Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU)

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IWU can be found in Marion, IN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around eighteen thousand students enrolled each year at Indiana Wesleyan University.

The majority of students admitted to this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1410 - 1740, or got accepted with an ACT score between 21 - 27. We were able to estimate the Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) average GPA (3.06 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. An estimated 100 percent of all students which applied were admitted at IWU, and from those that were granted acceptance about 44 percent continued on to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 82%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Indiana Wesleyan University was reported as 95.1% in Fall 2013 with over 3,440 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • IWU SAT Scores: 1410 - 1740
  • IWU ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • IWU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Indiana Wesleyan University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Indiana Wesleyan University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Indiana Wesleyan University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 79.2%
  • 2010-2011: 73.5%
  • 2011-2012: 71.8%
  • 2012-2013: 73.0%
  • 2013-2014: 95.1%
  • Projected IWU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 81.5%

How Does Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Indiana Wesleyan University is seventy-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Indiana Institute of Technology72.3%
Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne83.1%
University of Indianapolis84.4%
Indiana University-South Bend70.0%
Miami University-Oxford66.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 580
Math480 - 590
Writing460 - 570
Total Score1410 - 1740
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 28
Math21 - 27
Composite Score21 - 27
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