tidy, and provide a very sound educational environment.
  • Yuto Nakamae
    Japan
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    Indiana Wesleyan University Marketing Management
    Tell us about Indiana Wesleyan University
    Indiana Wesleyan University has been a second home place for me because since the first day I have visited, every single person on campus made an environment that I feel so welcomed. I am on the soccer team here, and social, academic, and athletic environment is amazing.
  • Brady McComb
    Senegal
    Overall experience 4 stars
    Academic
    3 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    4 stars
    Indiana Wesleyan University Business Administration
    Tell us about Indiana Wesleyan University
    Great dorms, clean and fairly updated. Various student facilities such as a recreation center and a large student space for studying and gathering. Plenty of sports teams.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Badminton Courts 6
    • No. of Climbing Wall 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 4
    • No. of Athletics Track 2
    • No. of volleyball courts 4
  • Fitness Centre
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes 7
    • Dance Studio 1
    • Swimming Pool 1
    • Personal Trainers
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 1
    • Cafe’s 1
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
    • Skills classes
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations
  • Transport
    • Campus parking
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Fees and funding

Undergraduate tuition: $28,184 / year

Incoming Freshman receiving the President’s or Dean’s scholarship will have the opportunity to compete for an additional $2,000 annual scholarship. Eligible students will have more details sent directly to them from the Office of Admissions.

Recognition Scholarship

  • Average amount - $4,000
  • Requirements - Incoming IWU-Marion student meeting eligibility requirements 2.79 and below high school GPA

Achievement Scholarship

  • Average amount - $6,000
  • Requirements - Incoming IWU-Marion student meeting eligibility requirements 2.8 to 3.39 high school GPA

Faculty Scholarship

  • Average amount - $8,000
  • Requirements - Incoming IWU-Marion student meeting eligibility requirements 3.4 to 3.749 high school GPA

Dean's Scholarship

  • Average amount - $10,000
  • Requirements - Incoming IWU-Marion student meeting eligibility requirements are 3.75 to 3.99 high school GPA

President's Scholarship

  • Average amount - $11,000
  • Requirements - Incoming IWU-Marion student meeting eligibility requirements are 4.0+ high school GPA

National Hispanic Recognition Scholarship

  • Average amount - $15,000
  • Requirements - Selected as an outstanding Hispanic/Latino student in the National Hispanic Recognition Program with a high school GPA of 3.50+

National Merit Scholarship

  • Average amount - $16,000
  • Requirements - National Merit Finalist or Semi-finalist with a high school GPA of 3.50+

Location

Indiana Wesleyan University

4201 S Washington St, Marion, IN 46953, United States

Marion is a lively city with a great community spirit. As home to some of the state’s biggest and best colleges, Marion attracts international students from far and wide.

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Visa requirements for Indiana Wesleyan University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements