Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,684
2.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,755
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.95%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
86.7%
3,946 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,603
86.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
66.1%
452 Graduates

About

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is a higher education institution located in Grant County, IN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion were Registered Nursing (133 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (52 degrees), and General Psychology (39 degrees).

In 2022, 931 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion. 66.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (803 degrees), 24.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is $29,684, which is $5,688 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is $29,684, which is $5,688 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,755.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$29,684
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was $29,684. The cost of tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is $5,688 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$21,755
2022 Value
1.55%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,755. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion grew by 1.55%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,303
Room and Board
$1,384
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was of $8,303 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.27% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,384. The cost of books and supplies increased by 15.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.1% with respect to 2021, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.95%
2019 Default Rate
112
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was 1.95%, which represents 112 out of the 5736 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion received 3,946 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.7% annual growth. Out of those 3,946 applicants, 3,422 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,603 students enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in 2022. 46% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has an overall enrollment yield of 16.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,422
Accepted Out of 3,946

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was 86.7% (3,422 admissions from 3,946 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 91.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.7%, while admissions declined by −4.04%..

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SAT Scores

46%
Submission Percentage (2022)
264
Scores Submitted (2022)

46% of enrolled first-time students at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion had a total enrollment of 2,603 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is 2,250 students and the part-time enrollment is 353. This means that 86.4% of students enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.1% White, 6.07% Black or African American, 4.15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.07% Two or More Races, 2.11% Asian, 0.269% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0384% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (54%), followed by White Male (28.5%) and Black or African American Male (3.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (57.3%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Black or African American Female (12.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,603 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is 2,250 and the part-time enrollment is 353. This means that 86.4% of students enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,086 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    158 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    108 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is 80.1% White, 6.07% Black or African American, 4.15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.07% Two or More Races, 2.11% Asian, 0.269% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0384% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 72 students (2.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 305 more women than men received degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is white (803 degrees awarded). There were 24.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is Registered Nursing (133 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (52 degrees) and General Psychology (39 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (89 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (72 degrees), and Education (135 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,567,139 people), Secondary school teachers (456,850 people), Education administrators (264,305 people), Special education teachers (187,499 people), and Social workers, all other (176,688 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in 2022 are Theology (89 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (72 degrees), Education (135 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Theology (89 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (72 degrees), Education (135 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Elementary & secondary schools (2,772,367 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (285,640 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (214,193 people), Religious organizations (163,442 people), and Individual & family services (149,969 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Theology (89 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (72 degrees), Education (135 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 133 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was Registered Nursing with 133 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

313
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
618
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 313 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion, which is 0.506 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (618).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in Pastoral Studies & Counseling, which is 2.58 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 112 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in Registered Nursing, which is 5.33 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 61% of students graduating from Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11.1% of graduates (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    803 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    33 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is white (803 degrees awarded). There were 24.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

1.4% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    538 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    265 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is white female (538 degrees awarded). There were 2.03 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (265 degrees).

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Operations

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has an endowment valued at nearly $230M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.8%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion had a total salary expenditure of 180M. Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion employs 90 Assistant professors, 73 Professors and 69 Associate professors. Most academics at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Female Assistant professor (63), Male Professor (43), and Female Associate professor (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are: Management, with 212 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 116 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 107 employees.

Endowment

$230M
2022 Endowment
14.4%
decline from 2021

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has an endowment valued at about $230M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion declined 14.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $183M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$33.4M
2022 Salaries
1.13%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion paid a median of $33.4M in salaries, which represents 18.6% of their overall expenditure ($180M) and a 1.13% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.2M
Instructional Salaries
235
Number of Employees

In 2022, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion paid a total of $16.2M to 235 employees working as instructors, which represents 48.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
90 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
212 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion were Assistant professor with 90 employees, Professor with 73 employees, and Associate professor with 69 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion were Management with 212 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 116 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 107 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was Female Assistant professor with 63 employees, Male Professor with 43 employees, and Female Associate professor with 35 employees.

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