The City of Marion is the home of Indiana Wesleyan University. IWU has been Indiana's fastest-growing University for the past two years. The University's total enrollment, which now exceeds 15,000 students, makes IWU the largest private university in Indiana
The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra and the Marion Civic Theatre provide musical and dramatic entertainment. The six-time state basketball champions, Marion Giants, play in the 7,500 seat Bill Green Athletic Arena. Marion General Hospital has been nationally accredited for over a half-century.