Tuition & Fees

$31,660

$31,660

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,471
Declined + 960
Total Received 2,431
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Private (nonprofit)

952

undergraduate students

3

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
16%
500-599
32%
400-499
42%
300-399
10%
600-699
37%
500-599
21%
400-499
26%
300-399
16%
600-699
10%
500-599
42%
400-499
32%
300-399
16%
30-36
13%
24-29
23%
18-23
41%
12-17
23%
30-36
3%
24-29
37%
18-23
34%
12-17
26%
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
43%
12-17
20%
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School Facts

Illinois College, founded in 1829, is a private, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Church of Christ. Its campus is located in Jacksonville, IL.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 955
Established in 1829
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of Christ
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Jacksonville, IL

65-acre campus in Jacksonville (population: 19,230), 35 miles from Springfield. Air, bus, and train serve Springfield; major airport serves St. Louis (90 miles).

Illinois College
1101 West College Avenue
Jacksonville, IL 62650-2299

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
84%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
16%
500-599
32%
400-499
42%
300-399
10%
600-699
37%
500-599
21%
400-499
26%
300-399
16%
600-699
10%
500-599
42%
400-499
32%
300-399
16%
30-36
13%
24-29
23%
18-23
41%
12-17
23%
30-36
3%
24-29
37%
18-23
34%
12-17
26%
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
43%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,471
Declined + 960
Total Received 2,431

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Richard Bystry
Associate Director of Admission
P: 866 464-5265
F: 217 245-3034
admissions@mail.ic.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,695,250
State $1,693,071
Institutional $12,471,726
Other external $359,369
Total $16,219,416

Non-need-based

Federal
State $369
Institutional $3,073,368
Other external $107,886
Total $3,181,623

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwest Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Blue Boys/Lady Blues
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Art
Biology
Biology/Chemistry
Biology/Exercise Science
Biology/Occupational Therapy
Chemistry
Chemistry/Engineering
Communication/Rhetorical Studies
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Economics/Finance
Education/Physical Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Biology
Finance
Fine Arts
French
German
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Management Information Systems
Management/Organizational Leadership
Management/Organizational Leadership/Business
Management/Organizational Leadership/Sport Management
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Physics/Engineering
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

952
students

Female
52%
493

Male
48%
459

Graduate

0%

3
students

Female
100%
3

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

99%

948
students

Female
52%
490

Male
48%
458

undergraduatePart-time

1%

4
students

Female
75%
3

Male
25%
1

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

62%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 10

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

84

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Countries most often represented Albania
Japan
Nepal
Nigeria
Spain
The Ukraine
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rick Bystry
Associate Director of Admissions
217 245-3030
rlbystry@ic.edu

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