Overview

Applicants
4,733
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average HS GPA
3.60

GPA Breakdown

46%
Over 3.75
18%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
460 - 520
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
450 - 530
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
21 - 26

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with Writing recommended

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with Essay component recommended

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
10:1
Total Faculty
287
with Terminal Degree
212

148
Men
139
Women
41
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biochemistry.
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
  • Exercise Physiology.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business/Commerce, General.
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other.
  • Finance, General.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
  • Organizational Behavior Studies.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Communication and Media Studies, Other.
  • Communication and Media Studies.
  • Communication, General.
  • Journalism.
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies.
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
  • Computer Graphics.
  • Computer Programming, Other.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Computer Software Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Art Therapy/Therapist.
  • Athletic Training/Trainer.
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician.
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist.
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LEISURE AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES.

  • Sports and Exercise.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
  • International/Global Studies.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Public Policy Analysis, General.
  • Social Work.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Economics, General.
  • International Relations and Affairs.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Political Science and Government, Other.
  • Social Sciences, General.
  • Sociology.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Bible/Biblical Studies.
  • Divinity/Ministry.
  • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other.
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies.
  • Religious Education.
  • Religious/Sacred Music.
  • Youth Ministry.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
  • Drawing.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Interior Design.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music Theory and Composition.
  • Music, General.
  • Painting.
  • Photography.
  • Printmaking.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Doctoral
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Dr. Lewis A. Jackson
Early African American Aviator

Dr. Jerry A. Pattengale
Founder of Purpose Guided Education, Author

Dr. Margorie Elder
Hawthorne Scholar

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,490

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,548

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,009

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$30,355

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$27,296
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,386

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$4,326
Transportation for Commuters
$1,106

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal and Institutional

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,665
Foreign Countries Represented
21

Demographics

1.71%
Asian
3.01%
African-American
3.89%
Hispanic
83.62%
Caucasian
2.02%
Unknown
1.50%
International

64% female
36% male
46% are out of state
97% are full time
3% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
82%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
97%

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
35
Number of Honor Societies
3

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
5

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Wildcats)
9 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Wildcats)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Minority Support Groups: Diversity lunches, Office of Diversity and Multicultural Events, Dir. of Diversity and Multicultural Programs

Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, Gateway, Fujitsu, Apple, HP

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Rhonda Bowen
Visit Coordinator

Address
4201 S Washington St
Marion, IN 46953-4974

Phone
765-677-2923

Email
rhonda.bowen@indwes.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
McConn Coffee Shop
Recreation and Wellness Center
Globe Theater
The 1920 Art Gallery
Williams Chapel
The McCoon Coffee Shop is one of the more striking facilities on any college campus--situated in a long indoor mall area of the student center--and includes a fireplace and numerous seating configurations

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Midwest Coffee Company
Matter Park
Beatnik's Cafe
Tree of Life Bookstore and Cafe
James Dean Gallery

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
During individual and/or group visits.

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
melody.leckron@indwes.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Maximum of 2 nights

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxi's, airport shuttle service, city bus transportation Fort Wayne International Airport Marion Municipal Airport

Driving Instructions to Campus
From I-69 take Exit 59. Take HWY 22/35 West to St Rd 15 North. Turn West on 45th Street to Nebraska Street. Turn North on Nebraska.

Local Accommodations
College Inn B and B, Hampton Inn, Best Western, Comfort Suites, Super 8 Motel, Country Inn and Suites, Hart Motel, Golden Oak B and B, Hotel Marion, The Loft Inn B and B, This Old Barn B and B, World Gospel Mission, Big Pine Farm B and B


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