Indiana Wesleyan University

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Indiana Wesleyan University understands that time at work and at school means time away from what is most important—your family. IWU's online degree programs are completely online, eliminating the commute and classroom lectures from your day. Because you decide when to study, in most cases you are free to complete the 12 to 15 hours course commitment per week at your own pace and in the learning style that is best for you.

Where Is Indiana Wesleyan University?

Indiana Wesleyan University is located in Marion, Indiana. Not to be confused with Wesleyan University in Connecticut, its 350-acre campus brims with relatively modern buildings and provides house and home to many of its students. It offers more than a hundred degree programs across levels and disciplines. As an online student attending Indiana Wesleyan University Online, you may or may not have to visit Indiana Wesleyan University’s campus.   

Attending Indiana Wesleyan University Online

Indiana Wesleyan University has an online division that offers hybrid and online programs. Many of the programs are the same as their on-campus counterparts except that they are delivered digitally. Students in online programs at Indiana Wesleyan have access to financial aid, multiple levels of programs (from certificate to graduate to endorsements), and subjects across disciplines. Online students also have digital access to libraries and other resources critical to academic success.

Programs Available through Indiana Wesleyan University Online

Indiana Wesleyan offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and graduate degrees online. It also offers certificate programs. The programs are designed to provide a comprehensive liberal arts education. Some of Indiana Wesleyan University Online programs are accelerated, and some allow students to visit locations outside of Indiana such as Kentucky and Ohio (as of 2017).

Indiana Wesleyan offers programs in the following areas:

  • Business
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Leadership
  • Liberal Arts
  • Nursing
  • Psychology and Social Work
  • Theology and Ministry
  • Wesley Seminary

Within these areas, students can study numerous subjects. These may include accounting and marketing in business, for example, or perhaps addiction and school counseling in counseling. Find the area that best fits your interests and see what subjects you can study and at what level from there.

What Is Indiana Wesleyan University Known For?

Indiana Wesleyan University is perhaps best known as an Evangelical Christian university. It’s devoted to the Wesleyan Church. Its community is committed to changing the world, and its faculty offer spiritual and academic mentorship. The school’s environment is designed to support students’ journeys through academia, spirituality, and religion.

Indiana Wesleyan University is also known for its well-developed adult education program and a newer “Hall of Sciences and Nursing.” It offers smaller classes (most are capped to ensure personal attention and an intimate learning experience) and caters much of its online education to adult learners.  

Is Indiana Wesleyan University Accredited?

Yes, the Indiana Wesleyan University has institutional and regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Many of their academic programs are also accredited by appropriate (subject-associated) accreditation institutions as well.

Accreditation helps ensure that schools provide quality education. Accreditation institutions are independent, non-profit organizations that test and examine schools’ quality based on well-established measures. Credits from regionally accredited schools may transfer more easily to other schools. Having a degree from a regionally accredited school might also be required to pursue licensure in certain professions. Always confirm with schools that your credits are transferable between programs.

Is Indiana Wesleyan a For Profit School?

Indiana Wesleyan University is actually a private, not-for-profit school that is affiliated with the Wesleyan Church. 

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