Tuition & Fees

$44,142

$44,142

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,318
Declined + 1,426
Total Received 3,744
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Private (nonprofit)

1,842

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 1320
ACT 1044

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
42%
24-29
42%
18-23
16%
30-36
21%
24-29
63%
18-23
16%
30-36
26%
24-29
59%
18-23
15%
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School Facts

Illinois Wesleyan University, founded in 1850, is an independent, residential, liberal arts university. Its 80-acre campus is located in Bloomington, IL.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,842
Established in 1850
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Bloomington, IL

80-acre campus in Bloomington (population: 78,902), 130 miles from Chicago. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

Illinois Wesleyan University
1312 Park Street
Bloomington, IL 61701

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
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

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 28% of male students
 
4 sororities 32% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
69%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
42%
24-29
42%
18-23
16%
30-36
21%
24-29
63%
18-23
16%
30-36
26%
24-29
59%
18-23
15%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,318
Declined + 1,426
Total Received 3,744

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Interview
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Bob Geraty
Interim Dean of Admissions
P: 800 332-2498
F: 309 556-3820
iwuadmit@iwu.edu

Cost

Tuition $43,940
Room $6,374
Board $3,804
Additional fees $202
Books & supplies $800
Total $55,120
Average Financial Aid - $30,720
Total with Avg. Aid $24,400

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,720

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,832,874
State $1,819,244
Institutional $24,087,593
Other external $457,743
Total $28,197,454

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $11,281,154
Other external
Total $11,281,154

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (Division III)
Mascot
Titans
School colors
green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Design/Technology/Entrepreneurship
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Studies
French
German
Greek/Roman Studies
Hispanic Studies
History
Instrumental Music
International Business
International Studies
Mathematics
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Theatre
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Piano
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Risk Management
Secondary Education
Self-Designed Major
Sociology
Theatre Arts
Theatre Design/Technology
Voice
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

100%

1,842
students

Female
56%
1,027

Male
44%
815

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,828
students

Female
56%
1,020

Male
44%
808

undergraduatePart-time

1%

14
students

Female
50%
7

Male
50%
7

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

40%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

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) Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Nigeria
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bob Geraty
Interim Dean of Admissions
309 556-3953
bgeraty@iwu.edu

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