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Located in Marion, Indiana, Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global is a private not-for-profit institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

475 Undergraduate Degrees
470 Graduate Degrees

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Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global Rankings

IWU is ranked #3 out of 19 schools in Indiana.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

IWU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#14 Most Popular Online Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at IWU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global?

Location of Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global

Contact details for IWU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1900 West 50Th Street, Marion, IN 46953
Phone: 765-677-2870
Website: https://www.indwes.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IndWes
Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndWes

How Do I Get Into IWU?

You can apply to IWU online at: https://www.indwes.edu/adult-graduate/application/

Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global?

70% Take Out Loans
6.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At IWU, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $7,087 a year. That adds up to $28,348 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at IWU is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,373 Full-Time Undergraduates
73% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,925 undergraduate students at IWU, with 6,373 being full-time and 552 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  IWU

There are also 4,485 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,373 full-time undergraduates at IWU, 27% are male and 73% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  IWU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of IWU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 63
Black or African American 1,608
Hispanic or Latino 328
White 3,959
International Students 132
Other Races/Ethnicities 283

Online Learning at Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global

8,637 Took All Classes Online
8,960 Took At Least One Class Online
There are 18 bachelor’s degree and 29 master’s degree programs available online at IWU. In 2017-2018, 8,960 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at IWU has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of IWU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 6%
Nursing 2%
Nursing Education 55%
Nursing Practice 17%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at IWU ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at IWU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Practice #13
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #21
Nursing Education #24
Nursing Administration #34
Registered Nursing #55
Nursing #70

Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 475 0 0 0 475
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 22 256 0 278
Nursing Education 0 0 71 0 71
Nursing Administration 0 0 61 0 61
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 0 15 33 0 48
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 12 12
TOTAL 475 37 421 12 945

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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