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Indiana Wesleyan University is passionate about developing students in character, scholarship, and leadership. We are committed to helping students find and embrace opportunities to shine brighter in their workplaces, communities, and homes.

Mary, Daniel, Richard, and Cynthia

The Gil siblings knew that if they could weather the hardships of their childhood, they could create better lives for themselves together. Mary, Daniel, Richard, and Cynthia knew they could motivate each other to take their careers to the next level, so together, they earned their MBA degrees at Indiana Wesleyan University. Now they say that the strong family relationship–both with their IWU family and with each other–is the reason they are shining brighter.

“I can’t imagine where I’d be without my family. IWU supported me just like my family does.” – Daniel Gil


Pebbles Wireman says school gives her purpose, and Indiana Wesleyan gave her a “family” of peers and professors who supported her from start to finish. Pebbles not only had academic support, but she also experienced the rallying of the IWU community when she faced several serious health conditions. After overcoming extraordinary challenges and circumstances, Pebbles walked at the graduation ceremony even though she couldn’t believe she made it there. Two weeks later, she began a program at Wesley Seminary hoping to help her light shine even brighter for other patients.

“My doctor asked me, ‘What makes you different than my other patients?’ And I said, ‘My faith and my school.’” – Pebbles Wireman


Thresette Briggs was a talented speaker and orator, but 10 years ago, she almost lost her voice. She knew God restored her voice to use it for Him, so she turned to her education at Indiana Wesleyan University to help her make that happen. Relying on the competencies she developed during her MBA program, Thresette started her own business to help people become better speakers and performers. Now she says IWU has helped her and her voice shine brighter.

Latricia and Leon

When Latricia and Leon began earning their degrees at Indiana Wesleyan University, they wanted to shine brighter for their family of eight. Together they worked side-by-side to finish their degrees so they could change their world, starting with their children. Now, they are DeVoe School of Business graduates and say they can shine a brighter light because of their experiences at IWU.


Sandra knows that confidence is essential to success. When she earned her Master of Public Health degree at Indiana Wesleyan University, she says she gained the same kind of confidence as she did practicing karate – the confidence to shine brighter and to become a better person. Now she carries that newfound boldness from her master’s degree to her family, her workplace, and her community.


Vernon decided his life needed to change after years of struggling with addiction, homelessness, and incarceration. Following his sister's graduation at Indiana Wesleyan University, he realized an education at IWU could help him turn on the light in his life. Now, after earning three degrees from IWU, Vernon is grateful he can shine brighter for his family.

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We’re passionate about developing students in character, scholarship, and leadership. We challenge our students to excel with a unique learning format using highly qualified instructors, small classes, and versatile online and onsite options. Our flexible formats help busy people turn full schedules into fulfilling lives.


IWU has been meeting the unique educational needs of adult students since 1985. We started with only four degree programs and 150 students. We now have over 90 programs and more than 10,000 students enrolled in our online and onsite programs.


Our students and programs are supported by a generous transfer policy, competitive tuition rates, and various discounts. We equip students from a wide variety of backgrounds and needs with the tools necessary to finish and earn their degrees. Our faculty members are experienced in their fields and know how to provide students the skills and knowledge to excel.

Programs for Adult Students

Certificate Programs – Boost your skills and resume by earning a certificate from one of our many online certificate programs.

Associate Degrees – Earn an associate degree in business, computer science, criminal justice, education, general studies, or theology and ministry.

Bachelor's Degrees – Transfer your credits with our generous transfer policy to complete your bachelor’s degree in one of our flexible learning formats. Even if you do not have any college credit, we have a degree path for you. 

Master’s Degrees – Continue your education and set yourself apart with a master’s degree from IWU. Choose from several areas of study with a format and start date that work for you.

Doctoral Degrees – Advance your career with one of IWU’s doctoral programs in nursing, leadership, or occupational therapy or a doctoral degree in ministry from Wesley Seminary at IWU.

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Obtaining your education has never been more convenient. IWU offers a wide variety of online programs, meaning the classroom is with you wherever you go. We also offer many of our programs in an onsite format in education centers across Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky.

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