Indiana Wesleyan University

4201 S. Washington St. - Marion, IN 46953
  • Region: Great Lakes
  • Campus Setting: Small Town
  • Size: Small

Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion, IN), an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church, is the largest institution affiliated with the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) and Indiana's largest private university.

Nearly 3,200 undergraduates attend classes on IWU's 320-acre main campus. With many buildings constructed in the last 20 years, students live and learn in state-of-the-art residence halls and academic facilities.

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).

The University has received both regional and national accolades recognizing its programs and facilities. Rankings have included the following: No. 1 “Best College Dorms in Indiana" (, No. 1 “Best Nursing School in Indiana" (, No. 2 “Best Accounting School in Indiana" ( and No. 3 “Most Inviting Yet Affordable College Dorms in America" (

University athletic teams compete in the Mid-Central College Conference. IWU teams have won 12 NAIA National Championships and 29 National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Championships. The men's and women's basketball teams claimed back-to-back National NAIA Division II Championships in 2013 and 2014. The men's team conquered again in 2016 and 2018, making them one of only two teams to ever earn three titles in five years in NAIA Division II history.

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About Indiana Wesleyan University

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.

Mission Statement

Indiana Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered academic community committed to changing the world by developing students in character, scholarship, and leadership.

Tuition Rewards Usage Notes

Tuition Rewards Points are only accepted at the Marion campus