Illinois State University

Normal, IL

Illinois State University

Normal, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$15,319

$26,843

not including housing and food

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
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-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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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Financial Aid

75%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,840

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,524
Housing $5,334
Food $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 Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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

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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

92%

18,191
students

Female
55%
10,092

Male
45%
8,099

8%

1,607
students

Female
50%
807

Male
50%
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 transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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