Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion)


Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion)

There is a unique energy at Indiana Wesleyan University—a combination of innovation, purpose and faith—and it takes just one visit to experience it for yourself.  IWU students discover their God-given individuality and life calling, and develop in character, scholarship and leadership. IWU students are out to change the world.

Students exploring the 80+ undergraduate and 30+ graduate degrees at IWU experience a uniquely engaging academic experience. The curricular innovation, hands-on learning experiences, undergraduate student research with faculty, and culture of professors mentoring students is captured in our ranking of #6 Best Schools for Student Engagement in America (Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education, 2018).

Whether you want to learn more about campus life at IWU or how an IWU education may be surprisingly affordable, visit  Better yet, schedule a campus visit to experience it for yourself at

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Ministry & Theology

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Christian college or university

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


We’re so excited that you’re exploring Indiana Wesleyan University! Where you go to college is a life-changing decision, and the Admissions team at IWU is here to support you on this journey.

Through the application process, our first commitment is that we help set you up for college success. The additional application question required for IWU will help our admissions team get to know you better and help make sure you're ready to thrive here.

We’ve carefully designed our application process to be as smooth and straightforward as possible:

  • No application fee
  • No required essays *
  • ACT / SAT test not required *
  • Rolling admission
Simply submit your application and request that your official transcripts be sent to IWU, and we'll get you an admissions decision quickly -- typically within two weeks. 

To learn more, visit

* for regular admission


Not every college or university can help you achieve your dreams. By applying to Indiana Wesleyan University as a transfer student, you will receive individualized attention by our transfer admissions team. We believe you have a unique life calling to make the world a better place in a way only you can, and we want to help you fulfill that calling. 

The transfer admissions process is simple: 

  1. Submit a FREE application to Indiana Wesleyan University
  2. Have all college or university transcripts sent to IWU (through Common App)
  3. Receive an admissions decision quickly -- usually within just two weeks!

For more information about credit transfer policies, click here or speak to an admissions counselor. Transcript and credit reviews are available by appointment. 

Additional Information

We would love for you to learn more about Indiana Wesleyan University!
  • To explore if IWU is right for you, click here
  • To discover more about academic majors and programs, click here
  • To learn more about the value of an IWU education, click here
  • To meet your admissions counselor and connect, click here

Visit us

There is no better way to get to know Indiana Wesleyan University than to join us for a campus visit. To schedule an onsite campus visit, request a virtual appointment with a faculty member or admissions counselor, or virtually tour campus with drone footage and a 360 degree image gallery, just go to

From professor-student relationships that extend beyond the classroom to residence hall relationships that feel like family, Indiana Wesleyan University exemplifies all that it means to be a truly Christ-centered academic community.

Kyla Foley, Class of 2022, Social Work & Honors Humanities Major
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School location

4201 S Washington St
Marion, IN 46987, United States of America

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