Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,296
2.5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$21,619
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.99%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
67%
4,363 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,165
85.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
65.6%
474 Graduates

About

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is a higher education institution located in Grant County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion were Registered Nursing (158 degrees awarded), General Psychology (40 degrees), and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (39 degrees).

In 2019, 885 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion. 69.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (739 degrees), 21.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is $27,296, which is $5,270 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is $27,296, which is $5,270 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,619.

In 2019, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,296
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was $27,296. The cost of tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is $5,270 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$21,619
2019 Value
6.28%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,619. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion grew by 6.28%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,756
Room and Board
$1,384
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was of $7,756 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,384. The cost of room and board increased by 1.09% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 9.64% with respect to 2018, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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6.99%
2017 Default Rate
425
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was 6.99%, which represents 425 out of the 6079 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion received 4,363 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 7.82% annual decline. Out of those 4,363 applicants, 2,923 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67% acceptance rate.

There were 3,165 students enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in 2019, and 80% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has an overall enrollment yield of 22.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,923
Accepted Out of 4,363

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was 67% (2,923 admissions from 4,363 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 68.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −7.82%, while admissions declined by −9.56%.

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SAT Scores

80%
Submission Percentage
536
Scores Submitted

80% of enrolled first-time students at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has a total enrollment of 3,165 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is 2,702 students and the part-time enrollment is 463. This means that 85.4% 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 82.2% White, 4.64% Black or African American, 4.27% Hispanic or Latino, 3.25% Two or More Races, 1.71% Asian, 0.126% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.126% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (54%), followed by White Male (29.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.93%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (58%), followed by White Male (20.7%) and Black or African American Female (10.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,165 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is 2,702 and the part-time enrollment is 463. This means that 85.4% of students enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2019 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 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
  1. White
    2,601
  2. Black or African American
    147
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    135

The enrolled student population at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is 82.2% White, 4.64% Black or African American, 4.27% Hispanic or Latino, 3.25% Two or More Races, 1.71% Asian, 0.126% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.126% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 343 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 (739 degrees awarded). There were 21.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is Registered Nursing (158 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (40 degrees) and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (39 degrees).

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 (101 degrees awarded), Education (110 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,518,723 people), Secondary school teachers (526,621 people), Education administrators (289,037 people), Special education teachers (210,422 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (196,633 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Theology (101 degrees awarded), Education (110 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (30 degrees), and English (18 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Theology (101 degrees awarded), Education (110 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (30 degrees), and English (18 degrees).

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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 (2,865,930 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (380,185 people), Religious organizations (179,443 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (173,242 people), and Individual & family services (154,864 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Theology (101 degrees awarded), Education (110 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (30 degrees), and English (18 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 158 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 40 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 39 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was Registered Nursing with 158 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

271
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
614
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 271 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion, which is 0.441 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (614).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in Pastoral Studies & Counseling, which is 3.91 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 138 degrees were awarded to women at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in Registered Nursing, which is 6.9 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 52% 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, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate 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 (69.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    739 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is white (739 degrees awarded). There were 21.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

3.62% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    503 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    236 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is white female (503 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (236 degrees).

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Operations

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has an endowment valued at nearly $204M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.4M (3.62%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion had a total salary expenditure of $180M. Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion employs 111 Assistant professors, 88 Associate professors, and 80 Professors. Most academics at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Female Assistant professors (68), Male Professors(52), and Male Associate professors (47).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are: Management, with 426 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 217 employees, and Service with 60 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$204M
2019 Endowment
7.16%
growth from 2018

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has an endowment valued at about $204M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion grew 7.16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $166M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.6M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion received $1.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$36M
2019 Salaries
1.71%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion paid a median of $36M in salaries, which represents 20% of their overall expenditure ($180M) and a 1.71% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.04% decline from 2017 and a 3.38% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.8M
Instructional Salaries
287
Number of Employees

In 2019, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion paid a total of $18.8M to 287 employees working as instructors, which represents 52.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
111 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
426 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion were Assistant professor with 111 employees; Associate professor with 88 employees; and Associate professor with 80 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion were Management with 426 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 217 employees; and Service with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was Female Assistant professor with 68 employees, Male Professor with 52 employees, and Male Associate professor with 47 employees.

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