Illinois State University

Normal, IL

Illinois State University

Normal, IL

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Undergrad Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$15,319

$26,843

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,593
Declined 2,894
Total Received 15,487
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Public

19,798

undergraduate students

3,343

graduate students

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School Facts

Illinois State University offers a large-campus experience with a small-school feel in a top-rated college town. Illinois State delivers on what every college should promise—the opportunity and tools to build your legacy every day.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 23,141
Established in 1857
Coeducational Coeducational

1,180-acre campus in Normal (population: 54,284), with a 300-acre farm in Lexington; 40 miles from Peoria. Served by train; air and bus serve Bloomington (three miles); major airport serves Chicago (130 miles). School operates evening transportation to local residences and stores. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Illinois State University
100 North University Street
Normal, IL
61761

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
610
25th
510
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 15
Application deadline (final deadline) April 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,593
Declined 2,894
Total Received 15,487

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

75%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,840

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,524
Room $5,334
Board $4,516
Additional fees $3,795
Books & supplies $820
Total $25,989
Average Financial Aid - $8,840
Total with Avg. Aid $17,149
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 309 438-2231
F: 309 438-3755
financialaid@illinoisstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, bowling, cheerleading, cross-country, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, fishing, golf, hockey, lacrosse, quidditch, roundnet, rugby, soccer, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross-country, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, fishing, golf, lacrosse, quidditch, roundnet, rugby, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Bags, spikeball, dodgeball, table tennis, sand volleyball, badminton, flag football, softball, pickleball, soccer, basketball, volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Archeology.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Construction Management, General.
Counseling Psychology.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Energy Systems Technology/Technician.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Health.
European Studies/Civilization.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Communications, General.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Health Teacher Education.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Information Technology.
Insurance.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Science.
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
School Psychology.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Agriculture
  3. Finance

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Technologies
  • Other

23,141

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

19,798
students

Female
55%
10,899

Male
45%
8,899

14%

3,343
students

Female
63%
2,116

Male
37%
1,227

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

18,191
students

Female
56%
10,092

Male
44%
8,099

9%

1,607
students

Female
51%
807

Male
49%
800

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: May 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
South Korea
The Democratic Republic Of Congo
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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