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Additional Steps to Apply

1. Application

It is very important that you APPLY first in order to create a file for your application materials. Please follow the “Apply” link and apply for the Graduate Counseling program which you are interested in pursuing.

2. Official Transcripts

IWU requires the official transcript from the institution where you earned your baccalaureate degree, any institution where you have earned graduate credit and any transcript that contains prerequisite credit. Note: A transcript is only considered official if IWU receives it in a sealed envelope directly from the school you attended. You may order an official E-Transcript if your institution provides that option.

Transcript Mailing Address:
Indiana Wesleyan University
Maxwell Suite 103, Attn: Natalie Halt
4201 S. Washington St. Marion, IN 46953

E-Transcript Email Address:


3. Recommendation Forms

3 professional recommendations are required from individuals qualified to judge your expertise, character, and capacity for graduate level learning. We require professional recommendations that may come from a professor, a manager, a supervisor, a co-worker, a pastor or church leader, etc. Please use the form provided.

4. Writing Sample

In a few paragraphs, please let us know a bit about your journey that has led you to consider Indiana Wesleyan University’s Division of Graduate Counseling as a path for attaining the master’s degree. How do you plan to use your degree? Discuss both your short-term and long term goals.

5. Background Check

All students must submit for a secure background check report through Castlebranch, Inc. Please follow this link to complete this step:  In the upper right hand corner of the website click on “Place Order” and enter IB69bg (“I” as in Indiana) to be sure you are completing the check that is needed.

6. GRE Test Scores

Please submit an official copy of your Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores if you have an earned baccalaureate cumulative GPA which is under 3.25. NOTE: If you have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher for your baccalaureate program you are not required to take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) for admissions consideration to our program.

For information about the GRE, visit The Indiana Wesleyan University institutional code is R1446. Assessment must have been taken within the past 5 years. Note: Self-reported scores via email can be used as unofficial scores until the official report from ETS arrives.


Your forms may be sent via:

Fax: 765-677-3644
Mail: Please refer to the mailing address listed above.

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Last updated: 01/24/2017