Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$25,980

2.5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$20,008

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.99%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

72%

3,796 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,072

89.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

62.7%

472 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 (142 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees), and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (42 degrees).

In 2017, 951 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion. 66.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (855 degrees), 29.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is $25,980, which is $5,247 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is $25,980, which is $5,247 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,008.

In 2017, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,980

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was $25,980. The cost of tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is $5,247 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$20,008

2017 Value

2.51%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,008. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion grew by 2.51%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,579

Room and Board

$1,380

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was of $7,579 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,380. The cost of room and board decreased by 8.6% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.13% with respect to 2016, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

6.99%

2016 Default Rate

425

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was 6.99%, which represents 425 out of the 6081 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion received 3,796 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 14.2% annual growth. Out of those 3,796 applicants, 2,734 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72% acceptance rate.

There were 3,072 students enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in 2017, and 68% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has an overall enrollment yield of 28.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,734

Accepted Out of 3,796

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was 72% (2,734 admissions from 3,796 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 73.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 14.2%, while admissions grew by 11.4%.

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SAT Scores

68%

Submission Percentage

532

Scores Submitted

68% of enrolled first-time students at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has a total enrollment of 3,072 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is 2,756 students and the part-time enrollment is 316. This means that 89.7% 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 81.7% White, 4.59% Black or African American, 4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.65% Two or More Races, 1.4% Asian, 0.195% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0326% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (55.7%), followed by White Male (28.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (40.2%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Black or African American Female (4.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,072 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is 2,756 and the part-time enrollment is 316. This means that 89.7% of students enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 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 (75%), 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

    2,511

  2. Black or African American

    141

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    123

The enrolled student population at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is 81.7% White, 4.59% Black or African American, 4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.65% Two or More Races, 1.4% Asian, 0.195% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0326% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 107 students (3.48%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 315 more women than men received degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion. The majority of degree recipients at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are white (855 degrees awarded). There were 29.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is Registered Nursing (142 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees) and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (42 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 (115 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (45 degrees), and English (26 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 (1,978,146 people), Secondary school teachers (343,638 people), Education administrators (288,252 people), Social workers, all other (194,081 people), and Postsecondary teachers (168,412 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Theology (115 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (45 degrees), English (26 degrees), Education (131 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees).

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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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Theology (115 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (45 degrees), English (26 degrees), Education (131 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 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 (2,943,957 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (361,116 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (225,891 people), Religious organizations (151,552 people), and Individual & family services (145,456 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Theology (115 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (45 degrees), English (26 degrees), Education (131 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 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. 142 degrees awarded

  2. 45 degrees awarded

  3. 42 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was Registered Nursing with 142 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 318

  2. 633

In 2017, 318 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion, which is 0.502 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (633).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 46 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in Pastoral Studies & Counseling, which is 4.6 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 125 degrees were awarded to women at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion in Registered Nursing, which is 7.35 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 51% 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, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% 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 (68.1%).

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

    855 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is white (855 degrees awarded). There were 29.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

0.841% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    569 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    286 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion is white female (569 degrees awarded). There were 1.99 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (286 degrees).

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Operations

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has an endowment valued at nearly $167M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $20.9M (12.5%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion had a total salary expenditure of $186M. Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion employs 127 Assistant professors, 79 Associate professors, and 75 Professors. Most academics at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are Female Assistant professors (72), Male Assistant professors(55), and Male Professors (51).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion are: Management, with 353 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 268 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 60 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$167M

2017 Endowment

13.6%

growth from 2016

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion has an endowment valued at about $167M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion grew 13.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $134M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.7M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion received $1.7M 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

$37.6M

2017 Salaries

3.38%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion paid a median of $37.6M in salaries, which represents 20.3% of their overall expenditure ($186M) and a 3.38% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 48.6% decline from 2015 and a 4.72% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.1M

Instructional Salaries

285

Number of Employees

In 2017, Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion paid a total of $18.1M to 285 employees working as instructors, which represents 48% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

127 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

353 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion were Assistant professor with 127 employees; Associate professor with 79 employees; and Associate professor with 75 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion were Management with 353 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 268 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion was Female Assistant professor with 72 employees, Male Assistant professor with 55 employees, and Male Professor with 51 employees.

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